Anthony J. "Tony" SindelarDecember 22, 1925 ~ September 11, 2020 (age 94)
Mass of Christian Burial for Anthony J. “Tony” Sindelar, age 94, of Omaha, formerly of Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 17, 2020 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk. Interment will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted the Nebraska Army National Guard Honor Guard, American Legion Post 16 and VFW Post 1644. Visitation will be one hour prior to Mass at the church. The Mass will be live streamed on the Sacred Heart Parish Facebook page. The family asks that persons attending the visitation and Mass to wear masks and practice social distancing. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Sindelar passed away Friday, September 11, 2020 at the Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.
Anthony Joseph was born December 22, 1925 in Lindsay, Nebraska, to Edward and Catherine Sindelar. One of six brothers and one sister, Tony graduated from Cedar Rapids High School, and entered the Army in November 1945 and served through January 2, 1947, in both the Pacific and European theaters. Tony lived and worked in Norfolk for more than thirty years, as a small business owner and then as an executive in the trucking industry. He subsequently moved to Omaha and spent 10 years with Wynne Trucking.
Tony is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Norma Jean (Twiestmeyer); his sons, Tim (spouse Marie), Ron, and Terry; his grandchildren, Katherine, Margaret, Alexander, Anthony, Michael, Devin; step-grandchildren Anna and David; his brother Milton; and his sister Catherine.
Tony was preceded by his daughter, Michelle.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested One World, Community Health Centers, at www.oneworldomaha.org.