William Lynn Chmelka Jr.
Date of Birth
September 5, 1945
Prague, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
February 21, 2014
Wahoo, Nebraska
Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 ~ 10:00 a.m.
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church ~ Prague, Nebraska
Interment at St. John Cemetery ~ Prague, Nebraska
Military Honors by American Legion Post #254

Visitation & Rosary

Monday, February 24, 2014
Visitation ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Rosary ~ 7:00 p.m.
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church ~ Prague, Nebraska


In Care of the Family

William Lynn Chmelka Jr., 68 of Prague, NE, entered into eternal rest on Friday, February 21, 2014 at South Haven Living Center in Wahoo, NE.  He was born September 5, 1945 in Prague, NE to William Sr. and Rose (Janecek) Chmelka.  Bill was a 1963 graduate of Prague High School.  After high school, he served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War until being honorably discharged on February 11, 1966.

Bill was a lifelong resident of Prague, a member of the Prague American Legion Post #254, and a past member of the Wahoo Vol. Fire Department.  He enjoyed watching Gun Smoke and Matlock.  He also loved cars and playing with his grandchildren.

Bill is survived by children, Bill (Sabrina) Chmelka of Wisconsin, Chris (Gina) Chmelka of Wisconsin, Jeremy (Beckie) Chmelka of David City, NE, Jason (Ann) Chmelka of Prague, NE, Dustin (Kayla) Chmelka of Wahoo, NE, CJ (Nicole) Chmelka of Fremont, NE, Amanda Chmelka of Wahoo, NE, and Faith Chmelka of Wahoo, NE; grandchildren, Willow, Samantha, Bret, Rick, Kailynn, William, Bryson, Isaiah, Bryson, and Hailey.

Preceded in death by parents William and Rose Chmelka; brother, Donald Chmelka.


Condolences for William Lynn Chmelka Jr.
  1. Ed and Barb Malina
    • February 22, 2014 - 10 years ago

    Jason & Ann
    We send you our deepest sympathy in the loss of your dad. Ed & Barb Malina

  2. Paul and Mary Timmons
    • February 23, 2014 - 10 years ago

    Bill and Sabrina,
    We are so sorry to hear of your recent loss. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. May God hold your dad in the palm of His hand.

  3. Doug, Wendy & Abigail Ward
    • February 24, 2014 - 10 years ago

    Bill, Sabrina and Hailey, you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Our sympathies,
    Doug, Wendy & Abigail Ward

  4. Jim, Teresa and Nathan Mather
    • February 24, 2014 - 10 years ago

    Know that you have friends here in Prague and we are thinking about you and your family. We will hold all of you in our prayers during this trying time.
    The Mather Family

  5. Lori Gruber
    • February 24, 2014 - 10 years ago

    Bill, Chris & families,
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad, my prayers are with you.
    My deepest sympathy.
    Lori Gruber

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