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Dale Kuhnke

June 5, 1923 ~ March 17, 2021 (age 97)


Hastings resident Dale Kuhnke, 97, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at Azria Health, Blue Hill, NE.

Private family graveside services will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice in memory of Dale. For the health and safety of others face masks are required for those attending the visitation, your cooperation is appreciated. Since there are material sharing restrictions, we ask that you bring your own pen for signing the registration book or memorial envelopes. If you do not bring one, we can do that for you. 

Dale was born June 5, 1923, in Sutton, NE to William & Susie (Selzer) Kuhnke. He married Dolores J. Waltemade on January 21, 1948, in Sutton, NE; she preceded him in death on February 16, 2014. Dale worked as a yard foreman for Johnson Cash-Wa for many years. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and building things.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dolores J. Kuhnke; son, William “Bill” Kuhnke; two grandsons; brother, Earl Kuhnke; and two sisters, Mildred and LaVera.  

Children & Spouses:             
    Barbara Hall – Lexington, NE
    JoAnn Williams – Hastings, NE
    Allen & Mary Kuhnke – Bladen, NE
    Annette Grummert – Presho, SD
    Sheila Moore – Inavale, NE
Numerous Grandchildren & Great-Grandchildren
Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and a host of friends and family

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March 22, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

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