Hastings resident Marcia Rae Shane, 78, passed away Monday, August 30, 2021, at
Edgewood Vista, Hastings, NE.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, September 3, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings
with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be at Glenvil Cemetery in Glenvil. The
service will be live-streamed on First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church website. The direct link for
that page is www.firststpauls.org, the link will not be live until five minutes before service
time. Visitation will be 1-8 p.m. Thursday with family present 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home,
and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s
Lutheran Church, Start Over Rover, or Heartland Pet Connection. Private condolences may
be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home &
Cremation Center is serving the family.
Marcia was born May 3, 1943, in Memphis, TN to Howard & Phyllis (Mann) Mack. She was
baptized on April 21, 1946, by Rev. W.H. Hendrickson at Newark Methodist Church in
Newark, NE. Marcia was confirmed by Rev. Fay C. Mills at First United Methodist Church
in Hastings. She graduated from Hastings High School and attended Hastings College for one
year. Marcia married Thomas Shane on September 1, 1962, at First United Methodist Church
Marcia was a homemaker and helped with farm work, she sorted seed corn, and was a
Deputy County Assessor in Hastings. She was a member of the Country Woman's Extension
Club and Hastings Quilters Guild. She was a member of First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and
Sarah Circle III where she held all offices. Marcia was head of the Mission Community for
one year, taught Sunday School and Bible School, and was a Luther League sponsor. Marcia
enjoyed crafting, sewing, quilting, her perennial gardens, listening to music, and spending
time with her family and her golden retrievers.
Marcia was preceded in death by her parents and infant grandson, Zachary.
Husband: Thomas Shane – Hastings, NE
Children & Spouses: Lisa & Robert Mertens – Juniata, NE
Laurie Shane – Spencer, IA
Daniel & Gloria Shane – St. Louis, MO
Grandchildren & Spouses: Stephanie & Jarred Hackler
Claire & Trent Kohmetscher
Great-Grandchildren: Easton Hackler
Sister & Spouse: Peggy & John Helms – Grand Island, NE