Edwin H. Kudlacek
Date of Birth
December 7, 1927
Brainard, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
September 16, 2021
Lincoln, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial Directions

Monday, September 20, 2021 ~ 10:30 a.m.
Sts. Mary & Joseph Catholic Church ~ Valparaiso, Nebraska
Interment at Holy Trinity Cemetery ~ Brainard, Nebraska
Military Honors by U.S. Air Force & American Legion #371

Visitation & Rosary Directions

Monday, September 20, 2021
Visitation ~ 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Rosary ~ 10:00 a.m.
Sts. Mary & Joseph Catholic Church ~ Valparaiso, Nebraska


In care of the family for future designation

Edwin H. Kudlacek, 93, of Valparaiso, NE, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Brookside Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln, NE.  He was born December 7, 1927 in Brainard, NE to Edward and Stella (Ratkovec) Kudlacek.  Edwin graduated from Brainard High School in 1945.  He served his country in the U.S. Air Force until he was honorably discharged in 1949.  On December 29, 1950, he was united in marriage to Darlene Soukup at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Brainard, NE.  Edwin was a lifelong farmer in the Valparaiso area.

Edwin was a member of Sts. Mary & Joseph Catholic Church in Valparaiso, NE, Knights of Columbus #8625, American Legion #371 and Saunders County Livestock Association.  He enjoyed polka music and bowling.

He is survived by wife of 70 years, Darlene Kudlacek; children, Denise (Norman) Bruner and Terry Kudlacek; grandchildren, Nolan Bruner, Arin (Mary) Kudlacek, Sara Kudlacek and Holly Kudlacek; great-grandchildren, Vincent Kudlacek, Thomas Kudlacek and Charlotte Kudlacek; brother, Gerald (Mary Ann) Kudlacek; sister, Clarice (Joseph) Sladky; many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by son, Edwin Allen Kudlacek; parents, Edward and Stella Kudlacek; brother, Richard Kudlacek; sisters, Henrietta Bartek and Josephine McGurk.

Condolences for Edwin H. Kudlacek
  1. John & Evelyn Janousek
    • September 18, 2021 - 1 month ago

    We wish to express our sympathy for your loss of Edwin. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  2. larry rerucha
    • September 20, 2021 - 1 month ago

    I wish to express my sympathy for the loss of Edwin. May he rest in peace.

  3. Allen and Karen Hoffbauer
    • September 20, 2021 - 1 month ago

    May the Lord comfort you as you go through this time of loss. May He bring a smile to your face whenever you think about your Dad. Blessings of peace to you!!

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