David Joseph Eller
Age - 56
6/19/1955 - 8/10/2011

Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM, 
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
St. Peter's Catholic Church
Bellwood,  NE 
Reverend Jay Buhman
will be officiating.

7:00 PM, 
Monday, August 15, 2011
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, 
Monday, August 15, 2011
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 
Visitation continues Tuesday morning from
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the church.

Family Interment
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Ss Peter & Mary/Presentation Cemetery
Rural Bellwood,  NE 
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David died Wednesday, August 10, 2011 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident east of Columbus.

David Joseph Eller was born June 19, 1955 in David City, Nebraska to Leo and Helen (Shonka) Eller. He graduated from David City Aquinas in 1974 and then from Southeast Community College - Milford in 1976. David married Anita Konz on July 1, 1978 at St. Isidore Catholic Church in Columbus. The couple lived in Columbus and recently celebrated their 33rd Wedding Anniversary. David worked as a diesel mechanic at Columbus Truck & Repair for many years. He then worked for Garretson Equipment, Case Power & Equipment, Red Country International, Sherwin Williams, Cliff Veissman Trucking, B.M.C. Transportation, Nelsen Transportation and other full & part-time jobs until he became owner & operator of Thunderbolt Trucking. David enjoyed John Wayne movies, polka music and collecting Case tractors. He loved spending time with his family and friends and enjoyed family vacations. David loved driving his semi on the open road and seeing the country. His passion was working on his truck, which was his pride and joy.

He is survived by:

Wife: Anita Eller of Columbus, NE
Father: Leo Eller of David City, NE
Step-Mother: Eunice Eller of Friend, NE
Son: Daryl Eller of Lincoln, NE
Daughter: Jennifer Eller of Monroe, NE
Brother: Leo Eller, Jr. of Costa Mesa, CA
Brother: Mike (Jan) Eller of North Platte, NE
Brother: Thomas (Lou Anne) Eller of David City, NE
Brother: Patrick Eller of Costa Mesa, CA
Brother: Gerald (Adela) Eller of Buford, SC
Sister: Mary Nelson of Eugene, OR
Sister; Jean (David) Fisher of Albion, NE
Sister: Carol (Dave) Booth of North Bend, OR
Sister: Rita (Jeff) Powell of Salt Lake City, UT
Brother-in-law: Ron Konz of Lindsay, NE
Brother-in-law: Larry (Linda) Konz of Schuyler, NE
Sister-in-law: Charlene (Gene) Wilson of Ozark, MO
Many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins

He was preceded in death by:

Mother: Helen Eller
Son: Jeremy Eller
Brother-in-law: Roger Konz
Brother-in-law: John Nelson
Nephew: Jason Eller
In-laws: Rudolph J. (Helen) Konz

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