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In Memory

Gerald Hlavinka (Hlavinka) - Class Of 1971

Gerald L. Hlavinka


Dec. 2, 1952 - Feb. 11, 2017

TRENTON, Neb. -- Gerald L. Hlavinka, age 64, of Trenton, passed away on Feb. 11, 2017, at his home.

He was born in McCook, Neb., on Dec. 2, 1952, to Edward and Geraldine Mary (Miller) Hlavinka. Gerald attended McCook schools, graduating from McCook High School in 1971. He then attended Hastings Technical College for two years.

Gerald was employed by the Burlington Northern Railroad as a foreman for over 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and Husker Football. Gerald attended the Memorial United Methodist Church in McCook.

Gerald was preceded in death by his father.

Gerald is survived by his daughter, Denelle Hlavinka; mother, Geraldine Hlavinka of Littleton, Colo.; sister, Lynda and husband, Bob Fine of Littleton; brother, David and wife, Clara Mae Hlavinka of Custer, S.D.; and two grandchildren, Jake and Jaycee.

Graveside inurnment at Memorial Park Cemetery in McCook will be Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jeff Kelly officiating. Memorials may be left in Gerald's name at the Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel of McCook. Friends may leave on-line condolences at herrmannfh.com.

Herrmann-Jones Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.