Hastings resident Josephine E. Wood, 100, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, NE.
Rosary will be 6 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, March 7, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Thomas Brouillette officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-6 p.m. with family present 5-6 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to Hastings Catholic Schools. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service go to Josephine’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.
Josephine was born October 30, 1921, in Roseland, NE to Bernard and Pauline (Hupf) Konen. She attended school through the eighth grade. Josephine married Edward Wood on September 18, 1945, in Hastings, NE; he preceded her in death on October 21, 2008.
Josephine and Edward lived in Hastings a majority of their adult life, moved to Sidney, NE in 1959, and moved back to Hastings in 1966. She was a food service manager in the cafeteria for Hastings Public Schools for 20 years. Josephine was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church and Altar Society. She was also a member of the Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
The family would like to convey its sincere gratitude to our extended family, the Cermacks.
Josephine was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward; and son, Robert; sister Lorene Knebel; brothers, Harold Konen, William Konen, and Bernard Konen.
Daughter & Son-in-law:
Sharon K. & David Finn – Ft. Worth, TX
Sons & Daughters-in-law:
William & Lori Wood – Lone Tree, CO
Keith & Teresa Wood – Windsor, CO
Kevin & Karla Wood – Greeley, CO
Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren