Gregory Lee Dvorak, 66, entered eternal rest on April 7, 2021, at Wesley Medical Center,
Greg was born on June 23, 1954 in Wichita, Kansas to the late Marlin Theodore and Veda Marie (Lafferty) Dvorak. At 4 weeks old he moved with his parents to Leadville, Colorado where they lived until Marlin was discharged from the Army. They returned to Kansas, living in Caldwell, Conway Springs and then Winfield where he graduated from High School in 1972. He was a multi-sport athlete, football, track and wrestling where he earned the nickname “The Master Pinner”. He then spent 1 year at Pittsburg State University.
In 1973, he married Kathy Ann Yearout, to this union two sons were born, Travis Wade and Theodore Lee. During this time Greg worked in the oil fields and in construction. When the marriage dissolved, Greg moved to Nevada where he met and married Melanie Gay Fleming, his wife of 36 years. Their family grew with daughter Jessica Lynn and son Tyler Wayne. They lived in Fallon, Nevada until May of 1991 when they moved to Caldwell to help with the farming. Greg later worked and then retired from KAN-OLKA Telephone Association. Following retirement, they bought the St. Line bar and then later moved to Wellington where Greg drove trucks and worked for local farmers.
Greg was proceeded in death by his unborn son Gregory Lee Jr. and his father Marlin.
Greg is survived by his beloved wife Melanie of Wellington KS, and four cherished children, Travis Dvorak of Winfield, KS, Theodore (Ted) Dvorak of Wichita, KS, Jessica Volavka and spouse Jody of Caldwell, KS and Tyler Dvorak of Wellington, KS. He is also survived by his mother Veda of Raytown, MO; two sisters, Gayla Cheadle of Kansas City, MO and Michelle Schaffer of Raytown MO; ten treasured grandchildren, Dilyn, Dakota and Dru, of Caldwell, Maci of Hutchison, KS, Payton of Wichita, KS, twins Livia and Landon of Caldwell, KS, Cruze of Winfield KS, Shaelyn Braxtyn, and Jordyn of Wellington, KS and recent great granddaughter Milia of Hutchinson, KS.
The family would like to invite friends and family to join them at Sugar Sisters, 20 S. Main, in Caldwell for his Celebration of Life immediately following the service.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 16, 2021 at Schaeffer Mortuary Chapel with Dr. Dan Price officiating.
Memorials may be made to The American Heart Association and sent in care of the mortuary.
Friends may register 8-5 Monday - Thursday and 8-11 Friday.
The Flanders family would
Theron Flanders... - 04/09/2021
The Flanders family would like to let the Dvorak family know that we send our deepest condolences. Please know we are praying for comfort and strength for you all throughout this most difficult time. Sincerely Theron Flanders and Family.