Lucas Mac Larrington Bowers, 18, of Wilber, Neb., died early Sunday morning, December 29, 2013. He was born on October 24, 1995 at Fairbury. He attended Wilber-Clatonia schools and was a member of the 2014 Wilber-Clatonia senior class. He was involved with FBLA and helped as a teacher's aide. He was active in sports, especially football, basketball, track and baseball. He also participated in band and wrestling. He had been a life guard at the Wilber swimming pool for several summers. He was a member of the Wilber United Methodist Church and was a very respectful young man. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, going to the lake, hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his parents, Joel and Penny Bowers and Robin and Darrel Zoubek; sisters, Natalie and Alysa Zoubek, and Ashley Holroyd and fiance Aaron Adams, and Kacey Holroyd and special friend Nick Jensen; grandparents, Delores Larrington, Kenneth and Shirley Zoubek, Marsha Bowers, Linda Hoover and Janet Thompson; great-grandparents, Earle and Mildred Tanner and Margaret Larrington; aunts and uncles, Richard and Cary Bowers, Tim and Shelly Taylor, Tami and Dale Kohmetscher, Tana and Rich Hofstetter, Dee and Irvin Kucera, Colleen and David Zoubek, Loren and Penny Thompson, David and Pam Thompson, Brad and Jolien Thompson, Candace and Tony Halter and Robert and Gwen Thompson; many cousins. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Leo Larrington, Emily and Harlen Johnston and Marvin and Jo Bowers, grandfathers, Larry Larrington and Bruce Bowers and cousin, Krista Hofstetter.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Sokol Hall in Wilber, with Rev. Lila Bottolfsen officiating. Burial will be at the Wilber Czech Cemetery. A family prayer service will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday at the Wilber United Methodist Church. Closed casket visitation will be held from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Friday at the Fox Funeral Home and then one hour preceding the service at Sokol Hall on Saturday. A memorial has been established to the family's choice. Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice is in charge of the arrangements.