Libbie Zavodny
Date of Birth
April 16, 1923
Prague, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
July 20, 2017
Wahoo, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Monday, July 24, 2017 ~ 10:00 a.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Interment at Sunrise Cemetery ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Sunday, July 23, 2017 ~ 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska


In care of the family for future designation

Libbie Zavodny, 94 of Wahoo, NE passed away July 20, 2017 at the Saunders Care Center in Wahoo.  She was born April 16, 1923 in Prague, NE to Joseph and Jessie Mach.

Libbie attended District # 84 county school and Prague High School for two years.  She was united in marriage on November 26, 1946 to James Zavodny.  From this union two children were born, Shirlee and Dave.  Libbie and Jim farmed near Prague until Jim passed away from a heart attack in 1958.  Libbie and her family moved to Wahoo where she went to work for the Linden Café and later worked at the Kennedy College until its closing.  She retired from the Saunders Medical Center where she worked as a housekeeper.

Libbie’s pride and joy was her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.   She loved cooking and gardening and had lots of flowers around her home.  She was a former member of the Prague Presbyterian Church and member of ZCBJ Lodge in Brainard, NE.

Libbie is survived by her daughter, Shirlee Poppe and special friend, Terry Sullivan of Wahoo; granddaughter, Michelle Hall and special friend, Dru Russell of North Bend; great-grandchildren, Riley Hall, Ellee Hall, Lexi Hall and Easton Russell all of North Bend; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim; son, Dave; grandson, Jim; parents, Joseph and Jessie Mach; sisters, Christie Dvorak and Gustie Franta; brothers, Earnest, Emil and Elmer Mach.

Condolences for Libbie Zavodny
  1. Richard Louthan
    • July 24, 2017 - 6 years ago

    Shirley I am so sorry to here about your mom. Take comfort in knowing she is at peace in God’s hands.

  2. Margie (Sabatka) Main
    • July 25, 2017 - 6 years ago

    My deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mom.
    Hugs & prayers for you my dear friend.

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