Herman G. Starman 94, of Grand Island, formerly of Elgin, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Grand Island.
He is survived by his two daughters: Linda Gutchewsky of Omaha; and Diane (Todd) Spaulding of Grand Island; six grandchildren: Kelley Larsen of Elkhorn; James and Corey Gutchewsky of Omaha; Kade Leetch of Stapleton; Faith (Joseph) Sumpter of Downs, KS; and Sydnie Spaulding of Grand Island; three great grandchildren Pierce Harris of Elkhorn, Jerzi and Jovi Sumpter of Downs, KS; sister Catherine Hemenway of Clearwater, along with other relatives and friends.
Herman was preceded in death by his parents, and wife Joan in 1999, brother Ed in 2010, and sister Helen Venteicher in 2014.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:30 a.m., at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin with Fr. Kevin Vogel, Fr. Bernard Starman, and Deacon John Starman officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the church with a 7:30 p.m. wake service. Interment will be at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Elgin with Military Rites conducted by American Legion Post 229 and VFW Post 5816 of Elgin, the Nebraska Army National Guard, and the American Legion Riders.
Huffman-Levander Funeral Home in Elgin is in charge of arrangements.Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.