Nick Pritza

PRITZA, Nick, Apr 1, 1925 – Aug 30, 2009, age 84 years, of Omaha, NE. Nick was born in Rock Springs, WY to Peter and Milena Pritza. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #12, A.F. and A.M. in Rock Springs. He was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad for 43 years in various positions, the last being Director of Operation Control in Omaha. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Juel; two sons, Dr. Randy (Judy) Pritza and Dr. Ronald (Sarah) Pritza; eight grandchildren: Lauren, Allison, Nicholas, Megan, Hannah, Christopher, Erin and Michael Pritza, all of Omaha; two brothers, Mike Pritza and Joe Pritza of Rock Springs; one sister-in-law, Mollie Yowell; 2 nephews, Mike Yowell and Dan Yowell, all of Council Bluffs, IA. At Nick’s request there will be no services. PRIVATE BURIAL will be in Rock Springs at a later date. The family will receive visitors on Thursday September 3 from 4-8pm at the home of Randy and Judy Pritza, 14005 Hillsborough Dr. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, donations may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at 9202 W Dodge Rd, Suite 304, Omaha, NE 68114 or at

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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