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Darrell Eskam

Darrell Gene Eskam

Monday, July 16th, 1956 - Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Darrell G. Eskam, 63, of Gering, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019 in Gering. His funeral service will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Scottsbluff at 10am on Friday, August 30, 2019, with Reverend Jeffery Grams officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff. Visitation will be 2 - 8pm on Thursday, August 29, at Bridgman Funeral Home in Scottsbluff with a prayer service at 7pm. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of any flowers, memorials in Darrell’s honor be made in care of St. John’ s Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be made by viewing Darrell’s memorial page at www.bridgmanfuneralhome.com. Bridgman Funeral Home in Scottsbluff is entrusted with arrangements.

Darrell G. Eskam was born July 16, 1956 in Scottsbluff, to Theodore and Ruth (Zeiler) Eskam. He was the youngest of seven siblings; Lavonne Loseke, Donald Eskam, Norman Eskam, Stanley Eskam, Gary Eskam, Bob Eskam.

Darrell graduated from Scottsbluff High School in 1974. He attended Western Nebraska Community College graduating in 1976. He then attended the University of Wyoming receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting in 1984. Darrell started with the accounting firm of Dennis W. Wiedeman CPAs and then began his own firm in September 1983. Darrell became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in September 1984. Darrell worked with his late wife, Bobbe in the accounting firm of Eskam & Eskam CPA, PC before merging with Fred A. Lockwood (FALCO) of Scottsbluff under the moniker E & H Certified Public Accountants and Management Consultants, P.C. in 2017. Darrell was a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. Darrell also has the designation of Chartered Global Management Accountant. Darrell was a member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, member of the Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) as well as other organizations. He was a brother in Sigma Chi, initiated on April 23, 1977. Darrell was joined by his son, Davis, in the Fraternity. He was also a Life Loyal Sig. Darrell was an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and was currently serving as Treasurer. He was a member of the University of Wyoming Alumni Association and served on the board of directors. He loved to play golf, travel and spend time with his family.

Darrell married Bobbe L. Harden on June 4, 1978 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Scottsbluff and they were blessed with four children: twins, Derek and Darian, Lyndsey, and Davis.

Darrell is survived by his siblings; Lavonne of Scottsbluff, Donald of Arizona, Stanley of Gering, Gary of Scottsbluff and Bob of Colorado; children Derek (Jocelyn) of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Darian (Shannon) of Casper, Wyoming, Lyndsey (Marcus) Mathews of Scottsbluff, and Davis of Laramie, Wyoming; grandchildren Sheridan Eskam, Madison Eskam, Emerson Eskam, Lauren Mathews, Brody Mathews, Connor Eskam and Tenley Eskam.

Darrell is preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Ruth; wife, Bobbe; brother, Norm, and other relatives.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, August 29th, 2019 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Bridgman Funeral Home
    Address
    2104 Broadway
    SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361
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    Prayer service will be held at 7pm at Bridgman Funeral Home during the visitation.
  • Service

    Friday, August 30th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, August 30th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. John's Lutheran Church
    Address
    2220 Broadway
    SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361
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    Officiant
    Pastor Jeffery Grams
  • Interment

    Location
    Fairview Cemetery
    Address
    North 5th Avenue
    SCOTTSBLUFF, NE 69361
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Dianna Furrey

Posted at 01:10pm
Darrell was a fun-loving person. I worked with him for 14 years and went to school with him as well. I took care of all the bills for Aulick Leasing. Darrell and Bobbe were the accountants for them. I loved them both. It was a fun day when they showed up. Lots of work, but they always made it a good day or 2. Darrell was a smart and great man, he will be missed. I graduated in 73 at Scottsbluff High. Known him most of my life.
My husband Ken Furrey had the pleasure working with him toO. Darrell was on the board for Terrytown. Ken was in charge of maintenance. I lost my husband almost 2 years now. It's tough. Hardest thing you ever have to go thru, Prayers to the family. They always talked about their kids especially Davis being the baby. Thinking of all the good times helps pull you thru most days when it's hard.
Dianna Furrey
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Andrea Campbell, West Bloomfield, MI

Posted at 09:26am
My sincerest sympathy to his friends and family. Darrell was generous with his time and knowledge. He will be greatly missed.
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Denise Yelvington

Posted at 07:33pm
I met Darrell through our AICPA networking group and held him in such high regard. I think he was such a rare find in the accounting world. Knowledgeable about everything and always ready to give of his time to help someone else in the profession. I reached out to him with several questions over the last few years and he was always quick to respond with some helpful information. It is far too soon for the world to lose Darrell but heaven gained him. I will most certainly miss him and his counsel. My sincerest condolences to your entire family.
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Bob Glandt

Posted at 04:35pm
Gary & Family,

So sorry to read of Darrel's passing. May you find comfort in the memories made over the years.

Peace

Bob & Christy Glandt
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