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Joseph "Joe" Matthias

May 31, 1943 — July 22, 2021

Former Hastings resident Joseph F. “Joe” Matthias, 78, passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Prairie Winds Assisted Living, Doniphan, NE.

Rosary will be 7 p.m. Thursday, July 29, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 30, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Jeremy Hazuka officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to Mary Lanning Healthcare.

Joe was born May 31, 1943, in Eureka, CA to Shirley & Lucille (Canepa) Matthias. He graduated from St. Bernard’s High School and in 1961, Pre-Med Studies at College of the Redwoods, and Creighton University with a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy. Joe served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968. He moved to Hastings in 1973 and was a pharmacist at Mary Lanning Healthcare for 33 years before he retired. Joe attended St. Michael’s Catholic Church. He enjoyed muscle cars and fishing in Canada and was fascinated with airplanes.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Shirley & Lucille Matthias; and brother, John Paul Matthias.

SURVIVORS:
Sons:
Todd Matthias – Omaha, NE
Troy Matthias – Omaha, NE
Grandchildren:
Tyce Matthias
Tylan Matthias
Sidney “Sid” Matthias
Austin Matthias
Brothers & Spouses:
James Matthias – Eureka, CA
Jerry & Theresa Matthias – Eureka, CA
William “Bill” & Laura Matthias – Eureka, CA
Numerous Nieces & Nephews

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, July 29, 2021

1:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N Elm Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Rosary

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

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Visitation

Friday, July 30, 2021

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

St. Michael's Catholic Church

721 Creighton Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, July 30, 2021

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

St. Michael's Catholic Church

721 Creighton Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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