Scottsbluff, Nebraska – May 3, 2021 - 21st Century Equipment, LLC.
21st Century Equipment, a John Deere dealership with 16 locations in Nebraska, Colorado, and Wyoming, is pleased to announce Doug Luedke is the new Location Manager for its store in Ogallala, Nebraska. Doug replaces Steve Nelson, who had been leading the store with District Manager Tyler Burkholder. Tyler says, “Steve was doing a great job! We thank him for his efforts.” Steve will now be able to focus on his role as Sales Professional for Keith, Arthur, McPherson, and half of Deuel (Big Springs Side) Counties for the Ogallala store.
As Location Manager, Doug is responsible for all Ogallala store operations. Tyler said, “Doug is dedicated and passionate about our customers and meeting their needs. He’s also committed to the success of our employees. Anyone who knows him would agree.” Doug graduated from Chadron State College in 1991. After graduation, he owned Moruvit Trucking based in Chadron, NE. Doug joined 21st Century Equipment in 1997 as a Service Technician at the Bridgeport, NE, location, and quickly assumed the role of Service Manager. He moved to Ogallala in 2002 to take on the Service Manager role at our store there. In 2013, Doug helped us set up 21st Century Equipment’s Customer Technical Assistance Center (CTAC), and in 2015 he took on his most recent role as Safety Director for 21st Century Equipment.
Doug married Jerri Elimlinger in 1991. Jerri is an educator currently teaching middle school language arts. Doug and his family are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints in Paxton, NE, where Doug served 11 years as Branch President, and he now sits on the High Council where he’s served five years. Doug and Jerri have three children: Justyn Luedke, is a Junior at Brigham Young University and lives in Provo Utah; Drake Luedke, graduates this May from Chadron State College and also works at 21st Century Equipment; Damin Luedke is a Junior at Paxton High School.
21st Century Equipment, LLC, specializes in farm and ranch equipment, as well as agriculture and lawn care products. For more information contact Dave December at 308-225-1031.