Joyce Marie Harrenstein, 100, of Hastings, NE, passed away November 27, 2021. Joyce’s family took priority throughout her life. She was also dedicated to her church and community. Joyce was closely involved with Hanover Presbyterian Church: directing choir; playing the organ; teaching Sunday school; and leading Vacation Bible School. She reinstated open class exhibits at Adams County Fair, Hastings, and supervised this endeavor for over 35 years.
Joyce is survived by her two sons, Jerrold Harrenstein, Lincoln, NE; James (Carol) Harrenstein, Hastings, NE and four grandchildren, Tristan Harrenstein, Tallahassee, FL; Emily Harrenstein, Kirkland, WA; Kristan (Jesse) Manske, Hickman, NE; Tracy (Kenny) Brooks, Hastings, NE; as well as many friends and extended family. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, John and Agnes Britton, mother Elsie Britton, husband R. John Harrenstein, and daughter-in-law Suzanne Keen Harrenstein.
The service celebrating Joyce’s life will be at First Presbyterian Church, 621 North Lincoln Avenue, Hastings, NE, on December 1, 2021 at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at Hanover Presbyterian Cemetery, 8420 S. Blaine Ave, Glenvil, NE. The service will be live-streamed at www.lbvfh .com, where private condolences may also be sent. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 30, 2021, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home, 1225 North Elm Avenue, Hastings, NE.
Suggested Memorials: Samaritan’s Purse International Relief and Horizon Recovery and Counseling Center, Hastings, NE.