Fred E. Vodak, 86, of Lincoln died Wednesday, Jan.
(Below is the obituary from the funeral home.)
Fred E. Vodak, 86 of Lincoln passed away on January
Fred was born January 29, 1926 in West Lima,
Wisconsin. He was the son of Joseph and Mary Vodak.
Fred was the youngest of 6 children.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents and
all of his siblings. He was united in marriage to
Josephine Bolint on September 8, 1944 at Viola,
Wisconsin. Josephine survives him.
He is also survived by daughter Sharon (Larry)
Simonson of Lincoln, son Freddie (Bonnie) Vodak of
Reedsburg, WI, 5 grandchildren, 12 great
grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
Fred served in the Marine Corps during World War II.
He and Josephine spent most of their 68 married
years as dairy farmers in Wisconsin. They also had
several foster children and took a year off to serve
as house parents at Cookson Hills Children's Home.
Fred taught Sunday school for many years.
He retired from F&M Bank in Wisconsin. They moved to
Lincoln in 1995 where they lived at The Christian Village for 18 years.
Fred was a part of the maintenance staff at The Christian Village for 12 years.
He was a member of Lincoln Christian Church.
Fred loved hunting and fishing and cheering for the Green Bay Packers. His
greatest love was God, Josephine, and his family.
There will be a memorial service (no visitation) at 10:00 AM Saturday, January
19, 2013 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln with Ryan Edgecombe
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to The Christian
Village of Lincoln.