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Leona L Prochaska

September 5, 1924 — October 25, 2021

Leona L. Prochaska, 97,of David City died Monday, October 25, 2021, at David Place in David City.

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Leona Prochaska was born September 5, 1924 near Dwight, NE, to Theodore and Lillian (Sypal) Svoboda. She graduated from Dwight Assumption High School in 1943. After high school, Leona worked briefly in Lincoln, NE. She married Ernest Prochaska, February 25, 1946, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Brainard, NE. She and Ernest married within a few months after his return from WWII. They farmed near David City for 46 years. In 1975 they moved to town, where Leona lived until moving to David Place in 2020.

Leona was a longtime member of St. Mary's Church, PCCW and St. Mary's Guild.

Survivors include her sons and daughter; Bob (Louise) from Norfolk, Lori Johnson from Lincoln, Chuck (Mary) from Kearney, Jerry (Sue) from David City, Rick (Joanie) from David City, 15 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, one brother and sister-in-law, Willis (Maxine) Svoboda, two sisters-in-law, Ramona Svoboda and Martha Prochaska.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ernest, three siblings (Dorothy Hahn, Ladd Svoboda, Marge Novak) and one son-in-law, Dale Johnson.
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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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Thursday, October 28, 2021

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