Joseph F. Havelka

Joseph F. Havelka

March 10, 1928 – April 13, 2020


Survived by, wife, Lois (Andersen) Havelka; daughter, Vicky Havelka; son, Dr. Greg Havelka (Karen); grandchildren, Matt and Brad (Ashley); great-grandchildren, Everley Jo and Owen; sister, Jean Svoboda.

Private Family FUNERAL SERVICES at Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler West Center Chapel.  INTERMENT: Calvary Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to Music in Catholic Schools or St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.



  • Paul & Beverly Wielgus Posted April 15, 2020 12:46 pm

    Dear Lois & family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this great time of your sorrow. We were so saddened by the loss of our good friend Joe. We had so many good time together. He will truly be missed by all his family and friends. May he rest in peace Joe. Our Love, Bev & Gus

  • Dawn M Roy Posted April 15, 2020 1:16 pm


    I’m so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this most difficult time of having to say good bye to your Dad. Hold tight to all the cherished memories you shared and may God’s promise of eternal life comfort you until you meet again. Peace to you and your entire family.

  • Steve and Mary Pat Heck Posted April 16, 2020 7:25 am

    Lois,Vicky, Greg and family,

    All of you are in our prayers and thoughts during this time. We have so many wonderful memories of Joe at St Vincent’s. He always had a great story and something funny to say. He was hard working on the Development Committee. That is where I got know Joe.
    He will be missed by many people. He trulely lived a life of God’s Gospel.

    With Special prayers and thoughts, Mary pat and Steve

  • Del and Vicki Sempek Posted April 16, 2020 9:45 am

    We are so sorry to hear of Joe’s death. He.did so much for the Church and music projects. His energy was amazing. God Bless.

  • Dave Kalina Posted April 16, 2020 9:56 am

    Greg and Family- Sorry to hear about your dad. He was a good and kind man and I will always remember he and your mom were at our baseball games back in our Legion days. We were fortunate to have parents who were there to support us.

    Dave Kalina

  • Gayle and Don Johnson, Columbia Mo. Posted April 16, 2020 10:14 am

    Lois and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Gayle and Don

  • Merlyn Strecker Posted April 16, 2020 10:25 am

    Lois and family ….My sincere sympathy at this time of Joe’s passing. I will keep you in my prayers. I have some good memories of times Virgil and I spent with you and Joe and I remember that Virgil always enjoyed the lunches he and Joe shared. God bless you .

  • Ron and Mary Duros Posted April 16, 2020 12:42 pm

    Sorry for the loss of your Father.
    You are in our thoughts and Prayers.

  • Rosie Grabow Posted April 16, 2020 7:47 pm

    Vicky, Greg and Karen, So sorry to hear about the loss of your dad, I know he was a big part of your lives and will be greatly missed. You guys are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

  • Michael and Carol Nowak Posted April 17, 2020 5:05 pm

    Greg and Karen sorry about your loss, Greg I still have the CD that your Dad had made for music. Again our condolences to your family.

  • Pamela & James Porter Posted April 22, 2020 9:17 am

    Havelka family, Condolences. Joe was a really great man! He and Lois influenced our family with such aspirations and kindness. Our thoughts are with you.

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