Berniece E. Wyman, 93

March 14, 1928 - September 21, 2021

Hastings resident Berniece E. Wyman, 93, passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at
her home.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 25, at Zion Lutheran Church in Hastings
with Pastor Tyler Hauptmeier officiating. The family has requested if you are attending
the service please wear red as that was Berniece’s favorite color. Burial will be at
Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. Friday with the family
present 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church.
Memorials may be given to Zion Lutheran Church, EX-POW, or the Regency Retirement
Center. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s
website. To view the service you will need to go to Berniece’s obituary and click the play
button shown towards the bottom of the page. Private condolences may be sent to the
family at Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
is serving the family.

Berniece was born on a farm west of Juniata, NE to Carl and Elfreda (Augustin)
Finnigsmier on March 14, 1928. She was confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church in rural
Juniata. Berniece married Carroll Wyman on May 17, 1946; he preceded her in death on
January 27, 2011. From this union, they had five children: Chrisella, Dennis, Roxeda,
Lucinda, and Brenda; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-

Berniece was a secretary serving many businesses in Hastings and most recently at
Federal Land Bank, Heritage Title Company, and Adams County District Court. She was
a long-time member of Zion Lutheran Church, Zion Auxiliary, Zion Lutheran Church
Memorial Foundation, EX-POW, and volunteered at Mary Lanning Healthcare. Berniece
moved into the Regency Retirement Center in 2015 and formed a strong bond with the
residents there. She enjoyed playing cards, reading, sewing, and the quilting group at
Zion tying quilts for the Orphan Grain Train. Berniece also made lap robes and walker
bags for Mary Lanning Healthcare and many items for her family. She enjoyed her
church family and received compassion, humor, and encouragement from them.

Berniece was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Carroll Wyman; brother,
Donald Finnigsmier; and son-in-law, Jack Lewis.


Son & Spouse: Dennis & Roberta Wyman – Corning, CA

Daughters & Spouses: Chrisella Lewis – Alma, NE
Roxeda & Keith Nielson – Cozad, NE
Lucinda Wyman & fiancé Randy Holdt – Hastings, NE
Brenda & Dave Prescott – Hastings, NE

Grandchildren & Spouses: Darrin & Jan Lewis
David & Kellie Lewis
Dustin & Amber Lewis
Todd & Kristi Mulliner
Timothy & Jill Mulliner
Melissa & Alex Bottolfsen
Tyler & Abra Prescott

Great-Grandchildren: 14

Great-Great-Grandchildren: 5

Sister-in-law: Joanne Weber

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and other extended family