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Bud Gottschalk

January 12, 1939 — April 24, 2020

Charles “Bud” Gottschalk age 81 of Broken Bow passed away on April 24, 2020 at the Brookestone View Care Home in Broken Bow.

Private graveside services will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM at the Broken Bow Cemetery with Garry Morgan officiating.    A visitation will be held on Monday, April 27, 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow.  Burial will be in the Broken Bow Cemetery.  Memorials will be decided at a later date.   Words of encouragement and memories may be shared at  A recording of the services will be available at 

Charles “Bud” Edward Gottschalk was born on January 12, 1939 at Hebron, NE to Kenneth and Wilma Jane Hendrickson Gottschalk.  Bud attended grade school at Hebron and later graduated from Superior High School in 1957.  The family moved to Broken Bow where they purchased the “Jack & Jill” grocery store.  They later built a new store in 1964.  In addition to working many hours at the grocery store, Bud and Diane enjoyed working on their farm east of Broken Bow, where they not only farmed, but raised and showed Angus Cattle for several years.  Bud and Diane retired from the grocery store in 2009. 

Bud and Diane have been together since 1979. Then on September 9, 1982 Bud married Diane (Stoeser-Holloway).  They spent most of their lives in Broken Bow. 

Bud is survived by his wife Diane of Broken Bow, two sons, Gary Gottschalk of Broken Bow and Greg Gottschalk of Grand Island, two step sons, Kirby (Sheri)Holloway of Burwell, and Kyle Holloway of Rapid City, SD, ten grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, a brother, KC (Marita) Gottschalk of Broken Bow, and a sister Kay (Gary) Fenton of Broken Bow. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Brad, a brother Dan, and a grandchild Kody Holloway.


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