Kenneth J. Cielocha
Age - 82
1/13/1935 - 12/7/2017

Mass of Christian Burial
11:00 AM, 
Monday, December 11, 2017
St. Anthony Catholic Church
562 17th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 

5:00 PM, 
Sunday, December 10, 2017
St. Anthony Catholic Church
562 17th Avenue
Columbus,  NE 

2-5 pm Sunday and continues Monday morning from 10-11 am, all at St. Anthony Church

All Saints Cemetery
Columbus,  NE 
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Kenneth J. Cielocha of Columbus died Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Bryan LGH-East in Lincoln.

Kenneth J. Cielocha was born January 13, 1935 in Columbus to Theodore and Pauline (Sturek) Cielocha. He attended St. Anthony Grade School and graduated from St. Bonaventure High School in 1954. Ken enlisted in the US Navy and served until 1958 when he returned to Columbus. On February 11, 1961, Ken was united in marriage to Carolyn Backes at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Ken worked various jobs as a carpenter and then retired from Central Community College in 1998. Ken loved fishing, hunting, watching the Huskers, and most importantly, attending his children's and grandchildren's activities. He was a lifetime member of St. Anthony's Church, Knights of Columbus, and AMVETS.

Ken is survived by:
Wife Carolyn Cielocha of Columbus
Son Mike (Kelli) Cielocha of Columbus
Son Tim (Caree) Cielocha of Columbus
Daughter Lisa (Todd) Duren of Columbus
Son Darin (Sheila) Cielocha of Gretna
Sister Joann (Joe) Schuele of Columbus, NE
Sister Barbara Adamy of Omaha, NE
Sister-in-laws Elaine Cielocha and Jean Cielocha
10 Grandchildren
1 Great Granddaughter

He is preceded in death by:
Parents Theodore and Pauline Cielocha
Brother Richard Cielocha
Brother Gerald Cielocha

Memorials are suggested to St. Anthony's Church or to Scotus Central Catholic
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