A Mass of Christian Burial for Justin L. Biskup will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. at
St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Orleans, Nebraska with Father Maurice Current officiating.
Interment will follow at the Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery at Orleans with Military Honors provided by the Orleans Harold Morin American Legion Post #184 in conjunction with the Army Funeral Honors Team.
The Mass will be recorded and posted to the Nelson-Bauer Funeral Homes Facebook page.
Justin Leo Biskup, 97 years of age, of Lincoln, Nebraska, formerly of the Orleans area, passed away, on
Saturday, September 10, 2022, at Yankee Hill Village in Lincoln. Justin was born on April 12, 1925, in Orleans
the third of four sons, born to Valentine and Emma (Sebek) Biskup. He graduated from Orleans High School
with the class of 1943.
On February 16, 1951, Justin entered into active duty with the United States Army and served during the
Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged in January of 1958.
On May 7, 1952, Justin was united in marriage to Carol Milroy in North Platte, Nebraska and this union was
blessed with seven children: Craig, Kellyn, Kevin, Cynthia, Brent, Michele, and Bradley. The couple made their home on the family farm near Orleans where Justin farmed until 1979. The marriage later ended in divorce. In 1979 Justin moved to Lincoln and started working for the Lincoln Parks and Recreation and retired in 1997.
Justin and Sandra Matson-Rippe were united in marriage and enjoyed traveling and quilting together.
Following their retirement, they volunteered for the Red Cross for 15 years, and because of his dedication, he
was designated as an Admiral in the Nebraska Navy. Justin and Sandi were Red Cross Volunteers at Ground
Zero 2 days after 9/11. He was a master gardener. Justin enjoyed hunting and fishing with his brothers,
nephews, sons, and grandchildren.
He was a member of the American Legion, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and the Knights of Columbus.
Justin was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Craig Biskup; daughter-in-law, Debra Biskup;
grandson, Brett Biskup; three brothers: Jerome Biskup and his wife, Barbara; Francis Biskup and his wife, Rita;
and Donald Biskup and his wife, Mary.
Justin is survived by his wife, Sandra Biskup of Lincoln; six children: Kellyn Pearson and her husband,
Danny of Franktown, Colorado; Kevin Biskup and his wife, Susan of Orleans; Cynthia Achten and her husband,
Galen of Aurora, Colorado; Brent Biskup and his wife, MaryEllen of Casper, Wyoming; Michele Roddy and
her husband, Louis of Sarasota, Florida; and Bradley Biskup and his wife, Joan of Simsbury, Connecticut; 17
grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; along with nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with family greeting
friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Orleans.
A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. at the church.
A memorial has been established in Justin’s honor, and kindly suggested to the Red Cross or the family for
Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the family at http://www.nelsonbauerfh.com
The Bauer-Torrey & Mach Funeral Home in Alma is in charge of the arrangements.