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Dwight Dee HajekCLERGY
Rev. Duane Coates
Organist ~ Marcene Kniffen
“On Eagle’s Wings”
“This is My Song”
“How Great Thou Art”
Dwight Dee Hajek was born Tuesday, December 16, 1952 at Tyndall, South Dakota to Leonard and Audrey (Best) Hajek. In 1959, Dwight and his family moved to Brookings, South Dakota. Dwight was on the honor roll as well as being the Class President. He graduated from Brookings High School in 1971. After graduation, he held a variety of jobs in a variety of places, including working on a dairy farm in Caledonia, Minnesota and working for Old Home Bread in Huron, South Dakota. Later, he moved to Central City, South Dakota, to work as a gold miner in the Homestake Mine before taking a position as a janitor for the Methodist Church in Lead, South Dakota. He was also the city Treasurer for Central City, South Dakota. Dwight always enjoyed helping with the church breakfast during the Sturgis Rally and will be remembered as a person who was generous and accommodating to all those who surrounded him.
Dwight passed away in his home on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the age of 61 years, 5 months, and 15 days.
Dwight is survived by his mother, Audrey, of Tyndall; two brothers: Jerry of Tyndall, David of Sioux Falls; one sister: Dianne (Art) Klein of Cedar Falls, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard and sister-in-law, Linda Hajek.
Knew Bo in Gillette Wy. Lost track of each other. All of these comments about him are so right on. Such a super nice generous person.
Tom Scherer Jul 1 2015 5:33 PM
Bo was a good man and a good friend. It's tough to lose the good ones, and no good thing ever dies. God's peace to you and your family.
Brad Benham Jun 12 2014 10:54 AM
I'm shocked and saddened by the news of Bo's death. I can hear his hearty laugh and see his infectious smile so easily. He was a good friend since high school and a neighbor in Central City. He put us up in the school when we came out to ski. He will be greatly missed!
Mary Jo Bibby Jun 11 2014 3:58 PM
My deepest sympathies go out to Bohunk's family and friends. Dwight was one of a kind and every memory I have of him is always accompanied by a smile. Rest in Peace my friend.
Steve Schulte Jun 5 2014 2:47 PM
My sympathies to all who loved Bohunk. What a great guy! I will miss his smile, laugh, and the stories we shared. Love you.
Kathy Kirby Eide Jun 5 2014 12:53 PM
I haven't seen Bo in a long time but I know if I had the chance now it would be just like "old" times. He was a fun and decent man who will be missed.
Carol Schulte Esslinger Jun 5 2014 12:10 PM
Bo, really sadden by this news, I will remember stopping in to see you in Central City and really never knowing what we would do, but it was always fun. Mistery meat stew to basketball, I was always surprised. Sorry we missed you last summer, thanks for the fond memories. Richie
Jerry (Richie) Richardson Jun 5 2014 8:55 AM
Bo, we are saddened that another Amoeba has fallen but you can now join Chap and McGinnis. They say that what a man does each day will determine how they will be remembered tomorrow. I will remember you as a gentle and generous soul who laughed, cared, and gave his license plates to Buddha!!!!
Dave Schmidt Jun 4 2014 11:11 PM
I roomed with Dwight at SDSU in the early 1970s and stayed in touch for many years while living in the Black Hills are. Many fond memories of a really good guy!
Dan (Swede) Driscoll Jun 4 2014 9:33 PM
I was shocked & heartbroken to hear of Bo's passing. He was such a nice guy w/a great sense of humor! I will never forget his generosity when he let me hold a benefit for the animal shelter in his school gym & who can forget the 'Door Prize' that was actually a door! He kept it for quite a while from what I understand. RIP Bo...you were one of a kind!
Tacy Paul Jun 4 2014 8:51 AM