Edwin Belina, age 78,of Stanton formerly of Clarkson, Nebraska)

Edwin Belina, age 78,of Stanton formerly of Clarkson, Nebraska)
November 21, 1943 - November 12, 2022

Edwin Belina, 78, of Stanton, Nebraska, (formerly of Clarkson, Nebraska), died Saturday, November 12, 2022, at Wayne Countryview Care and Rehabilitation in Wayne, Nebraska. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, November 18th, at 10:00 a.m. at SS Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Clarkson with Fr. Matt Gutowski celebrating the Mass. Interment will be in Clarkson Catholic Cemetery. The visitation will be on Friday from 9:00 AM until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to Clarkson Catholic Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to www.millersfh.com. Miller Funeral Home in Clarkson in charge of arrangements.

Edwin Belina was born November 21, 1943, in Norfolk, Nebraska, to Millard and Adella (Kucera) Belina. He attended Stanton County District #45 from kindergarten through the 8th grade and graduated from Stanton High School in 1962. On July 1, 1964, Edwin was united in marriage to Lois Jedlicka at SS Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Clarkson. They made their home on a farm nine miles south of Pilger for 26 years until 1990 when they moved to Clarkson. In addition to farming and raising all types of livestock, Edwin helped neighbors with their farming.

Edwin served on the school board at District #45 of Stanton from the age of 21 until it’s closing and then on the school board at District #32 of Howells (Stanton County). He received the Aksarben Nebraska Pioneer Farm Award for having the farm in the family for over 100 years. After moving to Clarkson, he worked maintenance at the Sunrise Apartments in Clarkson, did custom painting in the county as well as working for the State of Nebraska Department of Roads.

Edwin loved to spend time with his grandchildren, going to school and church programs and volleyball and basketball games. He also enjoyed working in his garden, going fishing, hunting, going to garage sales and attending auctions. He was known for his record fish that he would catch and his numerous large antler deer. Edwin received a Master Angler award from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for his record fish.

He was a member of St. Henry’s Catholic Church of Howells, Nebraska, until it’s closing in 1967. He was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Stanton until moving to Clarkson and becoming a member of SS Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church.

Edwin is survived by:
Daughter – Kathleen Lois (Patrick) Jensen of Stanton, NE
Grandchildren – Katrina Sperl (special friend Treven Cervney) of Lincoln, NE; Kyle Sperl of Kansas City, MO
Son – Edwin Frank Belina of Fremont, NE
Grandson – Caleb Belina of Norfolk, NE
Daughter – Lora Marie Belina of Fremont, NE
Granddaughter – Aleshia Block of Omaha, NE
Sister – Marvine Koliha of Howells, NE
Nephew – Dan (Patti Urbanek) Koliha of Clarkson, NE
Niece – Annette (Eddy) Sayers of Clarkson, NE

Edwin was preceded in death by:
Parents – Millard and Adella Belina
Wife – Lois Belina
Brother – Elden Belina
Brother-in-law – Allen Koliha