Valerian Paczosa
Age - 93
1/16/1921 - 6/20/2014

Mass of Christian Burial
10:30 AM, 
Monday, June 23, 2014
St. Isidore Catholic Church
3921 20th Street
Columbus,  NE 
Reverend Joseph A. Miksch
will be officiating

7:00 PM, 
Sunday, June 22, 2014
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, 
Sunday, June 22, 2014
McKown Funeral Home
Columbus,  NE 
Visitation continues Monday morning from
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at St. Isidore Church

St. Stanislaus Cemetery
Duncan,  NE 
Military Honors by Hartman Post #84
American Legion Honor Guard
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Valerian died Friday, June 20, 2014 at the Genoa Community Hospital.

Valerian Paczosa was born January 16, 1921 in Sioux City, Iowa to Stanley and Mary (Markiewiecz) Paczosa. He graduated from Duncan in 1939. Valerian served in the U.S. Army during WWII from October 1942 January 1946. He did electrical and construction work for many years and also was employed at Behlen Manufacturing for 17 years. In 1971 Valerian married Katherine Gunderson-Shemek in Fullerton, Nebraska. He was a past member of St. Stanislaus Church in Duncan and a member of the Hartman Post #84 American Legion for 60 years. Valerian enjoyed walking, nature, farming and working in his shop.

He is survived by:

Step-Daughter: Rana (Rodney) Favors of Columbus, NE
Step-Daughter: Paula Beckman of Columbus, NE
Sister: Lillian Dush of Duncan, NE
Sister: Rose (Bud) Kuta of Columbus, NE
Brother: Leonard (Barbara) Paczosa of St. Paul, MN
16 Grandchildren
Numerous Great Grandchildren
1 Great Great Grandson
Sister-in-law: Shirley Paczosa of Duncan, NE
Sister-in-law: Elaine Paczosa of Silver Creek, NE
Sister-in-law: Maryann Paczosa of Duncan, NE

He was preceded in death by:

Parents: Stanley and Mary Paczosa
Wife: Katherine Paczosa
Step-Daughter: Linda Bures
Brother: Stanley Paczosa, Jr.
Brother: Albin Paczosa
Brother: Anthony Paczosa
Brother: Ben Paczosa
Brother: Dennis Paczosa
Brother: Ted Paczosa
Infant Brother: Stanley Paczosa
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