Iris Irene Svoboda

Iris Irene Svoboda

Iris I. Svoboda, 74, of David City, died Saturday, November 20, 2021 at her home in David City.

Funeral Service

Friday, November 26, 2021  6:00 p.m.  Kracl Funeral Chapel, David City, Nebraska

Visitation Friday 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral chapel

Burial will take place Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.  Indianola City Cemetery, Indianola, Nebraska

Memorials to the family for future designation

Our beloved mother Iris Irene passed away peacefully in her home on November 20, 2021 in David City, NE. She was born on December 8th,1946 to Peter Iverson and Elizabeth (Wilson) Iverson at Rock County Hospital in Bassett, NE. She went to Rock County High School where she participated in volleyball. Following high school she married Richard Fegley in 1964 and to that union they had three children: Darcia Ann, Deanna Rae, and Ricky Dean. They lived in Ainsworth,NE where she worked as the secretary for the mayor of Ainsworth, NE. Later, they moved to Indianola,NE where their marriage was dissolved. Iris was working at TRW Manufacturing in McCook, NE. She also was a bartender at Farmers Table for four years. Eventually, Iris moved to Denver, CO where she survived Esophageal Cancer. Through this time she worked as a receptionist for the Holiday Inn and bartender at the world famous Zanza Bar. Iris then relocated to David City, NE to be closer to her daughters. She attended Central Community College Platte Campus where she obtained a Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate. After completing her certification she went on to work at St. Joseph’s Villa. She then was hired at David Place Nursing Home in 1995. She worked there for 20 years. She cherished the many years she had caring for the residents and working with families in the area. When she wasn’t working, she had a passion for sports. She enjoyed watching Husker volleyball & football, Kansas City Royals baseball, the Kansas City Chiefs football, NASCAR, and PGA Golf.  She loved her bowling league, got her 200 pin, and her pool league and country dancing.  Iris loved music, especially hearing and watching her daughter Darcia perform, sing, and playing her many musical instruments nationally. Her greatest love was spending time with her daughters and her puppy of 16 and half years, "Angel".  Her daughter Deanna followed in her mother's footsteps professionally taking care of the elderly as an administrator of an assisted  living facility.  Her daughter Deanna and husband Richard blessed Iris with four beautiful grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Iris is survived by her two daughters Darcia (Michael) Husmann of David City, NE and Deanna (Richard) Weaver of Bartley, NE. Grandchildren Amanda (Blake) Shuler of Trenton, Ne, Alisha (John) Strelow of Bassett, NE, Ashley (Cale) Osborn of Cozad, NE, and Andrew (Renae) of Indianola, Ne. She was blessed with 13 great-grandchildren: Keegan, Karson, and Kellan Shuler, Jaxx, Jase, and Jagger Strelow, Ashton, Alec, Harper, and Caine Osborn, and Connor, Carter, and Callie Weaver. Iris’s two sisters: Elizabeth Joy (Bob) Burtt of Willmington, NC and their children Shelly, Peter, and their families. Veta (Dan Hendershot) Iverson of Bassett, NE and their children: Dena, Buster, Darrel Jo, and their families. Preceded by death are Iris’s parents Pete & Elizabeth (Lily) Iverson, and son Ricky Dean.