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Stanley "Stan" A. Hoffmeyer

August 11, 1947 ~ January 28, 2021 (age 73)


Hastings resident Stanley A. “Stan” Hoffmeyer, 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by his children and loving wife, Thursday, January 28, 2021, at his home.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 2, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard in Hastings with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Private family burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Trumbull. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. Monday with family present 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church’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 visitation and 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.

Stan was born August 11, 1947, in Deshler, NE to Otto & Leota (Gragert) Hoffmeyer. He graduated from Deshler High School in 1965. Stan served in the U.S. Navy Special Forces from 1965 to 1968 in Beach Master Unit 1 as a Radio Man RM-4. He fought proudly at the following Vietnam locations Hue, Fubi, Dong Ha, and Quang Tri Providence. Stan married Linda (Baumgart) Kelly and they were married from 1970 to 1978 and from this union, three children were born. He married Christy Bye in 1989. He was a jack of all trades and owned many businesses over the years. Stan was a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. His heart and home were always open and everyone considered him a best friend.

Stan was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Scott Hoffmeyer; brother-in-law, Les Starlin; and close friend, Tom Kinomoto.

    Christy Hoffmeyer – Hastings, NE
Children & Spouse:                  
    Chad Hoffmeyer – Lincoln, NE
    Audra & Bill Fleming – Denver, CO
    Farrah Hoffmeyer – Lincoln, NE
Siblings & Spouses:                 
    Cherie Starlin – Omaha, NE
    Lynn & Mike Thumann – Hebron, NE
    Kent Hoffmeyer – Seattle, WA
Sister-in-law & Spouse:            
    Debbie & Jeff Gerloff – Hastings, NE
Many other family members and friends

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February 1, 2021

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

February 2, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First St. Paul's Lutheran Church
501 North Burlington Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

February 2, 2021

11:00 AM
First St. Paul's Lutheran Church
501 North Burlington Avenue
Hastings, NE 68901

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