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Gary Nejezchleb

March 10, 1948 — December 5, 2020

Hastings resident Gary L. Nejezchleb, 72, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020, at his home.

The Rosary will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 9, and Mass will follow at St. Cecilia Catholic Church with Father Christopher Kubat officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s Facebook page. The direct link for that page is www.facebook.com/lbvfh . Visitation is from 1-5 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. For the health and safety of others, face masks are required for those attending the visitation and funeral. Your cooperation is appreciated. Since there are material sharing restrictions, we ask that you bring your own pen for signing the registration book or memorial envelopes. If you do not bring one, we can do that for you.

Gary was born on March 10, 1948, to Ernest & Marvella “June” (Wolfe) Nejezchleb in Hastings, Nebraska. He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1966 and attended Kearney State College. Gary worked as an office manager and accountant at LCL Truck Equipment Inc. for 47 years. Everyone knew him as Bookie. He married Dorothy Trausch on June 14, 1975, at Roseland Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Gary was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church and a member of the 3 rd Degree Knights of Columbus. He was a member of the Eagle’s Club Aerie 592 and served in various offices.

Gary was a philanthropist at heart and he had many friends. Everyone knew he loved to laugh. He also loved sports, especially Husker Football, and fishing. He and his wife also enjoyed traveling. Gary was so proud of his daughters and his grandchildren. Family was the most important thing to Gary. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 45 years.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Steve Woodward; and sister-in-law, Margene Primm.

SURVIVORS:
Wife:
Dorothy Nejezchleb – Hastings, NE
Daughters & Spouse:
Anne & Nathan Stroot
Amy Nejezchleb
Grandchildren:
Isabelle Stroot
Gregory Stroot
Molly Stroot
Margaret Mary Stroot
Patrick Stroot
Henry Stroot
Andrew Stroot
Josephine Rickerl
David Rickerl
Siblings & Spouse:
Lyle & Sandra Nejezchleb
Donna Woodward
Brothers-in-law & Spouse:
John & Glenda Trausch
Tony Primm
Numerous Nieces and Nephews

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

8:30 - 9:30am (Central time)

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

301 W 7th St, Hastings, NE 68901

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Rosary

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Starts at 9:30am (Central time)

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

301 W 7th St, Hastings, NE 68901

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Starts at 9:30am (Central time)

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

301 W 7th St, Hastings, NE 68901

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