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Eileen K. Valentin

September 13, 1939 — May 1, 2024

Glenvil

Eileen K. Valentin

Glenvil resident Eileen K. Valentin, 84, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at Mary Lanning Healthcare with her family by her side.

Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 6, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Paul Dunbar officiating. Private family burial will be at St. Paul’s Lutheran Churchyard Cemetery, west of Glenvil. Eileen chose cremation and there will be no visitation. Book signing will be Sunday, May 5, from 1-5 with family present, 3-5 at the funeral home, and 1 hour prior at the church. Memorials may be given to Faith Lutheran Church or St. Paul’s Lutheran Churchyard Cemetery. 

The Service will be live-streamed on the Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home website. To view the service, go to Eileen’s obituary and click the play button shown toward the bottom of the page.

Eileen was born September 13, 1939, to Herman and Helen (Meyer) Classen. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1957. Eileen Classen married Ivan D. Valentin on February 4, 1959 – he preceded her in death on April 13, 2019, after 60 years of marriage. She worked on the family farm, with her husband and was a proud mother of three children.

Eileen enjoyed camping, playing cards, and eating out with friends. Most of all, she enjoyed her grandkids and great-grandkids who were all so very special to her. 

SURVIVORS:

Children & Spouses:                          
    Dale and Tammy Valentin of Glenvil, Ne

    Renee and Tom Bennett of Glenvil, Ne

    Denise and Craig Bengtson of Hastings, Ne
Grandchildren & Spouses:                 
    Kristopher and Michaela Valentin of Elkhorn, Ne
    Jeffrey and Shelly Valentin of Glenvil, Ne
    Kelly and Ryan VanWey of Hastings, Ne
    Bonnie and Cody Graff of Glenvil, Ne
    Chase and Alyssa Bengtson of Hastings, Ne
    Jessica and Andrew Mitchell of Hastings, Ne
    Colton and Hailee Bengtson of Kansas City, Mo
Great-Grandchildren:                         
    Layne, Morgan, and Zakkary Haba
    Brooklyn, Gage, and Berkley Graff
    Gabriella and Bianca Valentin
    Jaxen, Ava, Claire, and Holly Valentin
    Jadeyn and Carley Mitchell
    Madelyn and Annabelle Bengtson 

With many more nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends

Eileen was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Helen Classen, husband, Ivan Valentin, and brother Wayne Classen.

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Past Services

Book Signing

Sunday, May 5, 2024

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

The family will be present 3-5 p.m.

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Book Signing

Monday, May 6, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Memorial Service

Monday, May 6, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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