Michael P. Coufal

Michael P. Coufal

Michael Coufal, 65, of McLean, Nebraska (formerly of Bruno) died Monday, July 4, 2022, at Faith Regional Medical Center in Norfolk.


Mass of Christian Burial Friday, July 8, 2022, 10:00 A.M.

St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Bruno  Father Ron Homes, Celebrant

Visitation Thursday 5-7 P.M. Kracl Funeral Chapel, David City

Friday 9-10:00 A.M. at the church  Committal in the church cemetery

Lunch following in the church hall

Memorials to St. Antony's Catholic Church, Bruno

Michael was born February 24, 1957, in Lincoln, to Leander and Jean (Lavicky) Coufal.  He attended area schools and graduated from East Butler High in 1975.  He married Particia Dobesh and they had two children, Michael and Robert.  They later divorced.  On September 21, 1996, he married Lori Petherman and they had two children, Hannah and Jesse.  Over the years he worked for Hughes Brothers in Seward and Smithfield in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Mike love hunting, fishing and camping with the family.  He also was an avid gardener and loved birds.  His mother said there wasn't a racoon he couldn't catch.

He is survived by his wife, Lori of Sioux Falls, children: Michael (Susie Vaca) Coufal and Robert (Katie Kadavy) Coufal,  all of David City, Hannah Coufal of Omaha and Jesse Coufal of Sioux Falls, one sister Ann (Robert) Vozar of Overland Park, Kansas, three grandchildren; Kelby, Kayle and Kole Coufal, nephews and nieces; Sophia and Henry Petheram, Ashley and Olivia Vozar and Emerson, Charlee and Sidney Schager.  Also surviving are his parents, Lee and Jean Coufal of Bruno and ex-wife Patricia Meister of David City.