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Wayne E. Kloppenborg

April 21, 1939 — December 16, 2023

Hastings

Wayne E. Kloppenborg

Hastings resident Wayne E. Kloppenborg, 84, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2023, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.   

 

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, December 22, at First United Methodist Church in Hastings with Pastor Lance Clay officiating. Burial will be at Inland Cemetery. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. Thursday, December 21 at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. 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 Wayne’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

 

Wayne was born on April 21, 1939, to Anton & Grace (Stromer) Kloppenborg in Hastings, Nebraska. For a few years, his family moved to Washington, Kansas for Anton’s work. He graduated from Hastings High in 1957. Wayne served in the United States Army from 1962 – 1964. He married Kay Hartzell on March 16, 1963.

 

While raising their family, Wayne worked in sales at various locations in Hastings. He retired from Whelan Energy Center in 2001. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. Wayne enjoyed helping with the children's services at church. Wayne loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyed being outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.

 

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Marvin Kloppenborg; and sister-in-law, Marcia.

 

SURVIVORS:

Wife:                                                  
    Kay Kloppenborg – Hastings, NE

Children & Spouse:                           
    Chris & Heather Kloppenborg – Omaha, NE

    Craig Kloppenborg – Ayr, NE

Grandchildren & Spouses:                
    Sydney & Alex Moore – Omaha, NE

    Trevor Kalhorn – Omaha, NE

    Tyler Kloppenborg – Omaha, NE     

    Lauren Kloppenborg – Omaha, NE

    Brayden & Josh Russell – Lincoln, NE

Great-Grandchildren:                        
    Hendrix Moore

    Brecken Moore
    Finley Young

    Adeline Russell

Niece & Spouse:                                
    Debra & Dan Laux – Hastings, NE

Nephew & Spouse:                            
    Steve & Kathy Kloppenborg – Omaha, NE

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, December 21, 2023

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

The family will be present 5-7 p.m.

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Visitation

Friday, December 22, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

First United Methodist Church

614 N Hastings Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Services

Friday, December 22, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

First United Methodist Church

614 N Hastings Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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