George J. “Doda” Christian
Veteran
Date of Birth
January 6, 1938
Aldrich, Missouri
Entered into Rest
July 22, 2020
Wahoo, Nebraska
Graveside Service

Monday, July 27, 2020 ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. John Cemetery ~ Weston, Nebraska
Military Honors by U.S. Air Force, VFW #4502 & American Legion #82

Memorials

In care of the family for future designation.

*Service will be live streamed on the Svoboda Funeral Home Facebook page.

George J. “Doda” Christian, 82, of Wahoo, NE, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at his home in Wahoo, NE.  He was born January 6, 1938 in Aldrich, MO to Virgil and Eunice (Ridenour) Christian.  In 1955, George graduated from Morseville High School in Morseville, MO.  On June 4, 1960, George was married to Lucille M. Ohnoutka in Weston, NE.  He served in the U.S. Air Force for over 20 years until his retirement, during which he completed two tours in Vietnam.  Following his military career, George worked  for Wahoo Public Schools, City of Wahoo, City of Lincoln and M.E. Collins.

George enjoyed fishing, hunting and working on any and everyone’s mowers and small engines.  He would always be there to give you a ride or loan his car or pick-up.  Doda also enjoyed visits from family, especially the kids.

He is survived by children, Rob (Kim) Christian of Cedar Bluffs, NE, Colleen (John) Sutton of Wahoo, Julia (Mark) Urban of Malmo, NE, and Joseph Christian of  Weston, NE; grandchildren, Sarah (Dennis Swan) Christian, Dan (Amanda) Christian, Michael (Emmily McGinn) Christian, Paul (Liz) Sutton, Donna (Brad) Brester, Bonnie Sutton and Jack Sutton, Tyler (Emily) Urban, Brent Urban, Katelyn Urban, Mollie Urban, Nathan Urban, Haley (Bobby) Nice, Jacob (Allison Oborny) Christian, Joshua Christian and Isabella Christian; great-grandchildren, Alex Christian, Taylor Christian, Barrett Christian, Vivian Christian, Scarlet Christian, Brandi Sutton, Gavin Sutton, Carly Sutton, Austin Sutton, Lorelei Brester, Loxley Brester, Easton Nice and Emmet Nice; siblings, Kathryn Leith, Alta Faye Lawrence and Deane Jacks; many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by wife of 53 years, Lucille Christian; infant son, Sean Christian; parents, Virgil and Eunice Christian; six brothers and two sisters.

Condolences for George J. “Doda” Christian
  1. JoAnne Christian
    • July 23, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    We will miss you MUCH Uncle Jacky… Love you.

  2. Sam Winchell
    • July 23, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    So sorry to here of your loss. George was a great guy and a friend to many people.

  3. Roma Smith
    • July 23, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    My sincere sympathy to all of you 🙏

  4. David Lindgren family
    • July 23, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    Our deepest sympathy.

  5. • July 24, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    Now I have no one to tell it’s none of my business what he’s doing. We miss you and your antics.

  6. Rose Sabatka
    • July 24, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    Deepest Sympathy to all of you

  7. Barbara Blevins
    • July 24, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    I will remember his quick wit and his stories of his youth. And I will miss seeing him tending the grill at family reunions. Love to all the family.. We share your sorrow.

  8. Jackie Lawrence
    • July 24, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    So many happy memories of time spent together. Never a dull moment,there was always one more story to tell. Never a chance to say goodbye, I hope you know how loved you are.

  9. sheila
    • July 24, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    One of the best husband father and Dodas and of course Uncles ever ❤ you will be missed in many other roles im sure like friend and neighbor

  10. Lee and Dica Chipperfield
    • July 25, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    We extend our sympathy to George’s family!

  11. Cheryl Phinney
    • July 25, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    I will miss you so much. Loved you so much. Save me a place in heaven

  12. Dan Cady, Commander
    • July 26, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    Sorry for all of our loss! George was a great friend and Sally & I will miss him even from here in Arizona. Condolences from all at the AmericanLegion Madera Post 131, Green Valley, AZ

  13. Cheryl Fidler
    • July 28, 2020 - 2 weeks ago

    My deepest sympathy to the Christian Family. I always enjoyed any conversation I had with George. God bless.

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