Deloris M. Vanek
Date of Birth
March 15, 1938
Rural Loma, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
November 21, 2020
Lincoln, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial Directions

Saturday, November 28, 2020 ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church ~ Prague, Nebraska
Interment at St. John Cemetery ~ Prague, Nebraska

Visitation & Rosary Directions

Friday, November 27, 2020
Visitation ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Rosary ~ 7:00 p.m.
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church ~ Prague, Nebraska

*The funeral and Rosary will be live streamed on the Svoboda Funeral Home Facebook page.


St. John the Baptist Catholic Church ~ Prague, Nebraska

Deloris M. Vanek, 82, of Prague, NE, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at The Monarch in Lincoln, NE.  She was born on March 15, 1938 in rural Loma, NE to Emmanuel and Marie (Rejda) Sisel.  Deloris attended St. John School in Prague and graduated from Prague High School in 1956.  On June 15, 1960, Deloris was united in marriage to John S. Vanek Jr. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Prague, NE.

Deloris taught at several country schools and at St. John School in Prague for many years.  She taught CCD religion classes at church and she cleaned the church rectory for 40 years.  Deloris was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters and the Malmo American Legion #232 Auxiliary.  Making soup was one of her favorite things to do.

She is survived by her son, John Wayne Vanek; sister, Doris Hynek; many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John S. Vanek, Jr.; twin daughters, Margaret Mary and Mildred Sue; daughter, Toni Marie; parents, Emmanuel and Marie Sisel; brother-in-law, Richard Hynek.

Condolences for Deloris M. Vanek
  1. Carolyn Novak
    • November 23, 2020 - 3 years ago

    Our deepest sympathy to you John Wayne. We are so sorry that you have lost both of your parents in such a short time. May the fond memories you have comfort you during this very sad time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Carolyn & George Novak

  2. Rose Nelson
    • November 26, 2020 - 3 years ago

    To Doris, Julie and I Rose Hruska are very sad for you today ..We have fond memories from The 1950’s. We well pray for you and you can pray for me. Love Rose Nelson Julie Kulhanek

  3. Julie Slechta
    • December 1, 2020 - 3 years ago

    John, sorry for your loss of both your parents in such a short time. Prayers are being sent to the family. May they both rest in peace.

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