June 15, 2023
Melvin Joe Hajny died at Hebron, Nebraska, on June 8, 2023, at the age of 74 years and 1 day.
Melvin was born on June 7, 1949, at Red Cloud, to Nolin Hajny and Lorna (Underwood) Hajny. He graduated from Esbon, Kansas, with the Class of 1967. Melvin enlisted in the United States Navy on Aug. 18, 1967, to May 10, 1971. He served in Vietnam.
Melvin worked as a diesel mechanic for many years and worked for Jewell County for a time.
Mel's hobbies were woodworking, fishing, deer and coon hunting, working word puzzles and reading Western books. He enjoyed family get-togethers, especially wit...