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Harrell "Butch" L. Waits

November 16, 1947 ~ September 30, 2018 (age 70)

Hastings resident Harrell “Butch” L. Waits, 70, passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018, at his home.

Memorial Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 20, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Father Joseph M. Walsh officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Catholic Social Services. Book signing will be Friday, October 19,  9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the funeral home.

Butch was born November 16, 1947, in New Orleans, LA to Harrell C. & Nellie (Waugh) Waits. He graduated from Osborne High School, Osborne, KS in 1965 and attended Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS.  He served in the Air Force from February 6, 1967 - February 5, 1971. Butch married Jackie Konen on July 15, 1972, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Roseland, NE.

Butch was employed as a diesel mechanic and foreman at Nebraska Truck Center until his retirement. He was a member of St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He loved his grandchildren, golf, and was a diehard Husker fan of course.

Butch was preceded in death by his parents.

Children & Spouses:                
    Jason C. & Yvonne Waits - Marietta, GA
    Melissa L. & Brian Frellick - Fairview, NC
    Stephanie (Nicholas) Pisch
    Joseph Karam
    Jackson Waits
    Dane Frellick
    Cole Frellick 
    Addison Frellick
    Riley Karam
Siblings & Spouses:                 
    Robert & Edna Waits - Huntsville, AL
    William & Marie Waits - Seattle, WA
    Nellie Motto - Topeka, KS
Aunts & Uncles:                      
    Irene Snyder
    Jack & Marge Waugh
    Helen Priest
    Trudy Waugh
    Lucille Jacobe
    Glora Ann Thomas
    Everett Waugh
    Lowell & Janette Waugh
    Eloise Brach
    Jane & Eugene Lindemann
Former Wife:
    Jackie Waits - Hastings, NE
Many Nieces & Nephews

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