Hastings resident Joelene Kay L’Heureux, 82, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021,
at her home.
Private family memorial service and burial will be held at a later date. Memorials may be
given to the First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Book signing will be 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday at the funeral home. Private condolences may be sent to the family at
www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is
serving the family.
Joelene was born January 20, 1939 in Hastings, NE to Meinert Engelhart Coordes &
Velma Etta (Davis) Coordes Pudge. She was baptized on March 19, 1939, at Immanuel
Lutheran Church in Glenvil, NE, and confirmed on June 6, 1954, at St. Paul’s Lutheran
Church. Joelene graduated from Hastings High School and Western Nebraska
Community College in Scottsbluff, NE. She married Jack M. L’Heureux on November
15, 1959, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Joelene was a para-professional at Sidney and Scottsbluff Public Schools from 1985 to
1989. She was a receptionist at Orofino Condo in Dillion, CO from 1989 to 1992. They
moved to northwest Arkansas from 2001 to 2015 and she moved back to Hastings in
2015. She was a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Joelene was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jerry Coordes; and grandson,
Husband: Jack L’Heureux – Hastings, NE
Children & Spouses: Shelly K. & Steve Palmer – Hastings, NE
Kevin L’Heureux – Denver, CO
Lynn L’Heureux – Denver, CO
Sonja L’Heureux – Denver, CO
Grandchildren: Nichole Grau – Loveland, CO
Brandon Palmer – Hastings, NE
Great-Grandchild: Zander Palmer – Eagle, CO