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Greg Stueckrath

Born: Fri., Apr. 29, 1955
Died: Fri., Aug. 6, 2021


Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Sat., Aug. 21, 2021
Location: St. Mary's Mission Parish


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Stevensville - Greg Stueckrath of Stevensville passed away Friday, August 6, 2021. He was born April 29, 1955 in Plainview, Nebraska the son of Norman Lee and Kay Annette (Thomas) Stueckrath. Greg graduated from Plainview High School in 1973. He excelled in sports, especially track, football and basketball. He married Joyce Onnen in 1973 and they had 2 daughters, Heather Ann born in 1979 and Holly Jo born in 1982. The family moved to Kingman, AZ in 1983. Greg and Joyce were later divorced. Greg worked for the phone company for 17 years, moving to Stevensville in 1990, where he worked in building construction. Greg met his forever partner, Cozette Kovacich in 1991. They spent the next 30 years sharing their friendship, their love and their lives. Greg enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and playing pool. He was a life-long Nebraska Cornhuskers football fan, and for the past 10 years, he and Cozy have been enthusiastic fans of Gonzaga and Creighton basketball. Greg is survived by Cozette “Cozy” in Stevensville; his daughter Holly Stueckrath and his son-in-law, Keith Walker; grandchildren, Ellington and Emmerson, all of Kingman, AZ; his brother Kam and his wife Deb and nieces Amber, Toni and Miranda and their families in Nebraska; his sister, Joette Springer and fiancé Pete Schumacher of Sidney, MT and niece, Jessica and nephew Aaron and their families in Billings, MT; an aunt and lots of cousins. He also leaves so many friends, too numerous to mention – you know who you are. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his daughter, Heather. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Parish in Stevensville on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. A reception will follow the Mass at The High Country Club in Stevensville. Greg requests no flowers, and any memorials be made to Hospice. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.whitesittfuneralhome.com.

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Russ and Vicki Hanni
   Posted Mon August 09, 2021
Cozy,

We are so sorry for your loss. We are sending love and prayers your way.

Love, Russ and Vicki

Daniel A Bone
   Posted Mon August 09, 2021
Coz,I cant tell u in words how broken hearted I am, meeting u and Greg for the time I spent in Montana was a great joy in my life you guys always made my visits a joy and I always looked forward to my time I got to spend with Greg and yourself in the shop,Greg and you will be forever in my thoughts and prayers,I will forever miss my friend Greg

David&Leigh Hicks
   Posted Mon August 09, 2021
Are deepest sympathy for your loss. We know how close you two were. I knew greg o for almost 40years. He will truly be missed. He was a true friend. Always thinking of you Dave&leigh

Tanna Mitten
   Posted Mon August 09, 2021
Cozy, I am so very sorry to hear of Greg's passing. Sending hugs and prayers to you!
Tanna Mitten

Les Splittgerber
   Posted Tue August 10, 2021
My condolences to the family for their loss. I have many memories of growing up with Greg in Plainview. He will be missed.

Betty Landwehr
   Posted Tue August 10, 2021
Oh Cozy! I am shocked to see that you lost Greg. I am so glad I got to talk to him at length about a month ago before I moved to Idaho. We talked about lots of things and when I would say your name, he would just light up and smile! I know it will be difficult for you without Greg by your side. Please know that you are in my prayers. Greg is now being held in God's big arms. May good memories of Greg keep you going! He was always so darn nice to me. My deepest sympathy to you, dear Cozy.

Joey Hennes
   Posted Tue August 10, 2021
Hey Cozy - Oh gosh I was so surprised and sad to hear about Greg’s sudden illness and passing. I know you must be devastated - it was so fun and special to watch the magic between the two of you over the years. I am sending my hugs and prayers and wishes that the many special memories that you two made will carry you through the sadness and grief, and to a place where peace and acceptance live. Love you! Joey

Nancy Lowell
   Posted Tue August 10, 2021
Cozy--Sending love, hugs and prayers. I always enjoyed visiting with Greg.

Leslie (Thomas) Pentico
   Posted Wed August 11, 2021
Greg was my first cousin. His mom and my dad were both the children of our grandpa, Leslie Thomas, for whom I was named. The families lost touch decades ago when Aunt Kay was divorced from Uncle Norm. I visited Aunt Kay in Kingman a few years before she passed away, and she caught me up on her children’s lives as best as she could, but I never did have addresses to contact them. I have a couple childhood memories of our families visiting together and picnicking in the summer in Plainview. I am saddened that the small Thomas clan lost another member and want Greg’s family, especially Kam and Joette, to know that they are in my thoughts these days. From what I have read from others’ postings, I missed a lot from not keeping in touch with this side of the family. My sincere condolences.

Brad & Shari Wenz
   Posted Sat August 14, 2021
Cozy: Our thoughts and prayers are for you over the loss of Greg. Brad & Shari

Sheni Leonard
   Posted Mon August 30, 2021
Cozy, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Love Sheni

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