Funeral services for Joel Stenberg, age 82, of Creighton, Nebraska will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Golgotha Lutheran Church in rural Wausa, Nebraska. Reverend Jerome Leckband will officiate, with burial in Thabor Lutheran Cemetery in Wausa.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton is in charge of arrangements.
Joel died Monday, January 3, 2022, at Avera Creighton Care Centre.
Joel S. Stenberg, son of Sigurd and Leona (Schainost) Stenberg, was born May 19, 1939, at Wausa, Nebraska. He was baptized at Thabor Lutheran Church on June 21, 1939, and confirmed June 1, 1952, at Golgotha Lutheran Church in Wausa. Joel attended rural School District #81 and graduated from Creighton High School.
Joel lived and farmed on the family farm northwest of Wausa. After retirement, he continued to live on the farm until shortly before his passing, at which time he resided at Avera Creighton Care Centre.
Hunting, fishing, and conversation were a few of the things he enjoyed as hobbies.
Joel was a member of Golgotha Lutheran Church in rural Wausa. He was active in church offices, taught Sunday School, and served on the Columbia Township Board.
Joel is survived by his cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sigurd and Leona; grandparents; and aunts, uncles, and cousins.