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Ethan Bulgrin – Metz Mortuary

    Ethan Bulgrin
    Ethan Bulgrin, passed away Monday December 29, 2014 at Children’s Hospital in Omaha, Neb.

    He was born March 1, 2013 in Lincoln, Neb. to Kurt and Elizabeth (Rathje) Bulgrin. Ethan had an infectious smile and easily won the hearts of everyone he met. He loved to dance to polka music and play with Molly in his crib. His winks and smiles attracted the attention of the nurses and staff at the hospital. His memory will live on forever in the hearts of his family and all who knew and loved him.

    Left to cherish his memory are his parents Kurt and Elizabeth Bulgrin of Waco, Neb.; sister Molly; grandparents, Gary and Mary Rathje of Centennial, Colo. and Jim and Pauline Bulgrin of Utica, Neb.; great-grandma Rose Schafer of Lincoln; aunts and uncles, Sara (Frank) Vech of Cedar Bluffs, Neb., Jessica (Eric) Peeks of Utica, Angie (Curt) Eberspacher of Beaver Crossing, Neb., Blake (Malinda) Bulgrin of Casper, Wyo., Eric (Kari) Bulgrin of Gretna, Neb., and Karl (Jennifer) Bulgrin of Beausejour, Manitoba, Canada. Also surviving are numerous cousins, other relatives, and his family at Children’s Hospital.

    Preceding him in death are his great-grandparents and his heart friends, Mia Larson and Rogue Hayman.

    Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, January 3, 2015 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Utica, NE with the Reverend John Dunbar officiating.  Interment will be in St. John Cemetery, south of Waco, Neb. Visitation will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday evening at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.​

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