Friday, April 24, 2020 ~ 10:00 a.m. (Family Only)
St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment with Military Honors at St. Francis Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Visitation ~ 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. (10 person limit at a time)
Rosary ~ 5:30 p.m. (Family Only)
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
In care of the family or to St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church
*Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will stream live on the Svoboda Funeral Home Facebook page. Family and friends will be allowed to attend the visitation with a 10 person limit inside the Funeral Home and the Rosary and Mass will only be available for the immediate family. The family will not be available for greeting. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Marcellin “Marce” Hajek, 91 of Wahoo, NE passed away Monday, April 20, 2020 at the Saunders Medical Long Term Care Center in Wahoo. He was born June 2, 1928 in Prague, NE to John and Frances (Hobza) Hajek. Marcellin attended rural country school in Saunders County to the 8th grade. He helped his dad farm until he joined the Army in 1950 and was honorably discharged in 1952. He went on to work for Armco Steel and Contech for 36 years before retiring in 1991.
He was united in marriage to Dorothy M. Pospisil at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Wahoo, NE on August 23, 1955. He was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church and the American Legion Post #308 for over 50 years.
Marcellin was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also liked listening to Polka music, attending sporting events and playing cards. He was a devoted Kansas City Royals and Husker fan.
Marcellin is survived by his wife, Dorothy Hajek; children, Kenneth (Kelly) Hajek of Bennington, NE, Kathy (Larry) Stauffer of Humboldt, NE, Robert Hajek of Wahoo, NE and Lori (Todd) Miller of Wahoo, NE; grandchildren, Monica (Pete) Hobson, Melanie (Bruce) McDowell, Ryan (Kendra) Hajek, Kolby (Maria) Hajek, Tony (Maria) Hajek, Morgan (Michael) Knobbe, McKenzie Hajek, Kristyn Hajek, Julie (Matthew) Mezger, Jessica (Wesley) Schaardt, Jenifer (Reed) Manstedt and Josh Proctor; great-grandchildren, Carsten, CeCe, Mila, Axel & Phoenix Hajek, Xander, Harper & Charleigh McDowell, Nicholas & Jacob Hobson, Isaiah, Grace & Dexter Schaardt; sister, Gertrude Harkner; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Frances Hajek; brothers, Ermin (Agnes) Hajek, Leander (Erma) Hajek; sister, Marie (Ernie) Hines; brother-in-law, Bruce Harkner; great-granddaughter, Collins Schaardt.