Hastings resident Leo B. Kellner, 101, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020, at his home.
Due to COVID-19 directed health measures, Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be
semi-private 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 14, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. If you have
any questions about attending the service please call St. Michael’s Catholic Church at
402-463-1023. Burial will be held at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is 12-6
p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. We will be in compliance with the CDC guidelines
of 10 people gathering at a time for visitation, your cooperation is appreciated.
Memorials may be given to St. Michael’s Catholic Church for masses or St. Michael’s
Catholic School. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com.
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Leo was born on August 14, 1918, in Dimock, SD to Tony & Mary (Mick) Kellner. He
married Madelon E. Menuey on August 29, 1940, in Fairmont, MN; she preceded him in
death on October 13, 2012.
Leo worked as a shop foreman for T & L Irrigation, where he later retired. He was self-
employed with a grain dryer service after his retirement. Leo was a member of St.
Michael’s Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus 3 rd Degree.
Leo was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Madelon E. Kellner; brothers, Joe
Kellner and Marvin Kellner; and sisters, Annie Kurtenbach and Lucille Kolecka.
Son & Daughter-in-law: Joseph & Paula Kellner – Lincoln, NE
Daughter & Son-in-law: Mary Ann & Darin Sinsel – Holdrege, NE
Grandsons & Spouses: Jason Kellner & Kelly Bartling
Dustin Kellner & Holly Glenn
Granddaughter: Sarah Sinsel
Great-Grandchildren: Kaelie Kellner