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1933 Francis 2022

Francis Porterfield

November 2, 1933 — January 19, 2022

Hastings resident Francis Eugene Porterfield, 88, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at his home.

Rosary will be 10 a.m. Monday, January 24, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Father Jeremy Hazuka officiating. Burial will be at Holy Family Cemetery in Heartwell, NE. Visitation will be 1-5 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the rosary at the funeral home. Military Honors will be conducted at the funeral home by the Hastings Military Honor Guard. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.

Gene was born November 2, 1933, in Heartwell, NE to Hugh & Helen (Wynn) Porterfield. He graduated from Kenesaw High School in 1952 and farmed with his father until he joined the United States Army in 1958.  After the service, he worked for Shirigar Brother’s until 1961, when he started working for H&M Equipment which later became Consolidated Concrete. Gene worked at Consolidated Concrete for over 52 years until his retirement.

Gene married Jeanne French on January 15, 1973. He was a member of the Eagles, Elks, and Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed camping and hunting.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jeanette Ellis; and brothers, Jack and Jerry Porterfield.

Jeanne Porterfield
Julia Moeller
Mary Roggenkamp
Lou French
Ellen Porterfield
Sheila Winslow
David French
Richard French
Many Nieces & Nephews

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, January 23, 2022

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Monday, January 24, 2022

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