We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Gude Mortuary
Chester M. “Chet” Calkins, age 34, of Lincoln, NE passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at his home.
He was born on November 27, 1986 in Lincoln, NE; the son of Kenneth D. and Lori Marie (Rubenking) Calkins. He attended school and graduated from Waverly High School with the Class of 2005. He later enrolled at Southeast Community College in Lincoln and certified in Motorcycle, ATV and Watercraft Technology in 2009. Chet worked at various car dealerships and shops in Lincoln detailing cars.
Those left to cherish his memory include his mom Lori Devine and husband Terry of Lincoln, NE; his dad Kenny Calkins and wife Kelly of Lincoln, NE; sister Amanda Trueblood and husband Chris of Lincoln, NE; paternal grandfather Donald Calkins of Lincoln, NE; aunts and uncles: Marvin Rubenking and wife Heather of Waverly, NE, Vonnie Wood and husband Paul of Lincoln, NE and Tim Calkins and wife Joni of Lincoln, NE; nieces and nephews: Trayton, Kambridge and Kopelin; cousins: Caden and Carley Rubenking, Scott Wood (Kelsey), Bethany Wood, Clara Calkins, Frances Calkins and Ellen Calkins; his beloved dog Pepper and cats: Hoyt and Bud; other family and friends.
Chet was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: Roy and Laquita Rubenking and his paternal grandmother Claryce Calkins.
A private Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be directed to the Lincoln Humane Society in his memory.