George R. Machacek, Jr., 59, of Columbus died Tuesday February 12, 2002 at University Hospital in Omaha. Funeral services are 10:30 am Friday at St. Isidore Catholic Church with the Rev. Joseph A. Miksch officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday from 3-5 pm at McKown Funeral Home & after 6 pm at St. Isidore Church with a Vigil service beginning at 7:30 pm. Visitation will continue Friday morning at the Church from 9:30 am until service time. Burial will be in All Saints Catholic Cemetery in Columbus with Military Honors by Hartman Post #84 American Legion Honor Guard.
George was born January 1, 1943 in Omaha, Nebraska to George and Lillian (Soukup) Machacek, Sr. He grew up in Omaha and graduated from Omaha Central High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy from 1961 - 1965. George married Cindy Binkowski on May 3, 1965 in North Carolina. After his time in the service they moved to Omaha where he worked for Wayne Feeds. In 1974 he moved to Columbus and continued to work for Wayne Feeds until his retirement on August 15, 2001. He enjoyed travel, yard work and baseball. George was a member of St. Isidore Church, V.F.W. #3704 and Hartman Post #84 American Legion.
He is survived by: Wife Cindy Machacek of Columbus, NE
Father George Machacek, Sr. of Omaha, NE
Daughter Kimberly (Joe) Cusick of Des Moines, IA
Son Ron (Julia) Machacek of Sioux Falls, SD
Daughter Kristine (Scott) Stout of Reeders, PA
Daughter Kathleen (John) Constantine of San Diego, CA
Sister Sharon (Bill) Webb of Omaha, NE
Sister Bonnie Smith of Tampa, FL
9 Grandchildren-Ronald, Jr., Nichole, Scott, Jr., Justin, Emily, Jacob, Savannah, Abigail, and Sierra
He is preceded in death by his mother.