The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

March 14, 2013

Vaverka, 95


Enid News and Eagle

— Helen Vaverka will celebrate her 95th birthday at a later date. Cards can be sent to 24917 E. 600 Rd. Hennessey, OK 73742.

She was born March 18, 1918, on a farm near Goltry to Frank and Anna Hajek. When she was 10, her family moved to Hennessey, where she attended school, graduating in 1937.

She married Rudy Vaverka Feb. 3, 1943. He died in 2004.

She worked at Snyders 5-10 store, more than 40 years at the election board and on the family farm.

She enjoys working Suduko and word puzzles, baking kolache and listening to polka music.

Her children are Mary and Bernard Hladik, Douglas; Larry and Marla Vaverka, Hennessey; Carol and Neil Chermack, Waukomis; and Pat and Paul Brooks, Enid. She has 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.