JoAnn Lucille (Hein) Matulka
Date of Birth
September 30, 1938
David City, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
May 11, 2022
Valparaiso, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial Directions

Monday, May 16, 2022 ~ 10:00 a.m.
Rosary ~ 9:30 a.m.
Sts. Mary & Joseph Catholic Church ~ Valparaiso, Nebraska
Interment at St. Mary Cemetery ~ Valparaiso, Nebraska

Memorials – in lieu of flowers

Bishop Neumann High School or Sts. Mary & Joseph Catholic Church

JoAnn Lucille (Hein) Matulka, 83, of Valparaiso, NE, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at her home in rural Valparaiso, NE.  She was born September 30, 1938 in David City, NE to Ed Sr. and Lucille (Vrana) Hein.  JoAnn graduated from St. Mary’s in David City, NE and Stella’s House of Beauty.  On October 17, 1959, JoAnn was united in marriage to Erwin Matulka at St. Mary Catholic Church in David City, NE.

JoAnn was a wife, mother, grandmother and beautician.  She operated a beauty shop in Valparaiso and in her home.  In her later years she worked as a beautician at Saunders Care Center in Wahoo.  JoAnn loved fixing hair, gardening, traveling, garage saling, shopping and most of all spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Erwin Matulka; daughters, Lynette (Alan) Uden of Valparaiso and Gerette (Cole) Augusta of Valparaiso; grandchildren, Genna Eller, Darrin Uden, Joanna Fien, Paetra Augusta and Raeya Augusta; great-grandchildren, Liam Eller, Piper Eller, Audrey Eller, Cullen Eller, Marianna Eller, John Paul Eller, Kolbe Eller, Jack Eller, RaeLynn Uden and Fallyn Fien; brother, Ralph (Cheryl) Hein; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by daughter, Mary Matulka; parents, Ed and Lucille Hein; sister, Janice Hein; brothers, Ed Hein Jr. and Adrian Hein Sr.

Condolences for JoAnn Lucille (Hein) Matulka
  1. Maxine Surprise
    • May 13, 2022 - 6 days ago

    I will miss Joanne. She was a wonderful woman and a good friend. May she Rest In Peace. Love, Maxine

  2. Quinn Matulka
    • May 15, 2022 - 4 days ago

    Sorry for your loss.
    From Quinn Matulka and family

  3. Aquinas Alumni Association
    • May 17, 2022 - 2 days ago

    We were saddened to hear about JoAnn, please know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

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