March 18, 1931 - April 21, 2017
DONALD CARL EISENBARTH 1931 – 2017 Donald Carl Eisenbarth age 86 of Plattsmouth, NE peacefully passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at his residence. Don was born on March 18, 1931 to John Joseph and Effie Reba (Thorpe) Eisenbarth in Havelock, NE. He was raised and schooled in Lincoln, NE and graduated from Lincoln Northeast High School with the class of 1950. After graduating from high school, he was drafted into U.S. Navy. Don served his country for four years on the U.S.S. Laffey during the Korean Conflict. After serving his country, Don returned to Lincoln and began working for Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph. He met Merna Jean Petereit and they were later married on October 12, 1957 in Lincoln. Don and Merna made their home and raised their children in Plattsmouth. Don continued to work for LT&T in Plattsmouth until he retired in November of 1993. He was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #365 in Plattsmouth. He is survived by his son: Gregg Eisenbarth and fiancé Kim Groenjes of Plattsmouth, NE; two daughters: Cheryl Leger and husband John of O'Fallon, MO; Colene Hearshman and husband Kevin of Des Moines, IA; nine grandchildren: Misty, Sarah, Dawn, Mandy, Rhyan, Thomas, Logan, Meghan, and Erica; eleven great grandchildren: Samuel, Ethan, Ella, Madison, Lane, Maria, Mya, Lincoln, Alexandria, Emmerick, and Ava; sister: Shirley Rodgers of Lincoln, NE; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents: John and Effie Eisenbarth, wife: Merna Eisenbarth, infant daughter: Maria Mary Eisenbarth, three brothers: John Bruce, Benjamin Eisenbarth, Paul Eisenbarth, and sister: Mary Steinhagen. Visitations will be held from 1:00 to5:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Roby Funeral Home in Plattsmouth. Rosary Service will be held at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Church of the Holy Spirit in Plattsmouth. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Church of the Holy Spirit in Plattsmouth with Father Loras K. Grell officiating, Misty Koenig and Mandy Schmitt as lectors, Jeff Scanlan as acolyte, Terry Little as vocalist, and Laurie Hajek-Jones as organist. Pallbearers will be Dave McCoy, Marvin Baxter, Kurt Petereit, Joel Petereit, Rick Isham, and Dan Heubner. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ed Dellinger, Larry Chubb, Don C. Eisenbarth, Pete Eisenbarth, and Mike Seick. His final resting place will be next to his wife Merna at Oak Hill Cemetery in Plattsmouth. The family suggests Memorials to Plattsmouth Volunteer Firefighter's Association or for Masses at Church of the Holy Spirit.
DONALD CARL EISENBARTH 1931 – 2017 Donald Carl Eisenbarth age 86 of Plattsmouth, NE peacefully passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at his residence. Don was born on March 18, 1931 to John Joseph and Effie Reba (Thorpe) Eisenbarth in... View Obituary & Service Information
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DONALD CARL EISENBARTH
1931 – 2017
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