Wenceslas Cimpl

Obituary of Wenceslas J. Cimpl

Wenceslaus J. Cimpl, the son of John and Frances (Pilney) Cimpl was born on September 6, 1927 on the homestead five miles south of Dante, SD.  Wes attended Rouse Country School, also south of Dante, SD.  In 1940, he went to live with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. John Marek in Yankton, SD where he attended Yankton High School.  He then served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952, during the Korean Conflict.  He was united in marriage to Evelyn Hajek on October 15, 1953 in Tyndall, SD and to this union was born one daughter. Wes spent his 40+ working years at Cimpl Packing Company, and after retiring from there, he worked at Walmart for 8 years.  He was an active member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, and a lifetime member of the VFW.

 

Thankful for sharing his life are his wife, Evelyn; his daughter, Melissa and her husband, Kevin; her grandchildren, Madison and Mason; his sister, Marie; other relatives and friends.

 

Wes was preceded in death by his parents, John and Frances; two brothers, John and Charles; and two sisters, Albina and Frances.

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Wednesday
13
November

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
Also for one hour prior to service time at the church on Thursday.
Wednesday
13
November

Holy Rosary

6:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
Wednesday
13
November

Vigil Service

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
Thursday
14
November

Funeral Mass

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Thursday, November 14, 2019
St. Benedict Catholic Church
1500 Saint Benedict Drive
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
605-664-6214
Thursday
14
November

At Rest

11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Sacred Heart Cemetery
North Douglas
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056653502
Military Honors conducted at the graveside by Ernest Bowyer VFW Post 791 of Yankton and SDARNG Honor Guard