Sue E. Bantz, age 69 of Stella, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at Good Samaritan Society-Auburn.


Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Kyle and Mariah Bantz of Nebraska City; daughter and son-in-law Lacey and Bud Karpinski of Stella; grandchildren Clayton, Joel, and Kori Bantz, Wyett and Ty Karpinski; sister and brother-in-law Donna and Sid Lockard of Shubert; brothers and sister-in-law Bob Williams of Shubert, Bill and Linda Williams of Shubert; significant other Rodney Kirkendall of Barada; her dogs Jim, Teddy, Button, and Dixie; other relatives and friends.    


A celebration of life will be held Sunday, January 21, 2024, 2:00 p.m. at Lacey and Bud Karpinski’s home:  71833 644 Avenue Stella, Nebraska.  A headstone will be placed in Prairie Union Cemetery near Shubert. 


Services are entrusted to Hemmingsen Funeral Home of Auburn.