Donald “Don” R. Vacek
January 3, 1929 – August 20, 2019
Don was proudly born in South Omaha, graduating from Omaha South High School and joining the Navy before a 42-year career with McKesson and Nebraska Wine & Spirits. He loved gardening, being a member of Omaha Fish & Wildlife Club, volunteered through numerous organizations during his 90 years of life, and was the eternal Cubs fan.
Don is survived by his wife, Dorothy; children: Mary Diane Neneman (Wally), Shirley Copple (Dave), Donald Jr. (Mary Pat), Tricia Sullivan (Jim), Mark (Jill), and Cindy (Matt Anderson); numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and seven brothers and sisters.
The Family will receive friends on Sunday, August 25th, from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Monday, August 26th at 10am at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church, 3405 S. 118th St. Interment: Westlawn with military honors.
Memorials may be directed to the family.