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Lois Elaine Whitney

May 15, 1930 — May 30, 2020

Hastings resident Lois Elaine Whitney, 90, passed away, Saturday, May 30, 2020 at her home.

Private family services will be Thursday, June 4, 2020 at the Apfel Funeral Home, Hastings with Pastor John Mueller officiating. Burial will be at a later date at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be sent to the family from Apfel Funeral Home, Hastings is in care of the family.

Memorials may be given to the family to designate at a later date.

Lois was born, May 15, 1930 in Holstein, NE to Raymond and Maude (Bailey) Gentert. She married Marion R. Whitney on June 24, 1951 in Holstein, NE. He passed away May 15, 2016. Lois was an egg candler at the Creamery in Holstein, she then worked at Woolworths downtown then she moved with them to the mall location until 1996.

Lois enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren, making sure they had a goodie bag when they left. She also loved cooking, gardening, knitting, crocheting

She is survived by, one son, Lyle (Mary Lee) Whitney and daughter-in-law, Karren Whitney, all of Hastings,


Renee’ Whitney, of Hastings

Sherri Urquhart, of Missoula, MT

Matthew (Jennifer) Whitney, of Hastings

Kaye Whitney and Drew Waller of Stockton, KS

Kelly Whitney and Jeff Bondegard of Nelson,

Andrew Whitney of Hastings

and Patrick (Faith) Whitney of Hastings

great grandchildren

Emma, Evan, Adian, Rayleigh, Claire, Lucas, and Lana.

And Her cat Oliver.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Marion, son, Jerry, sisters, Mae, Eleanor, Rachel and Delores, brother Pete, and sister-in-law, Mae, brother-in-laws, Edward and Bill.

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