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Rodney Dean Kostman

August 28, 1948 — October 9, 2020

Rodney D. Kostman of Cozad passed away Friday, October 9, 2020 at Cozad Community Hospital at the age of 72. Rod was born August 28, 1948 in Gothenburg, Nebraska to Emil and Mae (Houchin) Kostman. He graduated from Cozad High School in1966 and started work that very day at Monroe Auto and was employed there until the plant closed. When he was younger, Rod would go to work with his father on Joe Allen's farm to harvest, swath and put up hay. He also helped take Allen's Belgian horses to the State Fair. Rod lived in Eustis, Nebraska for a short time before moving to Cozad. On September 3, 1982 he married Jacqueline Stott. Rod enjoyed hunting, walking canals, camping and anything to do with guns and hunting. He loved spending time camping and vacationing with his family. Rod was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and had a special place in his heart for his dogs. Rod was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Bernita Royer, Virginia Buss; niece, Judy Rhodearmer; nephew, Jon Buss; and granddaughter, Ava. He is survived by his wife, Jackie Kostman of Cozad; children, Brian (Melanie) Tate of Kennard, NE, Kellie (Mark) Stutterheim of Eustis, LaNona (Mark) Oberg of Gothenburg, Jeremy (Jennifer) Rinehart of Lincoln; 10 grandchildren, Brittany Ostergard, Connor Tate, Huntyr Stutterheim, Logan Tate, Amaya Snell, Morton Oberg, Marin Oberg, Kinley Oberg, Jackson Rinehart and Jonah Rinehart; and 1 great grandchild, Blakelyee Peterson.

Memorials are suggested to the family with designation to Cozad Gun Club, Central Plains Hospice or Wild Turkey Federation. Visitation with family present will be Friday, October 16, 2020 from 5 pm to 7 pm at Christ the King Catholic Church with Rosary at 7 pm. Services will be Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Christ the King Catholic Church with Father Mike Pampara as celebrant. Burial will be at Cozad Cemetery. Berryman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, October 16, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Christ the King Catholic Church

613 West 13th Street, Cozad, NE 69130

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Rosary

Friday, October 16, 2020

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Christ the King Catholic Church

613 West 13th Street, Cozad, NE 69130

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Mass of the Christian Burial

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Christ the King Catholic Church

613 West 13th Street, Cozad, NE 69130

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