Mass of Christian burial for Madeline “Mickey” Vrba, age 83 of Dodge, will be on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dodge, with Father An Du Phan as celebrant. Interment will be in St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in West Point, following the lunch.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 22, from 4 to 7 p.m., with a Vigil Service at 7:00, and will continue on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service, all at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Dodge.
Mrs. Vrba passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at CHI-Bergan-Mercy Hospital in Omaha.
Survivors include children- Debra and Bruce Rehbein of Oakland, Stanley and Cindy Vrba of West Point, Kevin and Debra Vrba of Clarkson, Brenda and Stanley Dunn of Leigh, Kristie and Ronald Jelinek of Laurel, Lisa and Sidney Farewell of West Point, Lori and Joel Paulson of West Point, Kelley Voelker of Dodge, Johnny and Paula Vrba of Wisner, Kari and Tim Bak of Wisner, and Travis Vrba of Dodge.
Also surviving are 36 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Dennis Sahlstrom of Lyons; sisters, Geraldine Sheets of Wisner, and Karol Osterloh of Mead.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George on Jan. 25, 2010; daughter, Sheila Sahlstrom on June 13, 2018; brothers, Roger, Gordon, Lester, Mason, Donald, Jack, Norman and Earl Stoakes; and sisters, Mina McPeck and Alyce Andersen.
Minnick Funeral Chapel in Dodge is assisting the family with the arrangements.