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Gloria A. (Pittz) Karr

December 22, 1944 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 76)


Hastings resident Gloria A. Karr, 76, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at College View Assisted Living & Memory Support, Hastings, NE.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Paul Dunbar officiating. Burial will follow service at St. Paul’s Lutheran Churchyard Cemetery, Holstein, NE. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday with family present at the funeral home, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to Faith Lutheran Church, Lutheran Hour Ministries, Mary Lanning Foundation for nursing, and Crossroads Mission Avenue, Hastings. For the health and safety of others face masks are required for those attending the visitation and funeral, your cooperation is appreciated.

Gloria was born December 22, 1944, in Hastings, NE to Benedict & Grace (Einspahr) Pittz. She graduated from Holstein High School and Mary Lanning School of Nursing. Gloria married Gayle Karr on August 1, 1964, and to this union, three children were born; they later divorced. She worked at Mary Lanning Healthcare as a registered nurse for 50 years. Gloria was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents.

Children & Spouses:             
    Steve & Darci Karr – Hastings, NE
    Darren & Liz Karr – Hastings, NE
    Kristin & James Siefkes – Lincoln, NE
    Cassandra Karr
    Amanda Karr
    Austin Karr
    Samantha Karr
    Nathan Karr
    Madlyn Karr
    Kaitlin Siefkes
    Brandon Siefkes
    Justin Siefkes
    Vivian Brinkmeyer – Lincoln, NE
Numerous Cousins, Nieces, Nephews, and other extended family

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May 3, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

May 4, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Faith Lutheran Church
837 Chestnut Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

May 4, 2021

10:00 AM
Faith Lutheran Church
837 Chestnut Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

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