Leroy J. Konecky
Date of Birth
July 6, 1951
Wahoo, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
January 4, 2018
Mead, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial Directions

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 ~ 10:30 a.m.
St. James Catholic Church ~ Mead, Nebraska
Interment at St. James Cemetery ~ Mead, Nebraska

Visitation & Rosary Directions

Monday, January 8, 2018
Visitation ~ 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Rosary ~ 7:00 p.m.
St. James Catholic Church ~ Mead, Nebraska


Mead Fire & Rescue or St. James Catholic Church

Leroy J. Konecky, 66, of Mead, NE, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at his home in Mead, NE.  He was born July 6, 1951 in Wahoo, NE to Dale and Dorothy (Freidlund) Konecky.  Leroy graduated from Bishop Neumann High School in 1969.  On August 22, 1970, Leroy was married to Norma Williamson at St. James Catholic Church in Mead, NE.  He owned and operated Konecky Oil for many years.

Leroy was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Mead Fire Department and Western Flyers RC Airplane Club. He enjoyed flying and building RC airplanes, and woodworking.  He found his greatest joy in helping others through his work at Konecky Oil.  Leroy was both a friend and a servant to his entire community.

He is survived by wife of 47 years, Norma Konecky; children, Jeff (Laurie) Konecky of Omaha, Joel (Terri) Konecky of Ithaca, Kristi (Chris) Kavan of Mead, Kari (Aaron) Carritt of Ithaca and Tim (Erin) Konecky of Lincoln; grandchildren, Haley, Katlyn, Collin, Emma, Luke, Quinn and Gram; siblings, Dave (Melissa) Konecky, Larry (Deren) Konecky, Doug Konecky, Vince Konecky, Brian (Deb) Konecky, Anne (Randy) Hassler, Mary (Terry) Miller, John Konecky and Kevin (Raquel) Konecky; many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by grandson, Spencer Konecky; parents, Dale and Dorothy Konecky.

Condolences for Leroy J. Konecky
  1. Joyce Egr
    • January 5, 2018 - 2 months ago

    Leroy was one of the finest people I have ever met, always a smile, always a kind word, always willing to help out, always had humor especially when the Egr’s came to the station, but you need a sense of humor to deal with us!!!! There are some people you wish would stay and Leroy was one of them. You had a terrific brother, husband, father and grandfather, friend, and a faithful believer. I know me and my family send our care and prayers.

  2. • January 5, 2018 - 2 months ago

    We are so sorry to hear of Leroy’s passing! He was one of a kind. Bob has always considered him a great friend. He was always there to help you when you needed him! He will truly be missed!
    Thoughts and prayers to Norma and family

  3. Tye Simpson
    • January 5, 2018 - 2 months ago

    One of the finest men I ever met. He always had a warm smile and a firm handshake. He provided me with automotive advice along with other pearls of wisdom over the course of the past 30 years. I always felt welcome in his presence and will selfishly note his absence with sorrow, but I know his pain is gone and he is happier now. For those reasons, I will rejoice that his journey has ended. Rest In Peace, Mr. Konecky.

  4. Bill & Marcia Linstrom
    • January 6, 2018 - 2 months ago

    🙏. Thoughts & Prayers for all of the Konecky Family!

  5. Matthew Williamson
    • January 6, 2018 - 2 months ago

    My Uncle Leroy was a great guy. He will be missed by anyone who had the pleasure of knowing him.

  6. Trudy Hrdlicka
    • January 6, 2018 - 2 months ago

    Deepest sympathy to you Norma and your family! A lot of memories w you guys that go way back to our very young years so many years ago. Leroy was such a nice person. He will be missed by all. Prayers and hugs your way!

  7. Rick Miller
    • January 8, 2018 - 2 months ago

    Our deepest sympathies to the family on their tragic loss. Leroy will be missed by his family, many friends, all the people he helped, and his service to the community.
    Further he will be missed by the RC Airplane community as he was a valued and contributing member to the Western RC Flyers. Leroy really enjoyed Radio Control flying, he had fun. Leroy had some great laughs, some big smiles, and fun times with our hobby and hobby community. We will miss him Greatly. His willingness to help anyone, to step up to any task, as he showed leadership by example. His passing will leave a hole in my heart, as I am proud to have called Leroy Konecky my friend.
    Rick Miller President — Western RC Flyers

  8. Kirk Langer
    • January 8, 2018 - 2 months ago

    The colleagues and friends of Leroy’s son, Tim, wish the family our heartfelt condolences on the loss of Tim’s father. While we did not have the privilege of knowing Leroy, we know him through our colleague and friend who amazes us with his curiosity, wonder, kindness and outstanding work. This is both a testament to the kind of person Leroy was and a living legacy. May God bless you with peace and sustain you in this time of inestimable loss.

  9. Dennis & Donna Washburn
    • January 8, 2018 - 2 months ago

    We were sorry to learn of Leroy’s passing. Although our paths have not passed very much over the years we have fond memories of growing up together. Please accept our sincere condolences.

  10. Dennis & Donna Washburn
    • January 8, 2018 - 2 months ago

    We were sorry to learn of Leroy’s passing. Although our paths have not passed very much over the years we have fond memories of growing up together. Please accept our sincere condolences. We hope this message goes through. Our plan is to attend the visitation and hoping we get a chance to speak to family members Dennis remembers.

  11. Kay Lawson
    • January 8, 2018 - 2 months ago

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family. He will remembered as a good person who kept my family’s cars running for years and was a good father

  12. Diane Woita Brunmeier
    • January 9, 2018 - 2 months ago

    Hi my name is Diane, my mom was Rosanne Konecky, Dale was her cousin. She married my dad, Richard Woita. Dad talked of Dale alot, I think he said that Dale introduced them and they danced and partied together when they were younger. Good memories. I was so sorry to see that his son had passed away. My prayers and blessing are with you all.
    God Bless!

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