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Evelyn J. Ostdiek

May 6, 1935 — January 21, 2023

Viera

Evelyn J. Ostdiek

Former Hastings resident Evelyn J. Ostdiek, 87, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Viera Hospital, Viera, FL.    

 

Rosary will be 7 p.m. Friday, January 27, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, January 28, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Jeremy Hazuka officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. Friday, January 27, at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Hastings Catholic Schools. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Evelyn’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

 

Evelyn was born May 6, 1935, in Lawrence, NE to Edward and Ella (Verkamp) Kitten. She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1954. Evelyn moved to Denver, CO with friends and worked in retail for a few years. She returned to Lawrence, NE, and married Vincent Ostdiek on May 22, 1962, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Lawerence, NE; he preceded her in death on January 30, 2015.

 

Evelyn worked at the Good Samaritan Society in Nelson, NE, and did various jobs house cleaning as well as raising eight children and attending many school and church activities. She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Altar Society. Evelyn and Vincent retired from the farm and moved from Lawrence to Hastings in 1994.

 

Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.  Her devotion to her family and her faith was evident to all who knew her.

 

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vincent Ostdiek; son, Timothy Ostdiek; and siblings, LeRoy Kitten, Vernon Kitten, Richard Kitten, Art Kitten, Eddie Kitten, and Loretta Schell.

 

SURVIVORS:

Sons:                                      
    Randy Ostdiek

    Patrick (Amy) Ostdiek

    Kenneth (Shannon) Ostdiek

Daughters:                             
    Kathleen (Bill) Coe

    Marlene Ostdiek

    Donna (Rod) McCord 

    Mary (Stuart) Tietjen

Grandchildren:                      
    Sam (Ali) McCord

    Micaela (Ben) Blach

    Riley Ostdiek

    Reagan Ostdiek

    Rachel Ostdiek

    Trent Tietjen

    Emily Tietjen

    Lauren Tietjen

    McKenzie Ostdiek

    Nolan Ostdiek

Great-Grandchildren:            
    Miley McCord

    Kya McCord

Siblings:                                
    JoVita (Delbert) Lemke

    Gary (Donna) Burt

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, January 27, 2023

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

Family will be present 5-7 p.m.

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Rosary

Friday, January 27, 2023

7:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, January 28, 2023

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

St. Michael's Catholic Church

721 Creighton Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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