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HUDSON — Stanley L. Chvojka, 89, of rural Hudson, died Thursday, Feb. 1, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo.

Stanley Louis Chvojka was born Dec. 18, 1928, on the family farm south of Hudson, son of Frank and Mary Cufr Chvojka. He married Betty Boll on June 21, 1950, at Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center.

He attended Hudson Country School and graduated from Hudson High School in 1946.

In February 1952, he entered the United States Army in which he honorably served until February 1954. Stanley farmed with his wife on the family farm until they retired in the mid 1970s. He then worked as parts manager at Ace Fogdall’s RV Center in Cedar Falls until retiring in 1990. He was a member of Lodge Horymir #86.

Survived by: his wife of Hudson; a son, Kelvin Chvojka of Hudson; two daughters, Deanna Rouzer of Des Moines and Marcia (Rick) Mitchell-Hoots of Davenport; and three grandchildren, Lana Rouzer, Alex Mitchell and Renee Mitchell.

Preceded in death by: his parents; a brother, Lester; and his cat, Piper.

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Community Church of Hudson, with burial in Reinbeck Cemetery with graveside military rites conducted by the American Legion Post #242 of Reinbeck. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church prior to the service Thursday at the church. French-Hand Funeral Home, Reinbeck, is assisting.

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Memorials: may be directed to the family to be donated to a charity of their choosing in memory of Stanley.

He enjoyed photography, music, traveling, camping and especially enjoyed spending time with his family. He also played the Accordion in Moeller’s Accordion Band for many years and was a huge Iowa Hawkeye fan!

the life of: Stanley L. Chvojka (1928-2018)
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