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Duane Allen Hurst

September 30, 1940 — August 18, 2022

Hastings

Duane Allen Hurst

 

Hastings resident Duane Allen Hurst, 81, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.   

 

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 26, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Chaplain John Mueller officiating. As a life-long Husker fan, Duane would appreciate friends attending the service to wear Husker attire to celebrate his life. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 6-7 p.m. Thursday, August 25, and one hour before the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Nebraska Game & Parks Foundation, c/o Butler Volland Funeral Home, 1225 N. Elm Ave., Hastings.

 

Duane was born September 30, 1940, in Hastings, NE to Harry and Geraldine (Keeler) Hurst. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1958. Duane served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 6 years. He owned and operated Harry’s Conoco Service Station for over 30 years. Duane loved the Huskers, hunting, fishing, horse racing, and going to the casinos.

 

Duane was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Roger Hurst; and good friend, Tom Dobesh.  

 

SURVIVORS:

Children & Spouses:             
    Heather & Darrell Nilsen – Lincoln, NE
    John Hurst – Washington
    Susan & Erich Kant – Lincoln, NE

Grandchildren:                      
    Cole Nilsen
    Hailey Nilsen
    Ethan Nilsen
    Harper Kant
    Booker Kant

Great-Grandson:                    
    Julian Nilsen

Brothers & Spouse:               
    Gayle & Sandi Hurst – Hastings, NE
    Randy Hurst – Hastings, NE
Several Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, & Many Friends

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Visitation

Thursday, August 25, 2022

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

Family will be present from 6-7 p.m.

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Visitation

Friday, August 26, 2022

9:30 - 10:30am (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Service

Friday, August 26, 2022

10:30 - 11:30am (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

The family would appreciate friends attending the service to wear Husker attire to celebrate Duane's life.

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