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Orland Kotil - June 10, 2012


Orland “Curly” L. Kotil, 84, of York, formerly of Seward and Kearney, died Sunday, June 10, 2012.
Curly was born July 26, 1927, in rural Friend to John and Irma (Gerner) Kotil.
He attended school in Milford.
During WWII he served his country in the Merchant Marines. After his discharge he returned to Milford.
He married Shirley Danekas on Oct. 3, 1948, and to this union four children were born. He later married Joanne “Skippy” Hill on March 14, 1992.
He worked for the Nebraska Public Power in 1950. He was a lineman then became an inspector for NPPD retiring in 1985.
He loved to go hunting, fishing and bowling. He was a founding member of Blue Valley Bass Club. He was also a fan of dancing, big band music and the Huskers.
Survivors include his wife, Skippy, of Seward; children, Dan Kotil of Staplehurst, Doug (Vikki) Kotil of Lincoln, Annie (Craig) Adamek of Seward, Karla (Dean) Senff of Hampton; grandchildren, Jared Kotil of Omaha, Zeb Kotil of Seward, Amber (Jeromy) Rowse of Lincoln, Drew (Carrie) Kotil of Lincoln, Mark (Rachel) Senff of Grand Island, Nikkol Senff of Aurora; and several great-grandchildren, stepchildren, Marta (Tom) Roeder of Central City, Chuck (Joan) Hill of Gretna; step grandchildren, Derek Roeder of Fullerton, Cory (Tawny) Roeder of Omaha, Whitney Hill of Omaha and Natalie Hill of Gretna; brothers, Roger (Shirleen) Kotil of David City and Dallas (Darlene) Kotil of Lincoln; and several nieces and a nephew.
Memorial services were June 13 at the Seward United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Doug Griger officiating.
A private graveside service and interment for the family was held at Seward Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the Kotil family.
Condolences may be sent to www.zabkafuneralhome.com
Zabka Funeral Home in Seward was in charge of arrangements.