Sylvia Bukacek
Age - 83
2/6/1926 - 4/23/2009

Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM, 
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
St. Bonaventure Catholic Church
1565 18th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 

7:00 PM, 
Monday, April 27, 2009
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 

4-7 pm Monday and 8-10 am Tuesday at McKown Funeral Home

St. Bonaventure Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 

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Sylvia Bukacek of Columbus died Thursday, April 23 at her daughter's home in Columbus after a short illness.

Sylvia Bukacek was born February 6, 1926 in Tabor, SD to Frank and Stella (Burger) Blaha. She grew up in Geddes, SD and as a teenager she moved to Howells, NE. She graduated in 1942 from Howells High School. Sylvia married Frank Bukacek on April 23, 1946 at St. Mary's Church. They lived on a farm by Dodge and then moved to Clarkson and owned a business. They moved to Columbus in 1966. Sylvia worked at various businesses and spent the last 26 years at the Elks Country Club greeting everyone with a smile. She enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, and feeding the birds and squirrels.

She is survived by:
Daughter Jeanne (Robert) Schmid of Norfolk, NE
Daughter Pat Olson of Lincoln, NE
Daughter Kathy Finger of Miami, FL
Daughter Cynthia Kluever of Columbus, NE
Daughter Terri (fiance' Tim Kjonegaard) Kurtenbach of Poway, CA
Son Richard (Rachael) Bukacek of Corneleus, NC
Daughter Lori (Tom) Miller of Columbus, NE
Sister Mary Manak of Clarkson
Sister Eleanor (Norman) Kucera of Columbus

8 Grandchildren & 5 Great Granddaughters
5 Step Grandchildren & 2 Step Great Grandchildren
Jason and Melissa Schmid and children Anna, Emily, and Olivia of Lincoln
Jared (fiance' Cecilia Cuevas) Schmid of Kansas City, KS
Ryan Finger of Columbus
Shana Finger of Miami, FL
Justin and Annette Kurtenbach and daughter Elizabeth of Poway, CA
Brittany Kurtenbach of Poway, CA
Jennifer Kurtenbach of Poway, CA
Ashley and Andrew Feilmeier and Daughter Sofia of Lincoln
Step Grandson David Finger of Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Step Granddaughter Lindsey Kluever and Daughter Stacy and Son Ty of Benson, AZ
Step Granddaughter Tracy Kjonegaard of Poway, CA
Step Grandson Charlie Stuck of Corneleus, NC
Step Granddaughter Amanda Stuck of Corneleus, NC
Many Nieces and Nephews

She is preceded in death by:
Husband Frank Bukacek
Son David Bukacek
Son-in-law Tom Kluever

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