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Chuck Janssen

April 4, 1968 — February 26, 2022

Hastings resident Chuck Janssen, 53, passed away Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Mary Lanning Healthcare with his family by his side.

Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 3, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Josh Davis officiating. Burial will be at St. Paul Lutheran Churchyard, west of Glenvil. Casual attire is requested as per Chuck’s request. Visitation will be at Livingston Butler Volland Funeral home from 1-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, with family present from 5-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family for future designation. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Chuck’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

Chuck was born in Hastings on April 4, 1968, to Martin & Beverly (Burns) Janssen. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1986. He married Lois (Heinrich) on June 14, 2008.  Chuck worked with his dad and managed Janssen Auto Body and later ran Chuck’s Auto Detailing. He was also a bartender at many locations, most recently the Plainsman Steakhouse in Juniata.

Chuck had many talents. He enjoyed golfing with friends and cars, whether he was attending a classic car show or making them look their best with his detailing skills. Chuck loved music and was a drummer in several local bands. Chuck enjoyed spending time with his family, especially being Papa to his grandkids. Chuck was also a member of Southern Hills and Faith Lutheran Church.

Chuck was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly in 1998 and his father, Martin in 2010, and mother and father-in-law Viola & Ray Heinrich.


Wife:                                        Lois Janssen - Hastings, NE

Daughter & Spouse:                Rebecca (Roeder) & Brett Ehly - Kenesaw, NE

Son:                                         Tate Janssen and Megan Welch - Odessa, NE

Daughter:                                Mersaidies Nacke - Hastings, NE

Step-Daughters & Spouses:     Kayla & Jon Edwards - Hastings, NE

Kim & Jeff Shelton - Hastings, NE

Step-Son & Spouse:                Kasey & Clara Hermann - Hastings, NE

Grandchildren:                        Olivia Ehly

Macy Shelton

Xavier Nacke

Lily Shelton

Emma Edwards

Connor Shelton

Jax Hermann

Savannah Janssen

Sister:                                      Pat Lundell - Hastings, NE

Step-Mother:                           Lorene Janssen – Garland, NE

Sisters-in-law                          Linda & Steve Stutesman-Hastings, NE

Nancy & Mike Schroeder-Kenesaw, NE

Glenda & Jerry Shaw-Blue Hill

Brother-in-law                         Larry & Denise Heinrich-Roseland

Many other family and close friends

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Chuck Janssen, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, March 2, 2022

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Thursday, March 3, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

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