Frank D. Konwinski Jr.
August 12, 1933-July 28, 2019
Frank D. Konwinski Jr., 85, died Sunday, July 28, 2019, at the Litzenberg Memorial Long Term Care in Central City.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church - Krakow, rural Genoa, Nebraska. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, with a 7p.m. vigil service at the church. Visitation continues Thursday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m., also at the church. Burial will be in the Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery with military honors by Edward H. Larson Post #144 American Legion Honor Guard.
Frank Dennis Konwinski Jr. was born Aug. 12, 1933, in Fullerton, Nebraska, to Frank and Catherine (Beck) Konwinski. He grew up on the family farm west of Silver Creek and attended country school until 8th grade and then helped his dad on the family farm.
He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1954. He married Virginia Volnek at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus, Nebraska, on Aug. 4, 1956. Frank loved farming and everything John Deere. Over the years he did custom work for fellow neighbors. He loved his polka music and going to dances in his younger years. He also enjoyed scratch off tickets and a lot of trips to the casinos. But his greatest love was his wife Virginia, and his family. He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Krakow and the American Legion Post #144 in Genoa.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Konwinski of Silver Creek, Nebraska; daughter Sheryl Kershaw (Tim Sueper) of Platte Center, Nebraska; son Bob (Michelle) Konwinski of Genoa, Nebraska; daughter Tammy (Terry) Gray of Silver Creek, Nebraska; son Dwayne (Kim) Konwinski of Silver Creek, Nebraska; sister Carol (Charlie) Stuart of Columbus, Nebraska; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Catherine Konwinski; as well as sister and brother-in-law Betty and Leo Szatko.
Condolences may be left at www.mckownfuneralhome.com.