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Nancy A Karel

June 10, 1951 — December 11, 2017

Nancy A. Karel, 66, of Valparaiso died Monday, December 11, 2017 at Bryan West in Lincoln of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

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Nancy was born on June 10, 1951 to Theodore and Eleanor "Glee" (Olsen) Komenda in David City, Nebraska. She graduated from East Butler High School in 1969. On May 16, 1970, she married Stanley Karel at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Brainard. Three children were born to this union.

She was a member of St. Vitus Catholic Church and the St. Vitus Altar Society. Her life revolved around her eight grandchildren and their activities.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Stanley, mother, Eleanor "Glee" Komenda of Brainard, son, Michael (Lisa) Karel of Seward, daughters: Rebecca (Matthew) McKelvey of Lincoln and Jody (Jon) Hartmann of Colorado. Brother, Randy (Bev) Komenda of Lincoln, and sisters, Connie (John) Makovicka of Ulysses and Jan (Marvin) Bohac of Valparaiso, 8 grandchildren: Reid, Regan, Claire and Caden Karel, Madison, Grant, and Chase McKelvey and Austin Hartmann.

She was preceded in death by her father, Theodore.
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Service Schedule

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Closed Casket: Family Greeting Friends

Friday, December 15, 2017

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

St. Vitus Catholic Church

, NE 68070

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Parish Rosary

Friday, December 15, 2017

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St. Vitus Catholic Church

, NE 68070

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Vitus Catholic Church

, NE 68070

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Burial

New Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery

, Brainard, NE 68626

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