Shirley R. Sheppard, 91

August 13, 1929 - May 29, 2021

Hastings resident Shirley R. Sheppard, 91, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021, at her

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, June 3, at First United Methodist Church in Hastings
with Pastor Tamara Holtz officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings.
Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. Wednesday with family present 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home,
and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family for a
memorial to be established at a later date. For the health and safety of others face masks
are recommended for those attending the visitation and funeral, your cooperation is
appreciated. Private condolences may be sent to the family at
Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Shirley was born August 13, 1929, in Harvard, NE to William & Laura (Holiday) Lurk.
She graduated from Harvard High School and Lincoln School of Business. Shirley
married Robert D. Sheppard on June 11, 1950, in Harvard, NE; he preceded her in death
on September 15, 1996.

Shirley was employed at the Naval Ammunition Depot, Cornhusker Ammunition Plant,
VA Hospital in Grand Island, and was an administrative assistant for the Social Security
Administration where she retired. She was a member of First United Methodist Church
and Queen City Rebekah Lodge #312. Shirley volunteered for the Mary Lanning
Healthcare-Pink Ladies, Meals on Wheels, and RSVP.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert D. Sheppard; three
brothers, Don, Gene, and Phil; one sister, Dorothy Rinne; and great-granddaughter, Ellie


Children & Spouses: Robert & Carrie Sheppard – Hastings, NE
Donald & Gwen Sheppard – Hastings, NE
Charles Sheppard – Hastings, NE
David Sheppard – Hastings, NE

Grandchildren & Spouse: Ben Sheppard
Curtis Sheppard
Annie Sheppard
Sarah Sheppard
Dustin Sheppard
Susan & Ryan Klusman
Laura Sheppard
Cristy Sheppard
Neal Sheppard

Great-Grandchildren: 11

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and other extended family