Harold Otis DeBrie
Date of Birth
February 27, 1953
Grand Island, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
December 23, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska
Graveside Service

Friday, December 28, 2018 ~ 11:00 a.m.
Greenwood Memorial Cemetery ~ Greenwood, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Thursday, December 27, 2018 ~ 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska


Ironworkers Local #21 Retiree Fund or In Care of the Family

Harold Otis DeBrie, 65, of Lincoln, NE, died Sunday, December 23, 2018 surrounded by family at his home in Lincoln, NE.  He was born February 27, 1953 in Grand Island, NE to Lester and Larita (Westman) DeBrie.  Harold graduated from Ashland-Greenwood High School.  On June 26, 1971, he was married to Tacie Laughlin in Ashland, NE.  Harold worked for the Ironworkers Local #21 until his retirement.

Harold loved fishing, woodworking, hunting and he especially loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by wife of 47 years, Tacie DeBrie; children, Alea (Scott) Woodward, Jeff (Amy) DeBrie and Dyke (Ashley) DeBrie; grandchildren, Tanner, Madison, Seth and Ella Woodward, Tayce (Chaz), Paige, Olivia, Ray and Murphy DeBrie; great-grandchild, Greer Ginger; father, Lester DeBrie; siblings, Darrel (Linda) DeBrie, Leslie (Retha) DeBrie and Beth (Matt) Jones.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Larita DeBrie.

Condolences for Harold Otis DeBrie
  1. Michele and Roberta Fagan
    • December 25, 2018 - 4 years ago

    We were shocked to learn of his passing and wish we had known him better in the time he lived next door. Please accept our deepest sympathy for you loss.

  2. Judeen Rikli
    • December 25, 2018 - 4 years ago

    Our heart-felt sympathy to your family. Fond memories of our Church Road friendship.

  3. Susan Converse
    • December 25, 2018 - 4 years ago

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family, Tacie. May memories sustain you at this difficult time.

  4. Amanda Niemiec
    • December 25, 2018 - 4 years ago

    I’m so sorry for your loss. He was the best uncle a girl to have. We lost a great man but heaven gained an angel. He will be greatly missed.

  5. Dick Watson
    • December 26, 2018 - 4 years ago

    Sad to learn of his passing. He was a good class-mate at AGHS in the Class of 1971. He treated others as he wanted to be treated. I respected him very much. He will be missed. R.I.P.

  6. Randy LeRoy
    • December 27, 2018 - 4 years ago

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. I enjoyed our talks when he was at Madonna when I took mom outside. He is a good man and I’m sure he will be missed by many. GOD bless!

  7. Anthony & wendy baker
    • December 27, 2018 - 4 years ago

    Dikester and family, so sorry for your loss of such a kind man.Sending prayers your way.

  8. Kathy & Amy Eidenmiller
    • December 27, 2018 - 4 years ago

    We are so sorry to hear of Harold’s passing. Our memories of him are of a strong, committed family man and avid outdoorsman. We extend our deepest condolences and prayers of comfort and peace to the family for the journey ahead.

  9. Cheryl nyhoff
    • December 28, 2018 - 4 years ago

    So sorry to hear this.

  10. Christiana Roenne
    • December 28, 2018 - 4 years ago

    Tacie and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Harold was a truly good soul who could make me laugh when I was having a bad day, and I am blessed to have had the opportunity to get to know him.
    Thinking of you during this time,

  11. Lynnette Kay Winters
    • December 28, 2018 - 4 years ago

    Tacie and De Brie Family so sorry to hear of Harolds passing. He always had a.smile especially when he was getting ready to tease his.siblings. As a childhood friend he will be dearly missed. Rest In Peace.

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