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Moriah "Mo" Vavra

July 22, 1976 ~ March 29, 2019 (age 42)

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April 1, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Home for Funerals Chapel
708 Georgia Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701

Funeral Service
April 2, 2019

10:30 AM
Christ Lutheran Church
605 South 5th Street
Norfolk, NE 68701

Funeral services for Moriah "Mo" Vavra, 42, of Norfolk will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Christ Lutheran Church, Norfolk: Reverend David Goehmann will officiate.  Visitation will be Monday from 4-7 p.m. at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Ave, Norfolk, Nebraska.

            Mo died Friday, March 29, 2019..

                        Moriah (Mo) Vavra was born on July 22, 1976, in Sharon, Vermont, a son to Joel and Elaine (nee: Miller) Vavra.  He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith on Sunday, February 5, 2005 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Wisner, Nebraska by his father-in-law, Pastor James Carretto. His Confirmation verse is:  Psalm 25:5

 On November 18, 2000, he was united in marriage to Jennifer Carretto at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Crete, NE by Pastor Carretto.  From this union, two children were born, Kalina and Loel. 

            Mo attended and graduated from Crete High School and graduated from Southeast Community College at Milford, NE with a BA degree. Mo was a heavy equipment mechanic, who was very talented in all he did.

            Mo is survived by his wife of 18 years, Jennifer and their two children, Kalina and Loel; his parents, Joel and Elaine Vavra of Crete, Nebraska; one brother, Gabriel; also, four sisters Grace (Hector) Quineero; Janna Vavra; Hoshanna (Jason) Gropp and daughter Abbi; Japhia (James) Warren and their children, Kamdyn, Kypton and Keagyn.   

            He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Leslie and Evelyn Vavra; Bernard and Ruth (Susie) Miller.

Jesus said, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, yet shall he live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die…." -  John 11:25-26

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