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Frank C. Vrzak

May 7, 1934 — July 18, 2021

Frank Vrzak, 87, of Schuyler, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021 at his home in Schuyler surrounded by his family.

Memorials can be directed to Family Wishes for later designation.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 22 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Schuyler, with Fr. Gerry Gonderinger officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5 until 7 with a Knights of Columbus Rosary recited at 7, all held at the church, an additional viewing will be held Thursday from 9:30 until 10:30. Lunch will follow immediately at the St. Mary’s Social Hall. Interment with military honors will be at Holy Trinity Cemetery at Heun at 1:30, Thursday. Svoboda Funeral Home is handling arrangements for the family.

Frank Charles Vrzak was born on May 7, 1934 to Frank L. and Jerusha (Jonas) Vrzak at Howells, Nebraska. He attended grade school at District 11 and graduated from Schuyler Central High School in 1952. Frank served in the United States Army from 1957 until 1959. On May 23, 1961 he married Bernadette Gaughen and they had two daughters Mary Jo and Jackie.

For several years Frank worked as a meat cutter before taking on his life dream of being a farmer. His family was extremely important to him, and he took great pride knowing that his daughters were strong and independent. Frank loved attending Cornhusker football games, and cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team.

Frank is survived by his wife, Bernadette, of Schuyler, two daughters Mary Jo (Jon) Muehlich and Jackie (Brant) Hamaker; two grandsons Kaleb Tye of Los Angeles, California and Cole Hamaker of Lincoln, Nebraska, granddaughter Sarah Spellbrink of Grand Island, Nebraska; and he is also survived by his brother-in-law John Stuebinger.

He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Nancy Vrzak, and Colleen (Vrzak) Stuebinger.
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

1019 Banner Street, Schuyler, NE 68661

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Knights of Columbus Rosary

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

1019 Banner Street, Schuyler, NE 68661

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Additional Viewing

Thursday, July 22, 2021

9:30 - 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

1019 Banner Street, Schuyler, NE 68661

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

1019 Banner Street, Schuyler, NE 68661

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Funeral Lunch

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

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Burial

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery at Heun

NE

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