Hastings resident Gary L. Nejezchleb, 72, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020, at
The Rosary will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 9, and Mass will follow at St.
Cecilia Catholic Church with Father Christopher Kubat officiating. Burial will be at
Parkview Cemetery, Hastings. The service will be live streamed on Livingston Butler
Volland Funeral Home’s Facebook page. The direct link for that page is
www.facebook.com/lbvfh. Visitation is from 1-5 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home
and one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family for
a memorial to be established at a later date. 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. Private condolences may be sent to the family at
www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is
serving the family.
Gary was born on March 10, 1948 to Ernest & Marvella “June” (Wolfe) Nejezchleb in
Hastings, Nebraka. He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1966 and attended
Kearney State College. Gary worked as an office manager and accountant at LCL Truck
Equipment Inc. for 47 years. Everyone knew him as Bookie. He married Dorothy
Trausch on June 14, 1975 at Roseland Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Gary was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church and a member of the 3 rd Degree
Knights of Columbus. He was a member of the Eagle’s Club Aerie 592 and served in
Gary was a philanthropist at heart and he had many friends. Everyone knew he loved to
laugh. He also loved sports, especially Husker Football, and fishing. He and his wife also
enjoyed travelling. Gary was so proud of his daughters and his grandchildren. Family was
the most important thing to Gary. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 45 years.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Steve Woodward; and sister-
in-law, Margene Primm.
Wife: Dorothy Nejezchleb – Hastings, NE
Daughters & Spouse: Anne & Nathan Stroot
Grandchildren: Isabelle Stroot
Margaret Mary Stroot
Siblings & Spouse: Lyle & Sandra Nejezchleb
Brothers-in-law & Spouse: John & Glenda Trausch
And Numerous Nieces and Nephews