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Harrell "Butch" Waits

November 16, 1947 — September 30, 2018

Hastings resident Harrell “Butch” L. Waits, 70, passed away Sunday, September 30, 2018, at his home.

Memorial Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 20, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Father Joseph M. Walsh officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Catholic Social Services. Book signing will be Friday, October 19,  9 a.m.–5 p.m. at the funeral home.

Butch was born November 16, 1947, in New Orleans, LA to Harrell C. & Nellie (Waugh) Waits. He graduated from Osborne High School, Osborne, KS in 1965 and attended Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS.  He served in the Air Force from February 6, 1967 - February 5, 1971. Butch married Jackie Konen on July 15, 1972, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Roseland, NE.

Butch was employed as a diesel mechanic and foreman at Nebraska Truck Center until his retirement. He was a member of St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He loved his grandchildren, golf, and was a diehard Husker fan of course.

Butch was preceded in death by his parents.

SURVIVORS:
Children & Spouses:
Jason C. & Yvonne Waits - Marietta, GA
Melissa L. & Brian Frellick - Fairview, NC
Grandchildren:
Stephanie (Nicholas) Pisch
Joseph Karam
Jackson Waits
Dane Frellick
Cole Frellick
Addison Frellick
Great-Granddaughter:
Riley Karam
Siblings & Spouses:
Robert & Edna Waits - Huntsville, AL
William & Marie Waits - Seattle, WA
Nellie Motto - Topeka, KS
Aunts & Uncles:
Irene Snyder
Jack & Marge Waugh
Helen Priest
Trudy Waugh
Lucille Jacobe
Glora Ann Thomas
Everett Waugh
Lowell & Janette Waugh
Eloise Brach
Jane & Eugene Lindemann
Former Wife:
Jackie Waits - Hastings, NE
Many Nieces & Nephews

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Book signing

Friday, October 19, 2018

9:00am - 5:00pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Book signing

Saturday, October 20, 2018

9:30 - 10:30am (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Memorial Service

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

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