Hastings resident Jean N. “Jeanie” Beiriger, 89, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021, at
Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.
Rosary is 1:30 p.m. Monday, February 15, with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 2
p.m., at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Jeremy Hazuka
officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. The service will be live-
streamed on St. Michael’s Catholic Church’s Facebook page. The direct link for that page
is https://www.facebook.com/STMHastings, the link will not be live until five minutes
before service time. Memorials may be given to St. Michael’s Catholic Church or
Hastings Catholic Schools Foundation. Visitation is 3-5 p.m. Sunday with family present
at the funeral home, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. 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.
Jeanie was born March 29, 1931, in her family home in Hastings, to Louis and Fay
(Athey) Laubon. Jeanie lived most of her life in Hastings where she attended Hastings
Public Schools and graduated from Hastings High School in 1948. Jeanie married Bernie
Beiriger on December 2, 1950, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church with Monsignor Grogan
officiating. Jeanie worked at Jones Drug Store during her High School years and later at
City National Bank and Trust until her retirement in 1993. Jeanie was a member of St.
Michael’s Church and Altar Society, Catholic Daughters, Legion of Mary, YWCA, and
initiated St. Michael’s Prayer Chain where she was a leader for many years.
Jeanie loved playing cards, especially bridge where she was involved in many groups.
She also liked playing pitch, working puzzles, reading books, and watching tennis. Jeanie
was very friendly and could engage in conversation with just about anyone. She always
made everyone feel loved and welcome whenever they came to visit in her home. Jeanie
was a devoted wife and mother. She dearly loved her grandchildren and enjoyed hearing
about all their activities.
Jeanie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bernie; son, Greg; sisters, Donna
Grothen and Glenda Ferguson; brothers, Junior, Ronnie, and twin brother Jerry.
Survivors include children and spouses, Terry (Debbie) Beiriger of Phoenix, AZ, Sandy
(Clair) Kramer of Hastings, Ami (Caron) Beiriger of Glendale, AZ; daughter-in-law, Keri
of North Platte, NE; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Bonita
Kindig; and brother-in-law, Al Beiriger.