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Henry Opbroek Jr.

September 11, 1933 — September 26, 2021

Hastings resident Henry W. Opbroek Jr., 88, passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021, at The Heritage-College View Assisted Living and Memory Support, Hastings, NE.

Rosary will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 28, and Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 29, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Christopher Kubat officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-5 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.

Henry was born September 11, 1933, in Spencer, NE to Henry Sr. & Margaret (Ritz) Opbroek. He graduated from Fairfax High School in Fairfax, SD in 1951 and San Francisco Mortuary College in 1961. Henry married Imogene “Jean” Salmen on October 25, 1955, in Fairfax, SD. He served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958.

Henry was a funeral director and owned and operated a funeral home in California until 1978. He moved to Hastings in 1979 and was associated with Brand Wilson Funeral Home; he retired in 2011. Henry was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree.

Henry was preceded in death by his parents; son, Scott Opbroek; and twelve brothers and sisters.

SURVIVORS:
Wife:
Imogene “Jean” Opbroek – Hastings, NE
Children, Spouse & families:
Kelly (Opbroek) & Craig Breslin – San Rafael, CA
Logan Breslin
Devon Breslin
Cade Breslin
Randy Opbroek – Harvard, NE
Abby Opbroek
Aiden Opbroek
Carter Rundle
Amanda Opbroek
Ashley & Alex Koprowicz
Allison Koprowicz
Aeva Koprowicz
Aryn Koprowicz
Riley Opbroek
Scott Opbroek (Deceased)
Chelsea & Matt Mangers
Paisley Mangers
Gabe Mangers
Bennett Mangers
Cole Opbroek
Callie Opbroek
Sister:
Florence “Penny” Horst – CA
Numerous Nieces & Nephews

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Rosary

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

301 W 7th St, Hastings, NE 68901

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Visitation

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

9:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

301 W 7th St, Hastings, NE 68901

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

301 W 7th St, Hastings, NE 68901

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