Raymond J. Hula
Veteran
Date of Birth
March 9, 1933
Colon, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
September 4, 2018
Wahoo, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial Directions

Saturday, September 8, 2018 ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at St. Francis Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Military Honors by U.S. National Guard and American Legion #232

Visitation & Rosary Directions

Friday, September 7, 2018
Visitation ~ 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Rosary ~ 7:30 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

Memorials – in lieu of flowers

Malmo Fire Department or American Legion #232

Raymond J. Hula, 85, of Colon, NE, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Saunders Medical Center in Wahoo, NE.  He was born March 9, 1933 in rural Colon, NE to James and Maymie (Chmelka) Hula.  Ray served his country in the U.S. Army until he was honorably discharged.

Ray was a lifelong farmer that cared for his livestock like family.  He was an avid bowler and held the bowling series record at 300 Bowl with a score of 720.  Ray enjoyed going to the horse races, sales at the sale barn and he was well known at many coffee circles throughout the county.  He was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church and American Legion #232.

He is survived by nieces and nephews, Bernie Ludvik, Dave (Cheryl) Ludvik, Dan (Mel) Ludvik, Lynette Frost, Steve Koranda, Karen Holmes, Dwayne (Liz) Koranda, Frank (Deb) Koranda and Cheryl Needham; many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Maymie Hula; sisters, Lillian (Rudy) Ludvik and Gladys (Frank) Koranda; great-great-nephew, Miles Ludvik; nephew-in-law, David Holmes; niece-in-law, Diann Koranda.

Condolences for Raymond J. Hula
  1. Roma Smith
    • September 5, 2018 - 2 weeks ago

    My sincere sympathy to all. Ray farmed many years for my dad when I was growing up. He always moved his equipment to different parcels & would walk back home to get whatever he needed (which was usually 3-4 miles). Many times my mom would see him walking, & she’d say, let’s go give Ray a ride. He was a great guy. RIP Ray.

  2. Roger Lindgren
    • September 6, 2018 - 2 weeks ago

    I was privileged to attend Dist. 70 with Ray, played on the 4-H softball team with him, went fishing in Minnesota and Canada and had a final visit with him this past January. He was always good natured and a great friend. I will miss him,

  3. • September 6, 2018 - 2 weeks ago

    I had the privilege of attending Dist. 70 with Ray, played on the 4-H softball team with him, went on fishing trips to Minnesota and Canada and hunted pheasants and rabbits with Ray. He was always good natured and a great friend . My daughter and I had one final visit with him in January.. I will miss him?

  4. Connie Bauer Jones
    • September 8, 2018 - 2 weeks ago

    My sincerest condolences to all of Ray’s family.
    I have many wonderful memories of Ray as a hard working neighbor, wonderful friend to the Bauer family and a dear-dear man.
    My most fondest memory is of Ray bar-tending at our wedding in 1974 (the Colon Parish Hall) along side Lyle Christenson and Shorty Otte… it was as much fun for our guests to go to the bar as it was to dance.
    Hugs-n-love to you, Ray!

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