Dwayne Daniel Jakub
December 22, 1954-August 2, 2019
Dwayne Daniel Jakub was born on Dec. 22, 1954, in David City, to Pete and Verna (Sedlak) Jakub and passed away on Aug. 2, 2019, near Dwight at the age of 64 years, 7 months and 11 days.
Visitation will be from 1- 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Zabka-Perdue Funeral Home in Dwight. Visitation will continue from 5:30-7 p.m. at Assumption Catholic Church in Dwight, followed by a rosary at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be at10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, at Assumption Catholic Church, with the Rev. Raymond Jansen celebrating Mass. Graveside and Inurnment will be at Assumption Catholic Cemetery in Dwight. Memorials may be made to the Jakub family for future designations.
Dwayne grew up on the family farm near Dwight where he attended Assumption Catholic School through the 8th grade. He then attended East Butler High School, graduating with the Class of 1973. Dwayne attended Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, graduating in 1975 with a degree in Production Agriculture. He returned to the family farm where he farmed with his parents and brothers, raising cattle and milking cows for over 30 years. On March 19, 1983, he was united in marriage to Nancy L. Hotovy at the Dwight Assumption Catholic Church, and to this union three children were born: Melissa, Justin and Chelsie. Dwayne also worked at Hughes Brothers from 2005-2015 when he retired. He continued farming and raising cattle until his passing.
Dwayne had a love of hunting, especially deer hunting. He also enjoyed working in the shop making different things and welding. He liked watching old westerns, spending time with his family, and visiting with his neighbors. He was a lifelong member of Dwight Assumption Catholic Church where he sang in the church choir for many years.
Dwayne is survived by his wife of 36 years, Nancy; three children: Melissa Christiansen and husband Patrick of Eagle, Justin Jakub of Brainard, and Chelsie Jakub of Wahoo; brother, Marvin and wife Michele Jakub of Brainard; sister, Marilyn Kudlacek and husband Gary of Grafton; sisters-in-law, Shelley Reed, Bee and Cindy Hotovy of Topeka, Kansas; brother-in-law, Mark Hotovy and wife Linda of Dwight; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of many friends. To this obituary we add our thoughts, prayers and memories of life shared with Dwayne.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Willis; sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie and Larry Lueders; brother-in-law, Lane Reed.
Condolences may be made at www.zabkafuneralhome.com
Zabka-Perdue Funeral Home, 410 Jackson Ave., Seward