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Kenneth Maughan Jr.

January 5, 1937 — January 1, 2023

Hastings

Kenneth Maughan Jr.

Hastings resident Kenneth Maughan Jr., 85, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2023, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.   

 

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, January 6, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Chaplain John Mueller officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. A book signing will be 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Thursday, January 5, at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Start Over Rover.

 

Kenneth was born January 5, 1937, in Lincoln, NE to Christopher and Lela (Geddess) Maughan. He attended Broken Bow High School and later went on to receive his GED. Ken graduated from Central Community College with an Associate’s Degree in refrigeration and electrical. He served in the U.S. Army from January 10, 1955 to March 27, 1958 and U.S. Navy from August 16, 1966 to May 24, 1967. He was a Vietnam veteran stationed in DaNang and was part of the Sea Bees. Kenneth was a pilot and flew for Civil Air Patrol for many years. He married Judy C. Holmgrain on September 5, 1973.

 

Kenneth owned and operated Ken’s Refrigeration & Heating for many years. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, and the Elks Club. Kenneth enjoyed spending his time fixing things and flying airplanes. He was an animal lover, having many throughout his lifetime.

 

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Julie A. Maughan; two brothers; and three sisters.   

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife:                                      
    Judy Maughan – Hastings, NE

Son & Spouse:                       
    Curtis & Stacey Maughan – Hastings, NE

Grandchildren & Spouse:      
    CJ Maughan – AZ

    Annie Newman – TN

    Melissa Warren – CA

    Nichelle & Travis Hiatt – KS

    Michael Davis – Lincoln, NE

    Mercadi Deckert – Omaha, NE

    Aaron Weseman – Holdrege, NE

    Kiley Maughan – Hastings, NE

Great-Grandchildren:            
    Rhiannon

    Mya

    Paige

    Abby

    Caleb

    Mykah
    Taj

    Madison

    Morgan

    Carly

    Isabel

    Millie

    Braxton

    Maddox

    Caidyn

    Aiden

Great-Great-Granddaughter: 
    Araceli

Sisters:                                   
    Annette Halsey – Hastings, NE

    Lela Gilliam – WI

Brother & Spouse:                 
    Don & Stacie Straton – FL

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Kenneth Maughan Jr., please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Book Signing

Thursday, January 5, 2023

8:30am - 4:30pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Services

Friday, January 6, 2023

2:00 - 3:00pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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