Hastings resident Helen M. Kathman, 88, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at Good Samaritan Society-Grand Island Village, Grand Island, NE.
Rosary will be 7 p.m. Sunday, August 14, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, August 15, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Craig Clinch officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Helen’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.
Helen was born June 24, 1934 in Bladen, NE to Herman and Mollie (Ross) Klatt. She graduated from Bladen High School in 1952. Helen married Vernon J. Kathman on November 7, 1955, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hastings; he preceded her in death on March 14, 2007. They lived in Doniphan, Glenvil, and Hastings. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church. Helen loved spending time gardening, sewing, woodworking with Vernon, and spending time with her grandchildren and attending their activities.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vernon J. Kathman; one brother, Donald Klatt; and half-brother, Bernard Conklin.
Sons & Daughters-in-law:
Donald Kathman – Hastings, NE
Randy & Jean Kathman – Phillips, NE
Steve & Cindy Kathman – Juniata, NE
Daughters & Sons-in-law:
Marilyn & Frank Kohmetscher – Doniphan, NE
Julie & Troy Kirby – Hastings, NE
Mary Kathman – Hastings, NE