Albin Sindelar

Howells — Albin K. Sindelar, 69, of Howells died Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 at his home.

Visitation was held Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 with a parish rosary and Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 at St. John's Catholic Church in Howells.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018 at the church.

Burial was in the St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Howells.

Svoboda Funeral Home in Schuyler was in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.

Albin was born on Sept. 24, 1948 to Albin J. and Alice (Dvorak) Sindelar in West Point. He attended District 41 kindergarten, St. John’s Nepomucene Elementary School and graduated from Howells High School in 1966.

He served in the U.S. National Guard from 1967-1973.  

In 1968 Albin married his high school sweetheart Anna Mae Brester at St. Henry’s Church in rural Howells. Six children were born to this union.

He farmed, milked cows and raised hogs for a living.  In 2013 they left the farm and moved into Howells, where he lived until his passing.

Albin was very active in St. John’s Catholic Church, serving as a parish council member and as an extraordinary minister of holy communion. He was also a past member of the Howells school board. He was a member of the Howells volunteer fire department for many years.

His greatest joy was his family, especially his grandchildren. They always brought a smile to his face.

Albin is survived by his wife Anna Mae of Howells; six children Doug (Cammie) Sindelar of Waverly, Dennis (Kymberly) Sindelar of Rocklin, CA, Don (Amanda) Sindelar of Atkinson, Deb (John) Gustafson of Omaha, Deanne (Jed) Erickson of York and Dustin (Tara) Sindelar of Howells; 17 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters Angela (Roger) Powell of Grand Island, Adeline (Ken) Hanel of West Point and Ann (Eugene) Brester of Howells; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his mother- and father-in-law George and Catherine Brester.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www. svobodafuneral home.net.       

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