Vampola, Joseph Henry July 6, 1931 - June 10, 2019 Joseph Henry Vampola, age 87, the son of Joseph and Silvia (Kozeny) Vampola, was born in Omaha, NE, on July 6, 1931. He passed away on June 10, 2019, at his home near Springfield, NE. Joe and his high school sweetheart, Karen Timmerman, celebrated 65 years of marriage on May 8, 2019. Joe was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Richard. He is survived by his wife, Karen; sons, Kenneth and Brenda (Zentner); Timothy and Candace (Smith); daughter, Jan Kirkner and Randy; sister, Rosemary Paasch; grandchildren: Lee Vampola and Keri, Kathryn Vampola, Joseph Vampola and Katlin, Sarah Vampola, Stephanie Vampola-Runyan and Ryan Runyan, Tiffanie Hunt and Alex; Tillara Kruse and Matthew; Kailey Maloney and Tom; and Allysa Stoupa; great-grandchildren: Connor, Michaela, Harrison, Nora, Emma, and William; other relatives and many friends. VISITATION: Thursday, June 13, 2019, from 5-7pm, at St. Joseph Catholic Church (100 9th St., Springfield, NE. 68509), with a Vigil Service to follow. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Friday, June 14, 2019, 10:30am, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The Vampola family has designated memorials to the Springfield Volunteer Fire Dept. and the Springfield Public Library. Burial at Springfield Cemetery. BETHANY FUNERAL HOME 82nd & Harrison | (402) 593-6100 | bethanyfuneralhome.com

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