Magdeline Hlavac

Magdeline Hlavac

Magdeline "Meg" Hlavac, 90, of David City, died Sunday, December 12, 2021, at david place in David City.

The Mass will be live streamed on Kracl Funeral Chapel Facebook Page


Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, December 16, 2021,  10:00 A.M.

St. Mary's Catholic Church, David City    Rev. Jay Buhman, Celebrant

Visitation Wednesday 4-7 P.M. with 7 P.M. Rosary-Kracl Funeral Chapel

Visitation Thursday 9-10:00 A.M. at the church

Committal in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

Lunch following at Winfield's

Memorials in care of the family for future designation

Meg was born September 13, 1931, on a farm near Rescue, Nebraska to Anton and Barbara (Roubal) Brecka.  She attended area schools and graduated from Prague High School in 1949.  She met Alvern at a dance in Abie and they had dated for five years. They were married April 25, 1950, she was 18 and he was 24 years old. She enjoyed sewing for others since the age of 13.  They lived in Rescue for awhile after their marriage and farmed from1950-1964, when they moved to David City.  Meg worked as a waitress at Northside for 6 years, the Hospital for 17 years, 11 years at the David City Schools as a cook and Brecka Motor parts as a bookkeeper for 15 years.  She was a huge Husker fan of football and volleyball and loved attending all the activities of her grandchildren.

Meg is survived by her three daughters; Claudia Bell of Lincoln, Annette (Bruce) Glock of Rising City and Paula (Steve) Kenkel of Earling, Iowa, a son Kevin (Lori) Hlavac of Harlan, Iowa, one sister, Joan (Val) Svoboda of David City, brother-in-law Kenneth Stara, two sisters-in-law; Sharon Brecka and Elaine Brecka, 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter and son-in-law Monica (Randy) Saalfeld, son-in-law Bill Bell, a sister Betty Stara and two brothers, Eugene and Anton Brecka.