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Eugene "Gene" Labenz

Eugene "Gene" Labenz

Eugene "Gene" Labenz, 89, of Humphrey, Neb., died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at Faith Regional Hospital, Norfolk, Neb.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 10 a.m., at St. Francis Church Catholic Church in Humphrey with Father Eric Olsen celebrating the Mass. Visitation (without the family present) was on Tuesday 5-7 p.m., and continue on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until service time, all at the church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. The service will be broadcast live on Gass Haney Facebook page. Memorials are suggested to St. Francis Cemetery Fund.

Eugene “Gene” Labenz was born Aug. 25, 1931, in Humphrey, Neb., to Edward and Grace (Hastreiter) Labenz. Gene attended St. Bernard Catholic Grade School and began farming with his father as a teenager. On August 8, 1956, Gene was united in marriage to Eileen Pfeifer at St. Francis Catholic Church.

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