Michael F. Kletchka
Michael F. Kletchka
  • May 3, 1952 - June 27, 2017
  • Lincoln, Nebraska

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Michael F. Kletchka

Mike lived his life with a sense of adventure surrounding himself with the love of family and a host of friends. He never met a stranger and those who knew him always saw a twinkle in his eye, a sincere smile and a joyful laugh. Mike was born May 3, 1952 in McCook, NE to Joseph and Sylvia Kletchka. He was an outstanding athlete, named to Lincoln High School’s Hall of Fame as a multiple state wrestling champion. He was employed at Goodyear for over 30 years. In retirement, he traveled extensively in his motor home seeking new experiences and making friends along the way. Mike loved flying his plane, sailing, dreaming up projects and trying different recipes. After living life to the fullest, Mike passed surrounded by his family on June 27, 2017.

Preceded in death by parents and infant siblings, Melvin, Joseph and Mary.

Survived by sisters, Ranee Kletchka (Judy Walkner) and Rena (Dan) Cowell; brother, Gerald (Kay) Kletchka; nieces and nephews, John Sherman, Rebecca Rouse, Melissa Price and Andrew Kletchka; 3 great nephews and 2 great nieces and many friends. In lieu of flowers memorials suggested to the family for later designation.

VISITATION Friday, June 30, 2017 from 6-8pm with a ROSARY at 7pm Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home.

FUNERAL MASS Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 11:30am North American Martyrs Catholic Church 1101 Isaac Drive Lincoln, NE with a luncheon to follow. GRAVESIDE SERVICE at 2:30pm (meet at Gate 2) Lincoln Memorial Park.