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Wesley D. Menke

October 21, 1951 — July 10, 2023


Wesley D. Menke

Hastings resident Wesley D. Menke, 71, passed away Monday, July 10, 2023, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.    


Memorial Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 14, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. There will be no burial at this time. There will be no viewing or visitation as Wesley was cremated. Memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Wesley’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.


Wesley was born October 21, 1951, in Spirit Lake, IA to Clarence and Catherine (Ruby) Menke. He went to school at Sutherland, IA, and trade school at Iowa Northwestern in Sheldon, IA.


His first marriage was to Velma Edith Miller. They had two daughters, Natalie Menke and Nanette (Scott) Hayes. His second marriage was to Jean Waltke Keebler.


He worked for many years at M & P Land Company-Inland Foods-Pillen Family Farms.


Wesley was preceded in death by his parents.



    Jean Menke

    Natalie Menke

    Nanette (Scott) Hayes

    Krysstina (Ronald Beetem Jr.) Richardson

    Steven Richardson

    Daymian (Charlie) Hayes

    Niccole (Eric) Adams

    Ronald Richardson

    Izzadora Richardson

    Heath Richardson

    Diana Richardson

    Duncan Adams

    Amanda (Matthew) Andersen
    Elicia (Jeffrey) Gibbon

    John (Amber) Keebler M.D.

    Daniel Gibbon

    Isabella Gibbon

    Sabrina Andersen      

    Tobin Keebler

    Elijah Keebler

    Debbie (Calvin) Baker – Orange City, IA
    Matthew (Ronda) Baker

    Ben (Chrystal) Baker

Two great-nephews and two great-nieces

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Past Services

Memorial Service

Friday, July 14, 2023

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

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901


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