Louis Sedlacek
Date of Birth
August 4, 1926
Abie, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
January 14, 2020
Prague, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Friday, January 17, 2020 ~ 10:00 a.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at Prague National Cemetery ~ Prague, Nebraska
Military Honors by U.S. National Guard & American Legion #254

Visitation Directions

Thursday, January 16, 2020 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska


Prague Rescue Squad or American Legion #254

Louis Sedlacek, 93, of Prague, NE, entered into rest on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at his home in Prague, NE.  He was born August 4, 1926 in Abie, NE to Frank and Theresa (Stach) Sedlacek.  Louis attended high school in Rossville, KS and graduated in 1945.  Louis served his country in the U.S. Army until he was honorably discharged.  In 1971, he was united in marriage to Marie (Hampl) Odvody in Prague, NE.

Louis and his brother Sid owned and operated Sedlacek Service in Prague for many years.  After the service station closed, due to a fire, Louis and his wife Marie opened Marie’s Bar that they ran together for several years.  Louis worked for Valmont for over 5 years until he retired.  Louis was a member of American Legion #254.  In his younger years, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.  He always enjoyed playing cards with family and friends.

He is survived by step-children, Daniel Odvody and David (Geri) Odvody; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Sedlacek; siblings, Sid Sedlacek, Libby Elsik, Raymond Sedlacek, Victor Sedlacek, Jerry Sedlacek and Viola Anderly; step-daughter, Dianne Petrzelka; nephews, Dale Elsik and Gary Anderly.

Condolences for Louis Sedlacek
  1. Dennis Fujan
    • January 17, 2020 - 8 months ago

    Rest In Peace Lou

  2. Daniel & Renee Codr
    • January 19, 2020 - 8 months ago


    You will be missed Rest in Peace.

  3. • January 25, 2020 - 8 months ago

    Lou you were tough as nails, smart, crafty, caring, and thoughtful. I wanted to be there and you will always have a place in my heart.

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