Hastings resident, Lola M. Gartner, 86, passed away Friday, July 2, 2021, at the Kensington in Hastings.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor
Paul Dunbar officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Trumbull. Visitation will be Tuesday,
July 6, from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home & one hour prior to services. Memorials may be given to Faith
Lutheran Church and the Alzheimer’s Association. Private condolences may be sent to the family at
www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation is serving the family.
Lola was born August 20, 1934, in Marysville, KS to Loyd & Arta (Cromer) Marks. She graduated from
Edgar High School in 1952. Lola married Elmer F. Gartner on June 1, 1952, at the Presbyterian Church in
Edgar and to this union they had 6 children.
Lola was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church for many years and enjoyed traveling, camping and
watching the Husker football games.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sister, Carolyn Jo (Marks) Boettcher; and
daughter-in-law, Sonja Gartner.
Children & Spouses: Charlotte D. (Mike) Waters of Hansen, NE
Michael L. (Jo) Gartner of Aurora, NE
Eugene D. (Brenda) Gartner of Hastings, NE
Mark A. (Lori) Gartner of Wood River, NE
Todd N. (Karmen) Gartner of Pine Bluff, AR
Sharlene D. (Jeff) LaBrie of Grand Island, NE
Brother-in-law: Don Gartner of Hansen, NE
Sister-in-law: Fannie Hill of Hastings, NE
And numerous nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.