Martin "Junior" Valasek, Jr.
Age - 83
10/4/1926 - 1/9/2010
Rural Columbus, NE - Rural Columbus, NE

Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM, 
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
St. Isidore Catholic Church
3921 20th Street
Columbus,  NE 
Rev. Joseph A. Miksch will officiate

7:00 PM, 
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 

McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 
5-7 pm Tuesday

St. Stanislaus Cemetery
Duncan,  NE 

Military Honors
Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard
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Martin "Junior" "Ace" Valasek of Columbus died Saturday, January 9, 2010 at his home in rural Columbus.

Martin Valasek, Jr. was born October 4, 1926 in rural Columbus to Martin F. and Cecilia (Laska) Valasek, Sr. He grew up on the family farm in Polk County and attended Duncan Public School. Junior served in the US Army during the World War II. He returned to rural Columbus where he worked for Behlen Manufacturing as a welder. He also farmed. Junior was an avid hunter, fisherman, and enjoyed reading.

He is survived by:
Sister Marge (Dennis) Egr of Omaha, NE
Brother Jim (Louise) Valasek of Columbus, NE
Sister Mary Ann Nowak of Omaha, NE
Sister Betty Sempek of Omaha, NE
Sister Catherine Bega of Omaha, NE
Sister Barbara (Lambert) Torczon of Columbus, NE
Sister Marie (Richard) Nelson of Columbus, NE
Brother-in-law Jack Ernst of South Hampton, MA

He is preceded in death by:
Brothers Joe and Harry Valasek
Sisters Rose Valasek and Fran Ernst
Brothers-in-law Michael Sempek, Ray Nowak, Danny Starostka, and John Bega
Sisters-in-law Irene Valasek and Wanda Valasek
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