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Stephen A. Jurgena

July 19, 1949 — December 3, 2022

Lincoln

Stephen A. Jurgena

Former Hastings resident Stephen A. Jurgena, 73, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Bryan Medical Center East, Lincoln, NE.    

 

Memorial Services with military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 17, 2022, at Butler Volland Chapel with Chaplain John Mueller officiating. There will be no burial held at this time. A book signing will be 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 16, and one hour before the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Stephen’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

 

Stephen was born July 19, 1949, in Hastings, NE to John and Gracia (Hayes) Jurgena. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1967. Stephen served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971. He married Linda Zaroban on December 27, 1969.

 

Stephen worked as an over-the-road truck driver for Picks Pack Haulers and was a Transportation Supervisor for Sara Lee/Bimbo. Stephen enjoyed woodworking, spending time in his shop, working on his 1965 panel van, and attending grandchildren’s activities. He was a member of Elks Lodge in Hastings.

 

Stephen was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents; three infant brothers; and grandson, Adam Jurgena.  

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife:                                       
    Linda Jurgena

Children & Spouses:              
    Alyssa & Scott Gustafson
    Matt & Wyndi Jurgena

Grandchildren:                       

    Alex Jurgena

    Austin Jurgena

    Aaren Jurgena
    Alivia Gustafson

    Juliona Jurgena

    Elizabeth Kerchel

    Josh Gustafson

Great-Grandchildren:             

    Thea Jurgena

    Haylie Gustafson

Sisters & Spouse:                                   

    Janice Bierman

    Linda Bohlke

    Marilyn Peper

    Carol Kalvoda Brittain & Laverne Brittain

Brother & Spouse:                  

    Mark & Donna Jurgena

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Stephen A. Jurgena, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Book Signing

Friday, December 16, 2022

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Book Signing

Saturday, December 17, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Memorial Service

Saturday, December 17, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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