Glenvil resident , passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at her
Rosary is 7 p.m. Thursday, December 6, at Butler Volland Chapel. Mass of Christian
Burial is 10 a.m. Friday, December 7, at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Hastings with
Father Joseph M. Walsh officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings.
Memorials may be given to St. Cecilia Health Ministry. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Thursday
with family greeting relatives and friends 5:30-7 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour
prior to service at the church. Private condolences may be sent to the family at
www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is
serving the family.
Kay was born August 28, 1970, in Friend, NE to Richard & Donna (Dolnicek) Krupicka.
She graduated from Milligan High School and received her Associates Degree in
accounting from Central Community College in Hastings and computer office skills from
Lincoln School of Commerce. She married Ron Pavelka on September 8, 1990, in
Kay worked as an office manager/administrative assistant for attorney Steve Scherr,
Midwest Ear Nose & Throat, and Homestead Assisted Living. She was a member of St.
Cecilia’s Catholic Church and Altar Society. Kay volunteered for Hastings Chamber of
Commerce events and many other events in the community.
Kay was preceded in death by her grandparents and brother-in-law, Michael Swanson.
Husband: Ron Pavelka – Glenvil, NE
Children & Spouse: Ashley & Ely Smidt – Fairfield, NE
Ryan Pavelka – Mesa, AZ
Greg Pavelka – Glenvil, NE
Parents: Richard & Donna Krupicka – Milligan, NE
Brother & Spouse: Rodney & Diana Krupicka – Milligan, NE
Sister & Spouse: Michelle & Brad Backemeyer – Elmwood, NE
In-laws: Ed & Diane Pavelka – Glenvil, NE
Sister-in-law & Spouse: Sandy & Chad Samuelson – Hastings, NE
Brothers-in-law & Spouses: John & Julie Pavelka – Omaha, NE
Jim & Gina Pavelka – Glenvil, NE
Numerous Nieces & Nephews