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James E. "Jim" Finley

May 19, 1955 — February 22, 2023

James E. "Jim" Finley

Hastings resident James E. “Jim” Finley, 67, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.   

 

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 28, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Father Mark Maresh officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.

 

Jim was born May 19, 1955, in Ord, NE to James W. Finley and Elva (Papiernik) Finley Shonka. He graduated from Ord High School in 1973 and received his Associate's Degree from Central Community College. Jim worked at Flowserve Manufacturing for many years. He collected Schwinn bicycles and Hotwheels and loved old cars. He owned a ’57 Chevy inherited from his grandparents. Jim loved Hondas, especially riding his Honda motorcycle.

 

Jim was preceded in death by his father, James; infant son, Joseph Finley; brother, Steve Finley; and stepfather, Martin Shonka.   

 

SURVIVORS:

Children & Spouse:                           
    Rhiannon Sanford

    Jef & Krista Finley

Grandchildren:                                  
    Jacob Sanford

    Alex Sanford

    Jack Finley

    Marcus Finley

Mom:                                                 
    Elva “Jean” Shonka

Sisters:                                               
    Linda & Mike Follmer

    Christine & Kurt Bogus

Special Friend:                                  
    Amy Matlock

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Visitation

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Services

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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