William G. “Bill” Nabower, 82

May 15, 1939 - July 11, 2021

Hastings resident William G. “Bill” Nabower, 82, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021, at
his home.

Memorial Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 19, 2021, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
in Kenesaw with Pastor Paul Duffy officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation. In
lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at
a later date. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston
Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Bill was born May 15, 1939, in Hastings, NE to George F. & Nellie C. (Clark) Nabower.
He graduated from Kenesaw High School in 1957. Bill married Ellen M. Hadenfeldt on
June 12, 1959, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Kenesaw.

Bill owned and operated a service station for over 40 years and volunteered as Fire Chief
for the Kenesaw Fire Department until his retirement. After his retirement, he drove a
school bus for seven years for Kenesaw Public Schools and was a farmhand for several
years. Bill loved to fix up cars when he was younger, spending time with family,
watching sports especially the Huskers, watching his children play sports growing up,
and watching western movies.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; brothers-in-law, Erv Mangers and Gayle
Hadenfeldt; and two sisters-in-law, Joyce Hadenfeldt and Ruth Hadenfeldt.


Wife: Ellen M. Nabower – Hastings, NE

Children & Spouses: Neal & Tami Nabower – Grand Island, NE
Stuart & Judy Nabower – Hastings, NE

Grandchildren & Spouses: Anthony & Angie Nabower
Katie & Shawn Pfanstiel
Nick Nabower
Christopher Nabower
Caleb & Aleisha Nabower
Ellie & Mike Tomlin
Ashley Fitzgerald
Ryan & Heather Fitzgerald
Tayler Beeson

Great-Grandchildren: Ben

Siblings & Spouses: Jim & Terry Nabower
Janell & Mark White

Brother-in-law: Myron Hadenfeldt

Many Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and Friends