FUNERAL SERVICES FOR
Lester E. Vanek
Age - 69
Silver Creek, NE
Saturday, October 25, 2008
McKown Funeral Home
Silver Creek, Nebraska
6-8 pm Friday at McKown Funeral Home in Silver Creek
Saturday 9 am until service time at the funeral home in Silver Creek
St. Lawrence Cemetery
Silver Creek American Legion Post #263
Lester Vanek of Silver Creek died Wednesday, October 22 at his home in Silver Creek.
Lester Vanek was born February 17, 1939 at Comstock. Nebraska to Edward and Lillian (Kuklish) Vanek. He grew up and attended schools in Custer County. He graduated from Silver Creek High School in 1958. Lester joined the US Army and served his country from 1962-1964. Following the service he lived with his family in Silver Creek. Lester married Elissia Baker on June 8, 1968 in Silver Creek. He worked for Central Sand and Gravel/Lyman Richey for about 30 years. He retired in 2006. Lester was a member of the Silver Creek American Legion. He enjoyed gardening, reading, and the outdoors.
He is survived by:
Wife Elissia Vanek of Silver Creek
Sister LeJoy Vanek of Silver Creek
Brother LeRoy Vanek of Stanton, NE
Nephews Travis Vanek & Robert, Dale, David (Erin), and Daniel Baker
Niece Tracy (Wayne) Mustard
Many great nieces and nephews
He is preceded in death by his parents, mother and father in laws, and a niece.