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Evelyn A. Theisen

April 7, 1932 — September 24, 2022

Hastings

Evelyn A. Theisen

Hastings resident Evelyn A. Karr Theisen, 90, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Homestead Assisted Living, Hastings, NE.   

 

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, September 29, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hastings.  Burial will be at Zion Lutheran Wanda Cemetery, rural Adams County. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 5-7 on Wednesday, September 28 at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church. 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. Memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

 

Evelyn was born April 7, 1932, to Henry & Alvina (Mischke) Dieken in Hastings, Nebraska. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1950. Evelyn married Lamont Karr on November 15, 1953. To this union, they had Bruce Karr, Byron Karr, and Evonne Borrell. Lamont preceded her in death in 1984.

 

Evelyn married Roy Theisen on January 27, 1990. She was employed at Schweser’s for 12 years. She also worked for Kenesaw Public Schools and Sears in Hastings. Evelyn loved collecting Barbie dolls and porcelain doll heads. She enjoyed gardening and playing BINGO.  

 

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lamont Karr; brothers & spouses, Raymond Dieken, Elmer & Winnie Dieken, Vern & Liz Dieken, and Melvin & Delores Dieken; sisters & spouses, Leona & Ervin Mitzelfelt and Willie & Duane Overy; brother-in-law, Don Alderman; and grandson-in-law, Jeremy Conkel.

 

SURVIVORS:

Husband:                                            
    Roy Theisen – Hastings, NE

Children & Spouses:                         
    Bruce & Marcia Karr – Lincoln, NE
    Byron & Karla Karr – Grand Island, NE
    Evonne & Art Borrell – Hastings, NE

Grandchildren & Spouses:                
    Jason & Wendy Karr – Lincoln, NE
    Danielle Karr Conkel – Lincoln, NE
    Travis & Stacy Karr – Grand Island, NE
    Amber Karr Wedige – Kearney, NE
    Kelli & Dallas Thompson – Roseland, NE
|   Jordan Borrell – Omaha, NE

Great Grandchildren & Spouses:       
    Justin & Anthony Goetz – Omaha, NE
    Ethan & Logan Karr – Omaha, NE
    Nathaniel Karr – Lincoln, NE
    Harlee Conkel – Lincoln, NE
    Aurora Karr – Grand Island, NE
    Lee Karr – Grand Island, NE
    Xander Karr – Grand Island, NE
    Kaitlyn Wedige – Hastings, NE
    Owen Wedige – Kearney, NE
    Alexis Wedige – Kearney, NE
    Payton Thompson – Roseland, NE
    Piper Thompson – Roseland, NE
    Paige Thompson – Roseland, NE

Sister:                                                
    Vi Alderman – Firth, NE

And many other family members

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

Family present 5-7 p.m.

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Visitation

Thursday, September 29, 2022

9:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

First St. Paul's Lutheran Church

501 N Burlington Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Service

Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

First St. Paul's Lutheran Church

501 N Burlington Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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