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Scott Butcher

Scott Butcher, age 69, of Aurora, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022, at the VA Medical Center in Omaha.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 26th at the Chapel of Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. Pastor Nelson Rossi will officiate. Interment will be in the Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 - 7 p.m. Tuesday, at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora. Memorials may be made in care of the family to designate at a later date. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Scott Edward Butcher, the son of Lorance and Betty (Brandenburg) Butcher, was born in Central City, Nebraska on December 13, 1952 and passed away in Omaha, Nebraska on January 21, 2022 at the age of 69.

Scott graduated from Central City High School Class of 1971. He then went to Hastings Tech in Hastings taking a two-year welding course, finishing in nine months then went to work for Century Mfg. in Aurora.

Scott was married to Karen Loftis on July 1, 1972. They had three children, Christopher, Michael and Jessica. Scott also worked as a Book salesman, Hardware Manager at the Aurora Mall, Atlantic Homes in Central City and Danish Oak in Hampton.

Scotts' hobbies included his horses, and all his pets as well as spending time with Izzy & Kiara. He enjoyed making things for others. Bible studies & teaching others about God.

He was preceded in death by his parents and infant sister.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Karen of Aurora; three children, Christopher of Omaha, Michael of Tecumseh and Jessica (Daniel) Stanphill, Isabella and Kiara of Marquette; granddaughters, Daizie of Grand Island and Dominic of Libby, Montana. He is also survived by two brothers, Larry Butcher and Russ (Tami) Butcher both of Central City and sister, Jacque Stutheit of Virginia, Nebraska and many nieces and nephews.

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