Zoucha, Dr. Adam E., M.D. Nov 15, 1925 - Jan 21, 2016 Adam E. Zoucha, age 90, passed away on January 21, 2016. He was born November 15, 1925 on the family farm west of Cedar Rapids, Nebraska to Adam and Mary (Chohon) Zoucha. He left Cedar Rapids at age 13 to attend Sacred Heart High School in Omaha. Shortly after graduating he enlisted in the Navy, training as a medic. He had many colorful stories of his Navy experiences and travels. Returning to Omaha he studied at Creighton University, then attended Creighton University Medical School graduating in 1953. He established a general medical and surgical practice at his office on 24th street in south Omaha and practiced medicine in Omaha for 40 years. From 1985 to 1987 Adam served as Chief of Staff of Bergan Mercy Hospital. When he was a sophomore in medical school, he met the love of his life, Phyllis Kuehner. They married on September 6, 1952 and had 5 children. He was a much loved husband and father.As a young man Adam was an exceptional baseball player, and he was an avid golfer who made three holes-in-one during his golfing career. His children will always remember the fun times at the family cottage at Okoboji. Adam, along with Phyllis, was a big supporter of Creighton University. Adam was devoted to his family, his Catholic faith, and the practice of medicine. He will be missed by many. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Phyllis (Kuehner) Zoucha; children: Anne McGee (Joseph) of Palo Alto, CA, Jill Fox (Steve) of St. Louis MO, Thomas Zoucha (Gwen) of Tyler TX, Jennifer Zoucha and Philip Zoucha, both of Omaha; seven grandchildren: Kevin Fox, Jeffrey Fox (Danielle), Adam Fox, Taylor Petersen (Andrew), Max Buerman, Katherine McGee, and Julia McGee; one great-granddaughter: Molly Fox. Preceded in death by parents, Adam and Mary (Chohon) Zoucha; four brothers Al, Robert, Frank, and Ray Zoucha; three sisters: Frances Maxwell, Rose Rohrer, and Josephine Jourdan. Memorials to Christ the King Church. VISITATION begins Monday, 5pm at Christ the King Catholic Church, with VIGIL SERVICE to follow at 7pm at the church. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Tuesday, 10am, Christ the King Catholic Church. Interment, Calvary Cemetery. HEAFEY-HOFFMANN-DWORAK-CUTLER WEST CENTER CHAPEL 7805 W. Center Rd. 402-391-3900 www.heafeyheafey.com

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HAROLD FLEMMER

Family Very Sorry for your loss. Adam was our customer from day one at the H & I cafe we owned for many. Adam would always come in for lunch every day at about two. He always did like the bean soup i made from scratch as it had lots of ham and onions as well as a special soup base and he always said give me some of those bean drippings..It was so funny as Harry from Paramount Liquors would always come in at the same time and seek free medical advise while doc was eating.Our little cafe was full every day as all liked my wife Dorothy .Whe i was present I always asked Harry as to why he did not eat at 24 th & Vinton. He said to dirty and bad food.We did have all the business owners from that 24 th St for sure as we were full all the time and Adam knew all and loved to talk to them and laugh.I always did have a laugh as I had to make that bean soup in five gallon batches all the time as sold so good along with our Chicken Noodle Soup..It is so funny to this day all the places to eat and how bad and poor most of the soups are..Adam will sure be missed as i did see him on the street some years past and we always had a laugh and talk.When one looks back at the 24 th street as to how it was many years back and the closeness of all the owners of business on that street it is sad the way all have changed. How all the car lot owners and BK employees ,funeral home employees all talked and got to gether and told of their lifes stories in our little H& I Cafe at 4318 So 24 th. To close Adam and th girls in the office were all missed as well of the hundreds of our regular customers when we closed the cafe.The little H & I was a meeting place for all for sure for many a year.

Harold & Dorothy Flemmer- H& I Cafe

richsal25

So sorry for your loss. A great Doctor and even better person!
He will be missed.

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