Craig Clinton Broge, 59, of Sutherland passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 at Great Plains Health.

Craig was born Dec. 30, 1959 in Sutherland to Foster and Gertrude (Rose) Broge.

He graduated with the Sutherland Class of 1978 and attended and graduated from Mid Plains Community College with a degree in welding. On Oct. 4, 1980 he married Lori Van De Water in Sutherland.

Craig drove a semi-truck with the family business for many years before going to work for NPPD, continuing until his health deteriorated. He stayed strong physically and mentally while enduring many health issues.

He loved to golf and was on the board of the Oregon Trail Golf Course. He and Lori owned and operated the Quality Lawn Care lawn mowing business in Sutherland for the last 25 years.

Survivors include his wife, Lori of Sutherland; sister, Janice Goosey of North Platte; mother-in-law, Nita Van De Water of Sutherland; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Cremation was chosen and there was a celebration of life service on Nov. 22, 2019 at the Oregon Trail Golf Course with Reverend Mark Baldwin officiating. Adams & Swanson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the Oregon Trail Golf Course. The family would also like to encourage organ donation to enhance the lives of others. Online condolences may be shared at