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Erma A. Wissing

August 23, 1933 — February 8, 2024

Hastings

Erma A. Wissing

Hastings resident Erma A. Wissing, 90, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.    

 

Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 14, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 15, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Jeremy Hazuka. Private family burial will be held at a later date at Westlawn Cemetery in Grand Island. Visitation will be 1-8 p.m. with family present 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, February 14, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Michael’s Catholic Church or St. Michael’s Pre-School. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Erma’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page. 

 

Erma was born August 23, 1933, in Grand Island, NE to Fred and Freida (Stueven) Kruse. She graduated from Grand Island High School. Erma married Leo G. Wissing on August 25, 1953; he preceded her in death on June 17, 2017. 

 

Erma was a homemaker and Sales Associate for Woolworths, JCPennys, and Hergergers. She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, and St. Michael's Altar Society. 

 

Nothing brought her more joy than spending time with her grandkids and great-grandkids and watching her family grow.

 

Special thank you to her extended family at Homestead Assisted Living. 

 

Erma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leo G. Wissing; two great-grandchildren, Peyton and Ivy Wissing; daughter-in-law, Susan Wissing; brother, John Kruse; sister, Lucille Sinner; and other extended family.

 

SURVIVORS:

Children & Spouses:              
    Jerry Wissing & Ellen Shively – Omaha, NE

    Ron & Beth Wissing – Hastings, NE

    Tom & Sue Wissing – Hastings, NE

    Jeff & Patti Wissing – Hastings, NE

    Randy & Deb Wissing – Grand Island, NE

    Russ & Tammy Wissing – Lincoln, NE
Grandchildren:                       
    16
Great-Grandchildren:             
    22
Sisters:                                    
    Phyllis Long – Grand Island, NE

    Vera Kelly – Denver, CO
Sister-in-law:                          
    Imogene Kruse – St. Paul, NE

    Mary Nielsen – St. Libory, NE
Nieces, Nephews, other extended family, and friends

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

1:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

The family will be present 5:30-7 P.M.

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Rosary

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

7:00 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Visitation

Thursday, February 15, 2024

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

St. Michael's Catholic Church

721 Creighton Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, February 15, 2024

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

St. Michael's Catholic Church

721 Creighton Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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