Daniel Alan Svehla
November 14, 1967 – October 11, 2021
Dan, age 53, was born in Schuyler, NE the second youngest of 8 siblings and was raised on the family farm in Clarkson, NE. He attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln where he earned a football scholarship as an outside linebacker, lettering 3 times, and was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha. After college, he pursued a career in banking rising to Senior Vice President at Union Bank & Trust. A man of deep faith in Christ, Dan tirelessly served others including his wife, children, family, friends, co-workers and anyone in need. He will be missed by many.
Dan is survived by his wife of 31 years Heather; daughter Lindsay Danns (Dax); son Cale Svehla (fiancée Olivia Rodriguez); grandson Nile Danns; mother Alice Svehla; siblings Gwen Mach (Dave), Sandy Brichacek, Rodney Svehla (Mary), Larry Svehla Fairchild (Jacquelyn), Randy Svehla (Lisa), Laurie Schlautman (Marty), Shelley Wherley (Dean); father-in-law and mother-in-law Dr. Richard & Mary Jo Osterholm; brothers & sisters-in-law Heidi Keith (Rob) & Ryan Osterholm (Courtney); and numerous nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his father LaVern Svehla.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Friday, October 15, Avery Presbyterian Church, 1910 E. Avery Road, Bellevue. Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 16, Citylight Church Midtown, 4383 Nicholas Street, Omaha 68131. Those attending are encouraged to wear Husker red or black for the Blackshirts to honor our favorite Husker blackshirt #87, Dan Svehla. To view a live broadcast of the service, go to https://boxcast.tv/view/daniel-a-dan-svehla-361559. Interment: Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorials suggested to Bright Hope at brighthope.org using the "Memorial or Honorarium Donations" option and dedicating to Dan Svehla's memory in support of his mission work in Cuba. Arrangements by Bellevue Memorial Funeral Chapel; www.bellevuefuneralchapel.com