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Michael E Zwickle

June 13, 1947 ~ November 26, 2020 (age 73)


Michael Eugene Zwickle, age 73, of McCook, NE passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020 at Hillcrest A Caring Center in McCook.

Mike was born June 13, 1947 in McCook to parents Harry M. and Golda L. (Roller) Zwickle.  He was one of three siblings who grew up in McCook, graduating from McCook High School with the Class of 1965.  

Mike married Connie Miner on May 18, 1970 in McCook.  The couple was blessed with two sons.

Following high school, on October 7, 1966 Mike enlisted in the United States Navy where he proudly served his country on the USS Ranger during the Vietnam War.  He was Honorably Discharged on December 19, 1969. 

Upon his return from the service, Michael was employed by the Burlington Northern Railroad and worked as a brakeman for many years.  In his spare time, he enjoyed restoring old cars and going to car shows.  The 1955 Ford Pickup and the 1938 Ford Coupe were two of Mike’s favorite cars.  Mike was the proud father of two sons, Travis and Todd.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gary Zwickle; and his sister, Diane Meissner. 

Those left to celebrate his life include his sons, Travis (Kelli) Zwickle of McCook and Todd Zwickle of Rock Springs, WY; granddaughter, Ashton (Lane) Caldwell of Rock Springs; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

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