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Debra Bruntz

July 16, 1961 — March 11, 2022

Hastings resident Debra A. Bruntz, 60, passed away Friday, March 11, 2022, at her home.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 17, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Josh Davis officiating. Celebration of Life will be at 6 p.m. Friday, March 25, at the Elks Club in Hastings. Burial will be held at a later date. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, at the funeral home with cremation to follow. Memorials may be given to Faith Lutheran Church or Start Over Rover. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service go to Debra’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

Debra was born July 16, 1961, in Hastings, NE to Arthur and Belva “Swede” (Keller) Dycus. She graduated from Hastings Senior High School in 1979. Debra married Rodney Bruntz on March 25, 1989, in Hastings, NE.

Debra was a homemaker and managed and maintained rental properties and enjoyed landscaping projects. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church. Debra was a member of a bowling league, enjoyed gardening, sprint car racing, Husker football, the outdoors, loved her pets, cooking, baking, and was very active at Kam Raceway working from 1987 to 2012. She was very proud of her native heritage of Lakota Sioux. Debra had a heart of gold and was known for her kindness and compassion for others. She will be missed by many.

Debra was preceded in death by her father and niece, Addie Dycus.

Rodney Bruntz – Hastings, NE
Children & Spouses:
Travis & Carie Bruntz – Sterling, CO
Desirae & Jason Jordan – Hastings, NE
Echo Jordan
Belva “Swede” Anderson – Hastings, NE
Mike Dycus – Hastings, NE
Tim Dycus – Kearney, NE
Patrick Dycus – Hastings, NE
Brother-in-law & Spouse:
Dave & Pat Bruntz – Hastings, NE
Several Nieces & Nephews

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, March 16, 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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Memorial Service

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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