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Frank W. Lukow

October 4, 1937 — July 1, 2023

Hastings, Nebraska

Frank W. Lukow

Hastings resident Frank W. Lukow, 85, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2023, at The Kensington, Hastings, NE.  


Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 10, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Paul Dunbar officiating. Inurnment will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Book signing will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, August 9, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to Christ Luthren School rural Juniata. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Frank’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.


Frank was born October 4, 1937, in Hastings, NE to Otto and Olga (Hansen) Lukow. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran church in Holstein, NE. He attended Holstein High School and was on the two time state champion basketball team that was inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame. He graduated from Holstein High School in 1955. Frank served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. He was a farmer and raised cattle, and was a lifelong horseman and longtime breeder of Appaloosa and Quarter Horses. Frank married Sharen Berg on April 15, 1975. He worked at Pioneer Hi-Bred near Doniphan until his retirement. In his later years, Frank enjoyed his breakfast group at the Goldenrod Cafe and his Friday night pitch at the Eagles Club.


Frank was preceded in death by his parents; step-mother, Lovina Lukow; Siblings and Spouses, Willa (Richard) Allen; Oris (Ethel) Lukow; Clayton (Mary) Lukow; Corlee (Norman) Andrade; Bonnie (Bob) Stephenson; two infant brothers, Curtis and Darrell Lukow; and sister-in-law, Delpha Lukow .



Daughters & Spouses:                        
    Kristin & Andy Sullivan – Doniphan, NE

    Kari & Brian Morgan – Lincoln, NE

    Katie & Travis Nienhueser – Juniata, NE


    Joseph Morgan

    Spencer Morgan

    Blake Nienhueser

    Aubrey Nienhueser


Sister & Spouse:                                
    Joy & LaMonte Borchers – Redding, CA


Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and their families


Good Friend:                                      
    Oran Bottolfson – Hastings, NE      


The family would like to thank the staff at the Kensington and Tabitha Hospice for the wonderful care given to Frank.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Frank W. Lukow, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Book Signing

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

9:00am - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Memorial Service

Thursday, August 10, 2023

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


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