Leander J. "Lee" Hajek
Age - 87
1/2/1921 - 11/2/2008
Linwood, NE - David City, NE

Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM, 
Thursday, November 06, 2008
St. Anthony Catholic Church
562 17th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 
Reverend Del Lape
will officiate.

6:30 PM, 
Wednesday, November 05, 2008
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM, 
Wednesday, November 05, 2008
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 
Visitation continues Thursday morning from
8:00-10:00 a.m. also at the funeral home.

Thursday, November 06, 2008
St. Bonaventure Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 
Military Honors by Harman Post #84
American Legion Honor Guard
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Lee was called to his heavenly home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, November 2, 2008 at the David Place in David City, Nebraska.

Leander J. Hajek was born January 2, 1921 in Linwood, Nebraska to John and Frances (Hobza) Hajek. He grew up on a farm near Linwood. Leander served in the U.S. Army during WWII from August 1942 - November 1945. He married Erma A. Hajek on August 22, 1946 at St. Cyril and Methodius Church in Clarkson, Nebraska. They lived on a farm north of Clarkson for 15 years before moving to Columbus. Lee worked for Dale Electronics until retirement. He enjoyed gardening, wood working, bowling, playing the accordion and listening to polka music. He was a member of St. Anthony Church, Holy Hour and served meals on wheels.

He is survived by:

Daughter: Jackie (Reuben) Lutjelusche of Centennial, CO
Son: Tom (Sharon) Hajek of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Sandy (Mike) Fleming of Columbus, NE
Daughter: Sheryl (Jim) Moeller of Lincoln, NE
Daughter: Sally (Jon) Wurdeman of Mitchell, NE
Son: Phil (Kris) Hajek of Overland Park, KS
Brother: Marcy (Dorothy) Hajek of Wahoo, NE
Sister: Gert Harkner of Millston, WI
Fifteen Grandchildren and Twenty-one Great Grandchildren

He was preceded by:

Wife: Erma A. Hajek
Father: John Hajek
Mother: Frances Hajek
Brother: Ermin Hajek
Sister: Marie Hines

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