Marcella Janda

SCHUYLER — Visitation for Marcella “Marcie” Janda, 92, of Schuyler, will be held 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Svoboda Funeral Home South Chapel, followed by graveside services at 4 p.m. at the Clarkson National Cemetery in Clarkson.

Svoboda Funeral Home is handling arrangements for the family.

Marcie was born Oct. 24, 1924, in Clarkson to John F. and Eva (Gaspar) Kratochvil. She graduated from Clarkson High School in 1942 and married Joe “Puddy” Janda on Nov. 19, 1942, in Schuyler.

Marcie enjoyed spending time with her family, taking coffee breaks with her friends, caring for her yard, music and baking. Marcie died Sept. 22, 2017, at Schuyler Care and Rehabilitation Center where she had been a resident since January 2016.

Marcella is survived by her daughter Judy Blaker of Schuyler; granddaughter Brenda Cannon of Lincoln; great-granddaughter Lauren Cannon of Phoenix, Arizona; sister Helen Musil of San Diego, California; sister-in-law Alice Kratochvil of Santa Margarita, California; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joe (10/26/1996); son-in-law Roger Blaker; great-granddaughter Carly Jo Cannon; brothers Adolf and Stanley Kratochvil; and nephew David Kratochvil.

The family suggests memorials to Schuyler Care and Rehabilitation Center.

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