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Norma Classen

July 11, 1938 — December 24, 2021

Hastings resident Norma J. Classen, 83, passed away Friday, December 24, 2021, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, in Hastings, NE with family by her side.

Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, January 13, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, January 14, at Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, NE. The family has requested masks be worn for those attending the service. There will be no viewing or visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Building Fund or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service you will need to go to Norma’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

Norma was born July 11, 1938, in Loup City, NE to George & Mildred (Obermiller) Heil. She graduated from Loup City High School. Norma married Gerald F. “Jerry” Classen on April 4, 1959; he preceded her in death on September 21, 2004.

Norma was a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Eagles, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Norma enjoyed traveling, antiquing, garage sales, games, and visiting with her friends and family.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gerald F. “Jerry” Classen; grandson, Jason Bren; brother, Loren Heil; and sisters, Leona Bydalek and Lois Heil.

Daughter & Spouse:
Sonja & Bruce Bren – Castle Pines, CO
Sons & Spouses:
Michael & Cindy Classen – Castle Rock, CO
Daniel & Jackie Classen – Topsham, ME
Arlie Jasnoch – Grand Island, NE

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

First St. Paul's Lutheran Church

501 N Burlington Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Friday, January 14, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell


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