After high school he farmed with his father and later purchased the farm. He supported his parents until their deaths. He was a lifelong farmer, beef and swine operator, and for 18 years he had a produce farm that sold sweet corn and various other vegetables in Lincoln, NE.
On December 15, 1978, Eugene was united in marriage to Peggy (McMurray) Havelka at the Presbyterian church in Wahoo. Eugene was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Colon, NE and he was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus.
Eugene was preceded in death by his parents.
Eugene is survived by his:
Daughter of the heart: Monica Nelson Govind and husband Dil and their children Carmen Chinn and Lea Govind.
Step-Daughter: Shannon (Havelka) Novotny and her husband Dwyne and children Ross and Corden Novotny.
Step-Son: Dale Havelka and friend Lori Moeller and his children Caitlin and Tyson Havelka.
Son: John Tomsicek and friend Michelle Fujan and child Marie Bohanan.
Daughter: Joni (Tomsicek) Cantrall and husband John and children Callie, Bayleigh, Natalie, Jesse, and Kenzi.
Constant companion: Bruce (black lab).
Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday, December 22, 2012 ~ 10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
Interment at St. Wenceslaus Cemetery
Visitation & Rosary: Friday, December 21, 2012
Visitation ~ 5:00-7:00 PM
KC Rosary ~ 7:00 PM
Svoboda Funeral Home
Memorials: St. Joseph Catholic Church