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Robert J. Kehn

June 4, 1930 — March 8, 2023

Hastings

Robert J. Kehn

Hastings resident Robert J. “Bob” Kehn, 92, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at CHI Health-St. Francis, Grand Island, NE.   

 

Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 13, at Butler Volland Chapel 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. with family present 5-7 p.m. Sunday, March 12, and one hour before the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date or Hastings Burial Detail. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Bob’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

 

Bob was born June 4, 1930 in Hastings, NE to George and Mollie (Kister) Kehn. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1948. Bob served in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954. He married Rose L. Kline on August 1, 1956, in Colby, KS.

 

Bob was employed as a foundryman at Spritz Foundry and was a foreman for Hastings Irrigation for 18 years. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, and Eagles Aerie #592.

 

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Shirley A. Coville; brothers, Vernon Kehn, Jack Kehn, and Dick Kehn; sister & brother-in-law, Dorothy & Bob Rader; and brother-in-law, Larry Kitten.

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife:                                      
    Rose L. Kehn – Hastings, NE

Children & Spouses:             
    Barbara J. & Ron Roby – Iowa Falls, IA

    Don E. & Karen Kehn – Boulder, CO

Son-in-law:                            
    Kevin Coville – Oakdale, CA

Numerous Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, and Great-Great-Grandchildren

Sister:                                    
    Karen Kitten – Hastings, NE

Brother & Spouse:              
    Jerry & Diane Kehn – Tinton Falls, NJ

Sisters-in-law:                       
    Margaret Kehn – Hastings, NE

    Joann Kehn – Hastings, NE

    June Kehn – Hastings, NE
Nieces, Nephews, and other extended family

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, March 12, 2023

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

Family will be present 5-7 p.m.

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Visitation

Monday, March 13, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Services

Monday, March 13, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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