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Julia Ann (Rippen) Schutte

July 3, 1925 ~ January 1, 2022 (age 96)


Hastings resident Julia Ann Schutte, 96, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 1, 2022, at her home.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 6, at Christ Lutheran Church, rural Juniata with Pastor David Loeschen officiating. Burial will be at Concordia Cemetery, rural Juniata. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family or Orphan Grain Train. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service you will need to go to Julia’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

Julia was born July 3, 1925, in Bladen, NE to Fred & Laura (Lammerman) Rippen. She graduated from Hastings Senior High School. Julia married Reinhold John Schutte on April 16, 1950; he preceded her in death on December 6, 2012.

Julia was a farm wife and a member of Christ Lutheran Church. She made ammunition at the Naval Ammunition Depot. Julia was an avid supporter and volunteer at the Red Cross and enjoyed spending her time bowling, knitting, embroidery, crosswords, and word find puzzles. There is nothing Julia loved more than her family; children, siblings, nieces, nephews, but especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Julia was preceded in death by her her parents; husband, Reinhold John Schutte; granddaughter, Catheryn Ann Schutte; three sisters, Hazel Jenkins, Melva McCartney, and Naomi Junker; and two brothers, Delton and Kenneth Rippen.

Daughter & Spouse:              
    Roma & Everett Koch
Sons & Spouses:                    
    Rodney & Cindy Schutte
    Jeffrey & Rebecca Schutte
    Jay & Sara Schutte
    Joel Schutte
    Robert Rippen
    Phyllis Defranchi

To send flowers to Julia's family, please visit our floral store.


January 5, 2022

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

January 6, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Christ Lutheran Church (Juniata)

January 6, 2022

10:30 AM
Christ Lutheran Church (Juniata)

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