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Fairfield resident, Edward J. Lipovsky, 94, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Mary Lanning Heathcare, Hastings, NE. Rosary was Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 7 p.m., at Butl er Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday,
June 3, 2015, 10:30 a.m., at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, Deweese, NE, with Father Thomas Bush officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery . Memorials may be given to Knights of Columbus.  Visitation was Tuesday, June
2, 2015, 9 a.m.–7 p.m., at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family. Private condolences may be sent at www.lbvfh.com. Edward was born on June 24, 1920, to John and Lillian (Wolfe) Lipovsky at Spring Ranch, NE. He attended Prairie Rose School until eighth grade then Deweese High School from 1935 to 1936, and then he attended  Lawrence High School and
graduated in 1938. After graduating high school, he worked on the family farm. On Oct. 4, 1945, Edward married Lorene M. Hajny at the Assumption Church in Deweese. They farmed on the Little Blue River and fed cattle for 40 years. He served on the St. Martin’s Church Board for 20 years until it closed. Edward was on the Board at the Farmers Union Co-op at Fairfield and the Clay Center Co-op. He was on the Board of Directors of the Lawrence State Bank for 20 years.
He was a member of 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus Council #1906 Lawrence, 4th Degree member Knights of Columbus  Bishop Casey Assembly #599 Hebron. Edward was a past member of the Eagles Club in Hastings, a past member of the Elks of Superior, and a past member of the Platt Dusch of Grand Island. He was awarded the Clay County Feeder of the Year Award in 1991. In 1984, Edward and Lorene moved to Fairfield. Edward was preceded in
death by his parents, John and Lillian Lipovsky; sisters, Elsie Karmazin and Marie Sekora; and grandsons, Kyle and Jeremy Lipovsky-Smith. Survivors: Wife: Lorene Lipovsky. Children and spouses: Kenneth and Debra Lipovsky of Fairfield, NE; Robert and Victoria Lipovsky of Fairfield, NE; Janice (Lipovsky) and Jacob Smith of Lincoln, NE; Randy and Lynn Lipovsky of Fairfield, NE. Grandchildren and spouses: Benjamin and Kim Lipovsky, Tanner and Jeana Lipovsky, Adam Lipovsky, Toni and Nick Bloch, William Lipovsky, Breanna Smith, Nicholas Lipovsky. Great-grandchildren: Gwendolyn Lipovsky, Karys Lipovsky, Brielle Lipovsky, Weston Lipovsky. Sister and spouse: Dorothy and Don Buescher. Brother- in - Law : Bob Karmazin. Edward was also survived by many friends. 
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