Ivan D. Valentin, 85

January 6, 1934 - April 13, 2019

Glenvil resident Ivan D. Valentin, 85, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019, at his home
with his family by his side.

Memorial service is 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Faith Lutheran Church in
Hastings with Pastor Paul Dunbar officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings
Military Honor Guard is 2:00 p.m. in St. Paul’s Lutheran Churchyard Cemetery, West of
Glenvil. Ivan choose cremation and there will be no visitation. Book signing will be
Tuesday, April 16, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with family present at the funeral home and one
hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be given to Faith Lutheran Church
or St. Paul’s Lutheran Churchyard Cemetery. Private condolences may be sent to the
family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation
Center is serving the family.

Ivan was born on January 6, 1934, to Henry and Wilma (Hoppens) Valentin. He attended
Hastings High School. Ivan served in the U.S. Army from November 8, 1954, to October
24, 1956. He was stationed in Baumholder, Germany, where he drove an Armored
Personnel Carrier.

Ivan married Eileen K. Classen on February 4, 1959, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in
rural Glenvil and they celebrated 60 years of marriage. He was a lifelong farmer and was
the third generation to live on the family farm. Ivan enjoyed camping, playing cards with
this church buddies and friends and Saturday morning breakfasts. Most of all, he enjoyed
his family, his grandkids and great-grandkids, who were all very special to him.
Ivan was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Darold Valentin; sister, Burdette
Konzak; brothers-in-law, Vern Konzak, Duane Schroeder.

SURVIVORS:

Wife: Eileen Valentin – Glenvil, NE
Children & Spouses: Dale & Tammy Valentin – Glenvil, NE
Renee & Tom Bennett – Glenvil, NE
Denise & Craig Bengtson – Hastings, NE
Grandchildren & Spouses: Kristopher & Michaela Valentin – Elkhorn, NE
Jeffrey & Shelly Valentin – Glenvil, NE
Kelly & Ryan Van Wey – Hastings, NE
Bonnie & Cody Graff – Glenvil, NE
Chase & Alyssa Bengtson – Hastings, NE
Jessie & Andrew Mitchell – Hastings, NE
Colton Bengtson – Kansas City, MO
Great-Grandchildren: Layne, Morgan & Zakkary Haba
Brooklyn, Gage & Berkley Graff
Jaxen, Ava, Claire & Holly Valentin
Jadeyn Mitchell
Baby Bengtson on the way
Sister: Mary Schroeder – Hastings, NE
Nieces, Nephews, Cousins & Friends