Eugene Siroky, 79, of Linwood, passed away at home on March 4, 2018
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. March 8, 2018 at S.S. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Abie. Viewing is 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7 at the church with a 7 p.m. Rosary. Suggested memorials are to S.S. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, and the Abie Volunteer Fire Department.
Gene was born on May 22, 1938 to Emanuel and Minnie(Otoupal) Siroky in Saunders County. He attended local rural schools and graduated from David City High School. He married Sally Stara on September 17, 1960 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Bruno. Two daughters were born to this union.
Gene had a great love for farming and family gatherings. He was a very generous man in all aspects of life. He also enjoyed Ford pick-ups and International tractors. He liked International tractors so much that he would stand up for them when his friends gave him grief about it. He enjoyed playing football in high school where he was known as "Horse" because of his strength and determination, he would never give up. Gene was a member of the Abie Volunteer Fire Department, Abie School Board, S.S. Peter & Paul Catholic Church Board, Aquinas Booster Club, and served as the treasurer for the Linwood Township.
Gene is survived by his wife: Sally Siroky, of Linwood; daughters: Pat(John) Hays, of Omaha, Denise(Stephen) Hill, of Nashville, Tennessee; sister-in-law: Janice Siroky; 3 grandchildren: Alex(Catherine) Hays, Lauren Hays, and Tyler Hays; and nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Clair Siroky.