Rodney G. Mach

Rodney G. Mach

September 12, 1939 – June 8, 2022

Preceded in death by parents, Ed and Tillie Mach; wife, Rita Mach; son-in-law, Shawn Simon; sisters-in-law, Eleanor Mach and Blanche Mach; and brothers-in-law: Steve Konfrst, Dan Benes, and John Sabatka.

Survived by daughters, Sandy Simon and Diane (Chris) Vincentini; sons, David (Andrea) Mach and Kevin (Jeanne) Mach; grandchildren: Jack (Chloe), Natalie and Jordan Simon, Alexa (Lane) Heinert, Hailey and Megan Mach, Dominic and Gino Vincentini, and Parker and Erica Mach; great-grandchildren: Everly, Elayna, Jace, and a great-granddaughter soon to be born; brothers, George and Jerry Mach; sister, Marge Konfrst; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Benes and Paulette Sabatka; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends he made wherever he went.

Rod served in the Air Force for 36 years. He was active in Christ the King Parish, serving as head usher and an EME. He was a proud 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, and coordinator of the American Legion Post 374 Honor Guard.

He loved spending time at his cabin near Niobrara where he would boat, fish, and hunt.

VISITATION: Monday, June 13th from 5pm to 7pm at Christ the King Catholic Church, 654 S. 86th St., followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Tuesday, June 14th at 10am at Christ the King Catholic Church.  Interment, Calvary Cemetery with military honors by Millard American Legion Post 374 and VFW Post 8334.  Memorials will be directed by the family.

To view live broadcasts of the Vigil Service, Mass, and Graveside Service, please visit www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “View Live Cast” button on the home page.

 

11 Comments

  • Patty Bosse’ Posted June 9, 2022 1:27 pm

    I am so very sorry Sandy this just brakes my heart. Much love and prayers coming your way

  • Janine Lamm-Roy Posted June 9, 2022 4:10 pm

    Prayers ascending for you and your family as you walk in your grief. Know he rises in glory, and lives on through his amazing children and grandchildren.🕊

  • Rod and Carol Triplett Posted June 11, 2022 11:45 am

    We will so miss Rod at the river! He was a great neighbor! Sending prayers for comfort and peace!

  • Rhonda Gentzler-Harris Posted June 12, 2022 11:17 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss Sandy. I always liked your dad and I have fond memories and enjoyed conversations on Facebook with him as well. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time

  • Dennis Mallum Posted June 12, 2022 11:44 am

    RIP my friend. Slow Salute

  • Tom Cheslak Posted June 12, 2022 12:02 pm

    My deepest and sincere condolences to the entire family my heart and prayers are with everyone.

  • George R. Skuodas, Colonel, NEANG, Retired Posted June 12, 2022 2:10 pm

    I was proud to serve with Rod in the Nebr ANG. He was the epitome of an NCO. Caring for his airmen and never afraid to bring up issues with those in command. I will miss him dearly.

    Regards to his family and friends.

    George Skuodas

  • Gus and Carol Dworak Posted June 12, 2022 5:30 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to Rod’s family. Rod was a very special man and it was a privilege to know him. He will be missed.

  • Dale Nye Posted June 12, 2022 6:43 pm

    Many great memories with Rod. Especially remember the camping trips to camp Ashland. Great, great man.

  • roger fahrenholz Posted June 13, 2022 7:36 am

    Rod was a good NCO and a good friend. He served the 155th well. I still have the the deer head he mounted for me in 1973. we go back a long way.

    Roger Fahrenholz

  • Terese & Tom Kudrna Posted June 14, 2022 3:15 pm

    To all of the Mach Family:
    Our deepest sympathy to all of you and your families. We are so saddened about your Rod’s passing and will miss him so much. He and Rita were such wonderful neighbors and dear friends to us. We will treasure the special memories with them forever. Rest in peace Rod. Rejoice in the love of the Lord and with your dear Rita. We hope to stay in touch with all of you – such wonderful family friends. Love, hugs and prayers to all of you.

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