Hastings resident Velda Rae Schutte, 73, went to her Heavenly home Tuesday, February 2,
2021, at her home with her family by her side.
Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 9, at Christ Lutheran Church, rural
Juniata with Pastor Greg Volzke officiating. Private family burial will be held at a later date
at Concordia Cemetery, rural Juniata. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Gideon
Bibles. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s
Facebook page. The direct link for that page is www.facebook.com/lbvfh. For the health and
safety of others face masks are required for those attending the funeral, your cooperation is
appreciated. Since there are material sharing restrictions, we ask that you bring your own pen
for signing the registration book or memorial envelopes. If you do not bring one, we can do
that for you. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston
Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Velda was born March 29, 1947, in Adams County, NE to John M. & Leta (Stulken) Krull.
She graduated from Hastings High School in 1965. Velda married Larry Schutte on August
29, 1965. She was a homemaker and a farm wife, helping her husband on the farm with daily
chores. Velda was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and LWML. She enjoyed spending
her winters in Arizona, camping, helping on the farm, golfing, fishing, and hiking.
Velda was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Betty June; in-laws, Lawrence & Alice
Schutte; and sister-in-law, Carolyn Crawford.
Husband: Larry Schutte – Hastings, NE
Children & Spouse: Michael & Amy Schutte – Juniata, NE
Mark & Kathy Schutte – Lawrence, KS
Grandchildren: Micah & Kristen Schutte – Hastings, NE
Lydia Schutte & fiancé Jerod Haslett – Lawrence, KS
Justin & Tamara Daugherty – Oceanside, CA
Chad & Britney Daugherty – Omaha, NE
Great-Grandchildren: Jackson Haslett
Siblings & Spouses: Dale & Lee Krull
Lola & Ray Thiel
Karen & Phil Bellefuil
Brothers-in-law & Spouse: Gaylord Crawford
Darrel & Gwen Schutte
Sister-in-law & Spouse: Linda & Benny Callison