Lawrence native, Bob and Pat Golka named Nebraska K of C Family of the Year


April 28, 2022

Bob and Pat Golka (center) are shown after receiving the K of C Family of the Year recognition at the Nebraska K of C Convention last Saturday in Kearney. To the left are Nick and Kati Ladenburger, State Family Directors. On the right is State Deputy and wife, Matt and Connie Richardson. The State of Nebraska has approximately 26,000 K of C Members.

The Nebraska Knights of Columbus organization held its first 'in-person' Convention in three years last weekend in Kearney. One recognition award, that of the "KC Family of the Year" was awarded to the family of Bob and Pat (Ostdiek) Golka of Grand Island. Pat is a Lawrence native and his lived most of her life in Grand Island where Bob and Pat raised a family of ten children.

The recognition award was announced at the Saturday luncheon with many of the family present. The nomination was made by Bob's KC Council in Grand Island and was read at the lunch as follows:

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