Mildred Dvorak - December 09, 2010Mildred “Millie” Dvorak 84, of Phillips, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Mildred and Lambert donated their bodies to the Anatomical Board of the State of Nebraska.
Millie was born Aug. 22, 1916 in Wilbur to Richard & Francis (Horkova) Kliment.
She married Lambert Dvorak Oct. 25, 1933 in a double wedding ceremony with her sister and husband. They moved to Omaha in 1938, where Lambert attended welding school, which he made his lifetime profession. Upon retiring, Lambert and Mildred were noted to be avid anglers with a shared passion for fishing. After nearly 67 years of marriage, Lambert died on Sept. 1, 1980.
The couple moved to Ralston in 1941 where Mildred remained until 2002. Millie joined the work force during WWII. She was member of the Western Bohemian Fraternal Association.
Mildred was awarded the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben “Good Neighbor Citation” for unselfish and charitable deeds. She received a purple ribbon for participating in the 1988 Mini Olympics at Ralston School. In 2006 Millie received a ribbon from the “Kolache Shootout” for her poppyseed kolaches. Dancing and bingo were her passions, she could play 12 cards at a time.
Survivors include a sister, Blanche Sevenker of Louisiana.
She is survived by her three daughters, LaVerne Glesmann of Prior Lake, Minn.; Bev Hess of Phillips, Videl Stewart of Detroit, Mich.; sons-in-law Don Glesmann, Carl Hess and Andy Stewart; 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and one sister, Blanche Sevenker of Louisiana.
She was preceded in death by her husband and one grandson, Douglas Tangeman, in 1979.