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James "Jim" L. Uden

May 7, 1950 ~ January 11, 2021 (age 70)


Prosser resident James L. “Jim” Uden, 70, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021, at Premier Estates, Kenesaw, NE.  

Memorial Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, January 16, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings, with Chaplain John Mueller officiating. Book signing will be 1-4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. There will be no visitation or burial. Memorials may be given to Kenesaw Public School Booster Club. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s Facebook page. The direct link for that page is For the health and safety of others face masks are required for those attending the funeral, 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. 

Jim was born May 7, 1950, in Hastings, NE to Rupert H. & Margaret G. (Frerichs) Uden. He attended Christ Lutheran School and graduated from Hastings High School in 1968. Jim married Connie J. Blum on December 20, 1968.

Jim worked at EBKO Industries from 1968 to 1976 building fiberglass boats. In 1976, he started Central Fiber where they made septic tanks, canoes, boats, and did fiberglass repairs. In 1980, he began building fiberglass ultravents that were sent all over the world. After closing the fiberglass shop he worked at Wal-Mart until health issues caused him to retire. Jim was a member of Christ Lutheran Church. He previously served on the Prosser Fire Department, Prosser Civil Defense, and Prosser Village Board. Jim loved spending time at the lake fishing and enjoyed hunting. His family and friends were his greatest joy. 

Jim was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Ronald and Douglas Uden.

    Connie J. Uden – Prosser, NE
Sons & Spouses:                    
    Chad & Shandra Uden – Kenesaw, NE
    Chris & Joslyn Uden – Prosser, NE
    Chloe Uden
    Chase Uden
    Cade Uden
    Randyn Uden
    Jorja Uden
    Maggie Uden
    Gene Uden – Grand Island, NE
Sisters-in-law & Spouses:   
     Sue Uden – Prosser, NE
     Deb Uden – Phillips, NE
     Mary Uden – Hastings, NE
    Julie & John Groshans – Doniphan, NE
    Cindy & Tim Kohout – Prosser, NE
    Pat Duggins – Hastings, NE
Many nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James "Jim" L. Uden, please visit our floral store.


Book signing
January 15, 2021

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

Memorial Service
January 16, 2021

10:00 AM
Butler Volland Chapel
1225 N Elm Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

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