Hastings resident Gladys (Saathoff) Eigenberg, 94, passed away Friday, October 2, 2020,
at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, NE.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 7, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Glenvil
with Pastor Rob Garton officiating. Burial will be at the Glenvil Cemetery in Glenvil.
Visitation will be 1-8 p.m. with family present 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, and
one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to the Glenvil Cemetery
Association. 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.
Gladys was born on February 14, 1926, in Clay County, NE to Bernhardt & Almuth
(Flessner) Saathoff. She was baptized on March 19, 1926, and confirmed on March 17,
1940, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Glenvil. She graduated from Glenvil High School
in 1943. Gladys married Waldeen “Ike” Eigenberg on February 14, 1945; he preceded
her in death on December 31, 2008.
Gladys was a homemaker and a farmer’s helper. She was a member of Immanuel
Lutheran Church in Glenvil where she taught Sunday school in her earlier years. Gladys
was a member of Spring Ranch Homemakers, Circle II at Immanuel Lutheran, and
Yesterday Youth. She enjoyed painting, sewing, crafts, and playing cards. Gladys
enjoyed the winters in Texas and meeting all the friends and family each year.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Waldeen “Ike” Eigenberg; son-in-
law, Dennis Janssen; sisters, Lorna Hinrichs and Evelyn Fitzke; brothers-in-law and
sister-in-law, Bill McDowell and Marguerite & Vergale Jensen.
Children & Spouse: Colleen & Joe Weber – Omaha, NE
Geraldeen “Gerri” Janssen – Glenvil, NE
Grandchildren & Spouses: Monica (Weber) & Mike Wear – Omaha, NE
Tony Weber – Omaha, NE
David & Dee Anne Janssen – Hastings, NE
Donald Janssen – Hastings, NE
Great-Grandchildren & Spouse: Jordan Janssen
Kimberly & John Kosch
Sisters: Alice Paus
Sisters-in-law & Spouse: Vernetta McDowell
Lyla & Carl Keith