Private Family Service
Thursday, October 1, 2020 ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at St. Francis Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
*The Funeral Mass will be live streamed on Svoboda Funeral Home Facebook page.
In care of the family for future designations.
Cards can be mailed to: 1245 Hruby Lane, Wahoo, NE 68066
Jean M. Svoboda, 87 of Wahoo, NE entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lincoln. She was born February 12, 1933 in Wahoo, NE to Joseph and Frances (Vybiral) Havelka. She graduated from Wahoo High School in 1950.
On October 25, 1955, Jean was united in marriage to Daniel J. Svoboda. Four children were born from this union, Karen, Kris, Kim and Dave. They made their home on the family farm near Weston.
Jean was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church and former member of St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s activities, baking, canning, meeting friends for coffee and Runza after Mass (RAM). She was dedicated to Saunders County Health Service as a Registered Nurse and was one of the founding member of the Auxiliary.
Jean is survived by her children, Karen Svoboda of Lincoln, Kris Walla of Lincoln, Kim (Doug) Reeves of Wahoo, Dave Svoboda (Jody Griffin) of Lincoln; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; cousins, nieces, nephews and many special friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Frances Havelka; husband, Dan Svoboda; son-in-law, Rick Walla; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Lois Havelka.