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North Bend Eagle Obituaries

Below are listed obituaries published in the North Bend Eagle for people who died in 2022. Dates listed with the names are the dates of death. Click on each name to read the full obituary.

Matthew K. Potadle, Tekamah, Jan. 2, age 36
Matthew Potadle
Matthew Keith Potadle was born to Paul and Allison Potadle Sept. 10, 1985, in Omaha. He passed away unexpectedly Jan. 2 at the Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Matthew was raised in Lincoln. He received his education at Lincoln East High School, Florida State University, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Matthew found great enjoyment in football. As a defensive player at Florida State and a defensive coach at Tekamah-Herman High School, he shared his passion for football with friends, family, and Tekamah youth. He spent countless hours watching football games with his father Paul, analyzing and dissecting game plans and plays.
Matthew also loved growing plants and getting his hands dirty planting, watering, and nurturing all things green. He was most recently pursuing a degree in horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He had found a new interest in learning about plant genetics and plant production.
Family was the center of Matthew’s life. He found great joy and pride in being a son, a grandson, a brother and an uncle. Matthew was preceded in death by his grandparents Keith Potadle and Merle and Margaret (Lodl) Jensen.
Matthew is survived by his parents Paul and Allison (Lodl) Potadle; sisters and brothers-in-law Brittani and Charles Hoesche of Lincoln and Sydney Potadle and Will Thomas of Albuquerque; his girlfriend Jamie Kruse and son Eli of Gretna, and nieces Olivia and Willa.
Funeral Services were held Jan. 7 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Tekamah with interment at Tekamah Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Tekamah-Herman Athletic Department c/o Tekamah-Herman Public Schools.
Pelan Funeral Services in Tekamah was in charge of the arrangements.
Published Jan. 12, 2022

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