Cover photo for Imogean "Jean" Opbroek's Obituary
Imogean "Jean" Opbroek Profile Photo

Imogean "Jean" Opbroek

April 30, 1936 — September 5, 2023

Hastings

Imogean "Jean" Opbroek

Hastings resident Imogean “Jean” Opbroek, 87, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at The Heritage at College View, Hastings, NE.    

 

Rosary will be 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 8, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, September 9, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Craig Clinch officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-5 p.m. Friday, September 8, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the St. Cecilia Catholic Schools Foundation. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Jean’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

 

Jean was born on April 30, 1936, in Fairfax, SD to Melvin and Vaiona (Cue) Salmen. She graduated from Fairfax High School in 1954. Jean married Henry W. Opbroek Jr. on October 25, 1955, in Fairfax, SD; he preceded her in death on September 26, 2021.

 

Jean worked as an assistant funeral director and was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, St. Michael’s Altar Society, and Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

 

Jean was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Henry W. Opbroek Jr.; son, Scott Opbroek; sisters and brother-in-law, Kathy & Gary Schultz and Carol Lytle; infant sister, Dorothy Salmen; brothers and sister-in-law, Bud Salmen and Dennis & Mary Salmen.

 

SURVIVORS:

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 & Joslynne Opbroek
            Jude Opbroek

        Callie (Opbroek) & Matt Moore

Brother & Spouse:                             
    Arthur & Betty Salmen – Hastings, NE

Sister & Spouse:                                
    Sharon & Jim Heyen – Hastings, NE

Numerous other relatives

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Imogean "Jean" Opbroek, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, September 8, 2023

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Rosary

Friday, September 8, 2023

6:30 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Saturday, September 9, 2023

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

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

301 W 7th St, Hastings, NE 68901

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, September 9, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

301 W 7th St, Hastings, NE 68901

Livestream

Click to watch

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 636

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree