David A. Vavra, age 62, of York, died Monday, May 8, 2017 at York, NE. He was born August 15, 1954, in Litchfield, IL to Andrew and Jean (Coull) Vavra. Dave was formerly a computer programmer at Epworth Village, and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, in York. On August 9, 1980, David married Pam Ebke, and to this union, three children were born, Adam, Jacob, and Megan.
Dave was an avid sports fan, enjoyed coaching his children’s sports teams, and singing in the church choir. He especially enjoyed spending his time outdoors fishing. Dave loved animals and had volunteered at York Adopt-A-Pet.
Dave is survived by his wife, Pam of York, sons, Adam Vavra of York, Jacob Vavra (Emily Young) of Omaha; daughter Megan Vavra (Jon Moavero), also of Omaha. He is also survived by his brother, Mark Vavra of Decatur, MI, and sister Judy Burhans, of Huntsville, AL, along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister Debbie Karni.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 am, Friday, May 12, 2017 at Faith Lutheran Church in York with the Reverend Dr. Heath Trampe officiating. Interment followed at the Greenwood Cemetery in York. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.
Condolences may be emailed to Metz Mortuary Messages will be given to the family.