Hastings resident Craig Williams, 69, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021, at Arbor
Care Center, Fullerton, NE.
Private family graveside service with military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard
will be held at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. Friday with
family present 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Hastings
Military Honor Guard. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com.
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Craig was born October 22, 1951, in Hastings, NE, to Wayne & Marjorie (Heinrich)
Williams. He graduated from Hastings High School in 1969, received a Bachelor of
Science degree from Bellevue University and a PHR (Professional Human Resource)
Degree. Craig married JoAnn Kuhnke on September 5, 1970, at First Presbyterian
Church in Hastings. He served in the U.S. Army from March 8, 1971 to March 7, 1974.
Craig was employed as a shift foreman at the Whelan Energy Center for 35 years. He was
a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Craig was a lifetime member of NRA, Ducks
Unlimited, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Sons of the Union Veterans,
and served many years on the Hastings Military Honor Guard.
Craig was preceded in death by his parents.
Wife: JoAnn Williams – Hastings, NE
Children & Spouse: Dawn & Kane VanVuren – Harker Heights, TX
Timothy Williams – Hastings, NE
Grandchildren: Sofia VanVuren
Sister: Wanda Williams – Hastings, NE
Father-in-law: Dale Kuhnke – Blue Hill, NE
Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and many friends