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William Cuda – Metz Mortuary

    William “Bill” Cuda
    William “Bill” E. Cuda, age 84 of McCool Junction, NE, died Monday, March 14, 2022 at Lincoln, NE. He was born on November 19, 1937 to George and Viola (Laureman) Cuda in York. Bill served his country as a member of the United States Air National Guard and as a reserve of the Air Force from 1961-1967.  On May 4, 1973, Bill was united in marriage to Sharon Clark in York.

    Bill had worked for the Nebraska Department of Roads for his entire career as an engineer and project manager. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in McCool Junction and the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the York Elks Lodge, enjoyed gardening, and was a Red Sox fan. He was an avid Husker football fan and held season tickets since 1965.

    He is survived by his wife Sharon of McCool Junction, son Chad Cuda of McCool Junction, daughter Christine (Doug) Loney of Johnston, IA, grandchildren: Carter, Leah, Reece, and Brooke Loney, and brother Gary Cuda of Lincoln, NE.  He is also survived by brothers-in-law: Dennis (Joan) Clark of McCool, Ron (Marcia) Clark of McCool, Roger (Edy) Clark of Lincoln, Allen (Shelly) Clark of McCool, Michael (Brenda) Clark of Denton, NE; sisters-in-law Shirley Scholz of McCool and Janet Manire of Geneva, NE, nieces and nephews, and many friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Don and his brother-in-law Thomas Scholz.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am, Monday, March 21, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in York with the Reverends Father John Sullivan and Father Eric Clark officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, York. A rosary will be said at 7:00 pm on Sunday evening at the church, with his family greeting friends one hour prior to the rosary. Public visitation will be held at the mortuary on Sunday from 1-4 pm. Memorials may be directed to the Tunnel To Towers Foundation ( or to St. Joseph Catholic School in York. 

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