Neil Dvorak

Neil J. Dvorak, 88, of Browerville, passed away peacefully at The Moments in Lakeville, on February 9, 2024. 

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 17, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. at the Staples Church of Christ. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the church, one hour prior to the start of the service. Lunch will follow. 

Burial with military honors will be at Moran Riverside Cemetery.

Neil was born September 25, 1935 to James and Caroline (Hanson) Dvorak  in Wadena. In 1955 he received an Agriculture Degree from the University of Minnesota. Neil then served for two years in Korea with the United States Army. During his time in Korea, he enjoyed his primary role as a photographer.  

Neil was a lifelong dairy farmer who loved his land and animals. In his free time, he enjoyed spending a peaceful day on the lake fishing and capturing nature through the photography skills he picked up while in the service. Neil was also very proud of his Norwegian and Czechoslovakian heritage. 

Neil is survived by one sister, Judy Germann; two nephews, Todd (Terry Rimer) Germann and Chris (Lisa) Germann; one grandnephew, Hakon Germann; one grandniece, Maren Germann and many cousins, friends and wonderful neighbors. 

He is preceded in death by his parents. 

Arrangements are by the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Staples.

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