Hastings, Nebraska, resident Pearl E. Bunde, 94, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Perkins Pavilion-Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village in Hastings.
Service is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hastings with Pastor Andrea Paulson officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Pearl was born on May 25, 1925, in Genoa, Nebraska to Herman E. and Signe C. (Kallberg) Nelson. Pearl graduated from Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha as part of the Army Cadet Nursing Program. Pearl married Raymond A.C. Bunde on October 4, 1947. She worked at Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital and as the family grew, became a stay at home mother and homemaker. Pearl and Raymond returned to Hastings in 1971 from Lincoln. Pearl was an avid Husker fan.
Pearl was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond A. C. Bunde; sister, Dorothy Nelson; brother, Kenneth Nelson; sister and brother-in-law, Harriet and Bud Plantz.
Survivors include children and spouses, Bruce and Marge Bunde of Lincoln, Lynette and Denis Jensen of Lincoln, Brian Bunde of Lincoln, Kris and Steve Rempe of Grand Island, Brad and Paula Bunde of Overland Park, Kansas, and Brent and Deb Bunde of Hastings; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers and spouses, Vernon and Alice Nelson of Boise, Idaho, Ray and Jean Nelson of Genoa, and Merle and Caryl Nelson of Lake Forest, Illinois; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Anita Bunde of Sacramento, California, Kenny and Ruth Bunde of Camarillo, California, Melvin and Betty Bunde of Hastings, and Sue Bunde of Omaha; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.