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Leo B. Kellner

August 14, 1918 ~ May 9, 2020 (age 101)


Hastings resident Leo B. Kellner, 101, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020, at his home.

Due to COVID-19 directed health measures, Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be semi-private 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 14, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. If you have any questions about attending the service please call St. Michael’s Catholic Church at 402-463-1023. Burial will be held at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is 12-6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. We will be in compliance with the CDC guidelines of 10 people gathering at a time for visitation, your cooperation is appreciated. Memorials may be given to St. Michael’s Catholic Church for masses or St. Michael’s Catholic School.

Leo was born on August 14, 1918, in Dimock, SD to Tony & Mary (Mick) Kellner. He married Madelon E. Menuey on August 29, 1940, in Fairmont, MN; she preceded him in death on October 13, 2012.

Leo worked as a shop foreman for T & L Irrigation, where he later retired. He was self-employed with a grain dryer service after his retirement. Leo was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree.

Leo was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Madelon E. Kellner; brothers, Joe Kellner and Marvin Kellner; and sisters, Annie Kurtenbach and Lucille Kolecka.

Son & Daughter-in-law:        
    Joseph & Paula Kellner – Lincoln, NE
Daughter & Son-in-law:        
    Mary Ann & Darin Sinsel – Holdrege, NE
Grandsons & Spouses:          
    Jason Kellner & Kelly Bartling
    Dustin Kellner & Holly Glenn
    Sarah Sinsel
    Kaelie Kellner
    Harper Kellner
    Benjamin Kellner

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May 13, 2020

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
1225 N. Elm Ave
Hastings, NE 68901

Mass of Christian Burial
May 14, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Michael's Catholic Church
721 Creighton Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

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