Mass of Christian Burial for Eugene Mestl, age 88 of Beemer, was held Tuesday, August 31, 2021, the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Beemer, with Father Vincent Sunguti as Celebrant. Interment with military honors was in the Holy Cross Cemetery.

Eugene passed away Friday, August 27, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hillside Villa in West Point.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Lavina of Beemer; children and their families:

Son, Gerald and Cathy Mestl of Davey;

Daughter, Carol and James Franzluebbers of West Point, and family: Nichole (Nate) Ball and children, Kelsey, Zachary, and Nolan; Ashley (Joss) Petersen and children, Evran, Baric, and Vella; Adam Franzluebbers, Jason (Paige) Franzluebbers, Melissa (Jason) Goltz and daughter, Jovie; Andrew Franzluebbers;

Son, David Mestl of Indianola, and family: Anthony (Vicki) Mestl and children, Braxton and Kendly; Amber Kumpf and daughter, Baili;

Daughter, Doris and Paul Troyer of Laurel, and family: Erin (Dusty) Forre and children, Brooke, Allyx, Jace, and Cade; Laura (Kevin) Nordby and children, Nolan, Hadley, and Bennet; Amanda (Jacob) Haag and children, Ethan, Leah, and Ava;

Son, Michael and Tracy Mestl of West Point, and son, Milo Mestl;

Son, Kenneth and Cari Mestl of Kearney, and family: Michaela (Dr. Jarod) Speer; Tyler Mestl and fiancée Cheyanne Kuhlmann;

Daughter, Iris and Joey Borg of Wakefield, and family: Megan Borg, Jessica Borg, Katie Borg, Jacob Borg;

Son, James and Gina Mestl of Henderson, and family: Paige Mestl, Benjamin Mestl, Elizabeth Mestl;

Son, Chris and Kim Mestl of Ogallala, and family: Maaika (Ethan) Schilz, and Kira Mestl.

Also surviving are a brother, Paul and Janet Mestl of Plattsmouth; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lumir and Marie Mestl; grandson, Joshua Borg; two infant siblings; and sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and William Meister.

Memorials may be directed to the family for future designation in Eugene’s name.

Arrangements by Minnick Funeral Home.