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Lt. Col August "Gus" Holubeck (Ret.)

August 25, 1930 February 10, 2019
Lt. Col August "Gus" Holubeck (Ret.)
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Obituary for Lt. Col August "Gus" Holubeck (Ret.)

Gus has completed his last flight and has landed at the Throne of God.

Born into a large family in southeast Ohio, his father and brother provided for the family working in the local coal mines. After graduating high school he attended Miami of Ohio University on a football scholarship and became a consensus All-American while earning his Business degree.

Gus was commissioned an Air Force Officer after graduation and began his pilot training shortly there after. Gus married Marilyn Beyers in her hometown of Roscoe, SD in 1959 and they began raising their family as they moved around the country. He served his country proudly for 29 years, and was a B-52 Command Pilot during the Vietnam War.

After retirement from Offutt AFB, Gus and Marilyn owned and operated two Baskin Robbins stores for a number of years to the delight of their kids, grandkids, and family friends.

Gus is survived by his loving wife Marilyn; children, Paul (Diane) Holubeck, Chuck (Leslie) Holubeck, Steve Holubeck, Kristen Reeser and Mary (Dave) Rahmel; 8 grandchildren and sister Helen.

Gus never met a stranger, and was a mentor to many who he crossed paths with.


Services have been entrusted to John A. Gentleman Mortuaries and Crematory, Bellevue/Sarpy County Chapel 3402 Samson Way Bellevue, NE. 68123.


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Visitation

Wednesday

13

Feb

5:00 PM 2/13/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/13/2019 7:00:00 PM
John A Gentleman Mortuaries - Bellevue/Sarpy County Chapel

3402 Samson Way
Bellevue, NE 68123

John A Gentleman Mortuaries - Bellevue/Sarpy County Chapel
3402 Samson Way Bellevue 68123 NE
United States

Services

Thursday

14

Feb

11:00 AM 2/14/2019 11:00:00 AM
Capehart Chapel

2500 Capehart Rd
Bellevue, NE 68123

Capehart Chapel
2500 Capehart Rd Bellevue 68123 NE
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Memorial Park Final Resting Place

2300 S 78th St.
Omaha, Ne 68124

2300 S 78th St. Omaha 68124 Ne
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Peyton Holubeck, Gus's granddaughter, received life saving cancer care at St. Judes. The family is requesting memorials be made to Marilyn so that she can donate them herself.
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