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Raymond J. Hula

September 13, 2018

Raymond J. Hula

March 9, 1933- Sept. 4, 2018

Raymond J. Hula, 85, of Colon, entered into eternal rest on Sept. 4, 2018, at Saunders Medical Center in Wahoo. M

ass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 214 E. 2nd St. Wahoo, with celebrant Rev. Joseph Faulkner. Visitation was from 5-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7 with 7:30 p.m. rosary at Svoboda Funeral Home in Wahoo. Interment at St. Francis Cemetery in Wahoo. Military honors provided by U. S. National Guard and American Legion #232.

Raymond was born March 9, 1933, in rural Colon, to James and Maymie (Chmelka) Hula. Ray served his country in the U.S. Army until he was honorably discharged. Ray was a lifelong farmer that cared for his livestock like family. He was an avid bowler and held the bowling series record at 300 Bowl with a score of 720. Ray enjoyed going to the horse races, sales at the sale barn, and he was well known at many coffee circles throughout the county. He was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church and American Legion #232.

He is survived by nieces and nephews, Bernie Ludvik, Dave (Cheryl) Ludvik, Dan (Mel) Ludvik, Lynette Frost, Steve Koranda, Karen Holmes, Dwayne (Liz) Koranda, Frank (Deb) Koranda and Cheryl Needham; many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents James and Maymie Hula; sisters Lillian (Rudy) Ludvik and Gladys (Frank) Koranda; great-great-nephew Miles Ludvik; nephew-in-law David Holmes, and niece-in-law Diann Koranda.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Malmo Fire Department or American Legion #232.

Visit www.marcysvoboda.com to leave condolences.

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