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Posted: Friday, July 19, 2013 11:01 am

HOWELLS — Wilma J. Sindelar, 92, of Howells died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Clarkson.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church in Howells with the Rev. Leo Rigatuso officating assisted by Deacon Bill Schlautman. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Friday with a rosary at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the church and continue at 10 a.m. Saturday. Miller Funeral Home of Clarkson is in charge.

Memorials may be directed to St. John's Catholic Church, Howells Community Catholic Schools, Howells Ballroom, or the Howells Rescue Unit.


Wilma J. Sindelar was born, the oldest of nine children, March 17, 1921, in Dodge to James and Mary (Chudomelka) Vcelik. She attended St. Wenceslaus Grade School and graduated from Dodge High School in 1940. She worked in Omaha after graduation and married Stanley Sindelar Sr. on June 6, 1944. They lived on the same farm north of Howells for 69 years.

Wilma enjoyed gardening, cross stiching and baking. Her specialties were kolaches, horn rolls and Christmas bread. She also enjoyed playing Tarock cards with family and friends.

Wilma is survived by husband Stanley Sindelar Sr. of Howells, daughter Marjorie (Bill) Schlautman of Howells, daughter Helen (Gene) Hegemann of Columbus, daughter Rita (Dan) Hegemann of West Point, daughter Blanche Sindelar of Los Angeles, Calif., son Eugene (Doris) Sindelar of Schuyler, son Francis (Rose Ann) Sindelar of Grand Island, son Stanley (Joan) Sindelar Jr. of Clarkson, son John (Sue) Sindelar of Howells, 20 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, sister Betty Brytowski of Minnesota, brother-in-law Clyde Baird of Colorado, sister-in-law Alice Sindelar of West Point.

Wilma was preceded in death by parents James and Mary Vcelik, son Richard Sindelar in 1977, sister Arley (Louis) Sindelar, sister Marilyn (Donald) Johnson, sister Lorraine Baird, brother Alvin Vcelik, brother Vernice (Lucille) Vcelik, brother James (Doris) Vcelik, infant brother Eugene Vcelik, brother-in-law Ray Brytowski, brother-in-law Mike (Vlasta) Sindelar, sister-in-law Agnes (Lambert) Belina, brother-in-law Albin Sindealr Sr.

Condolences may be sent to www.millersfh.com.

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