Donald Leon Vyhnalek, 85, made his journey to heaven to be with Jesus at 12:41 p.m. on February 16, 2021 after a short illness. His wife of 56 years was by his side. Donald was born on December 4, 1935 in Crete, Nebraska to Thomas & Edith (Houser) Vyhnalek.
During his high school and college career he played basketball, football and track. While at Rio Grande, he played with Bevo Francis at Madison Square Garden on his 18th birthday. Donald retired from Ford Motor Company where he was the Claims Manager for Product Litigation.