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April Vihnanek

April Renee Vihnanek

Sunday, May 14th, 1967 - Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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April R. Vihnanek, 51, of Walnut Hill, Florida, went to her eternal place of rest, Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

April was a native of Bossier City, Louisiana, and was the middle of three children born to the late Jerry and Sue Smitha. She was a graduate of Pensacola Junior College with a degree in nursing. She found her professional calling as a labor and delivery nurse, finding joy in ushering new life into this world!

April is survived by her husband of 26 years, Marc Vihnanek, Sr.; two sons, Marc “MJ” and Joshua; two brothers, Clark Smitha and Sean Smitha; and a sister, Rhonda Spring.

Visitation will be held 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, December 27, 2018, at Lewis Funeral Home, Milton (6405 Hwy. 90 West, Milton, Florida 32570)

Funeral Services will be held at 9:00 a.m., Friday, December 28, 2018, at Lewis Funeral Home, Milton Chapel, with Rev. Charles Bradshaw officiating. Burial will follow services in Barrancas National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m., with Lewis Funeral Home directing.

The family would like to thank Dr. Alexander Brown, and the staffs of Sacred Heart Hospital and Covenant Hospice, for the love and care given to their wife, mother, sister and aunt during the time of her illness. The family requests memorial donations be made in April’s name to Covenant Care.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 27th, 2018 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, December 27th, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Lewis Funeral Home, Milton Chapel
    Address
    6405 Highway 90 West
    MILTON, FL
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  • Service

    Friday, December 28th, 2018 | 9:00am
    When
    Friday, December 28th, 2018 9:00am
    Location
    Lewis Funeral Home, Milton Chapel
    Address
    6405 Highway 90 West
    MILTON, FL
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Barrancas National Cemetery
    Address
    1 Cemetery Rd
    PENSACOLA, FL
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Dr. Helen Turner

Posted at 07:07pm
Dear Marc, MJ & Josh, I am so sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. She was such a kind and thoughtful person. I will miss her. She was very proud of her boys. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
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gloria

Posted at 09:42am
Josh and family I am sorry you had to lose someone so important and special in your life. I'll be praying for you and the rest of your family. Josh from what I have heard you talk about your mother, it sounds like she was a great woman. She did an excellent job in raising you. I am truly sorry or your loss.
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