Hastings resident Walter Irmer, 81, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 28, at Peace Lutheran Church in Hastings with Rev. Micah R. Gaunt officiating. Burial with military rites by York American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars will be 2 p.m. Monday, November 28, at Mt. Vernon Cemetery in York. Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. with family present 4-6 p.m. Sunday, November 27, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to Peace Lutheran Church. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Walter’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Walter was born February 15, 1941, in Thayer, NE to Bruno and Irene Irmer. He graduated from York High School and Southeast Community College in Milford. Walter served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Walter worked as a draftsman estimator for Kealey Construction and Farris Construction. He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church. Walter enjoyed playing cards and dice, camping, boating, remodeling, renovating, and spending time on his farm. He was very proud of helping to design and oversee the addition to Peace Lutheran Church.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Maureen Irmer; six brothers; one sister; and step-daughter, Tina Cotant.


Children: Kristina Freelove

Mathew (Sherry) Irmer

Angie (Steve) Nissen

Step-Children: Patrick McClure

Teresa Cotant

Stephanie Krahulik

Denise Hythecker

Second Wife: Mary Wetherilt

Sister: Carol Real

Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren