Hastings resident Brian L. Fricke, 65, passed away Monday, August 21, 2023, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.
There will be no services held at this time. Memorials may be given to the family.
Brian was born April 4, 1958, in Hastings, NE to John and Mary (Hinrichs) Fricke. Brian grew up on a farm near Glenvil, NE. He graduated from Adams Central High School in 1976. Brian married Jennifer Konen on March 3, 1979, at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church.
Brian worked in construction for many years and spent his later years at Great Plains Packaging of Hastings. He was a talented handyman and shade tree mechanic. Brian enjoyed spending his time hunting, fishing, camping, and telling a good story. He enjoyed getting time in with his children and grandchildren. His loyal dog Buddy (Buddy Pup!) was always by his side and along for the ride.
Brian was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary; mother and father-in-law, Dolores and Anthony Konen; aunt and uncle, Marian (Fricke) and Ervin Fry.
Jennifer Fricke – Hastings, NE
Angela Fricke – Hastings, NE
Katie Fricke – North Platte, NE
Aaron Fricke – Hastings, NE
Dominic and Abigail Fricke – North Platte, NE
Uncle & Aunts:
Joan Hinrichs – Inland, NE
Bob and Darlene Hinrichs – Grand Island, NE
Mike Konen – Dodge, NE
Tom Konen – Hastings, NE
Sisters-in-law & Spouses:
Peg (Dan) Orr – Hastings, NE
Kathy Martin – Omaha, NE
Theresa (Denny) Buss – Wray, CO
Several cousins, nieces, and nephews