Parade Marshals

Contact Information:
Tabor Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
PO Box 21
Tabor, SD 57063
Cheryl Hovorka was chosen by the Tabor Chamber of Commerce as the 2016 Czech Days Parade Marshall.

Cheryl is a past president of the Tabor Chamber of Commerce, currently serving as Chairman of the Czech Days Queen Pageant and Co-Chair of Czech Days in Pierre. She is a member of the Tabor Beseda Dancers Club; serves on the Tabor Czech Heritage Preservation Society Board of Directors; life member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary; President of the American Legion Auxiliary in Tabor; State Chairman of the ALA HSC Veterans Christmas party; Co-Chair of the ALA Veterans HSC Gift Shop; ALA SD Girls State Director; member of the ALA SD Girls State Board of Directors; a participant in the 2016 Yankton Citizens Police Academy; Catholic Daughters Court Willard #967 and a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church in Yankton serving as lector, Eucharistic Minister and usher/greeter.
Cheryl works at The University of South Dakota, Vermillion in the Department of Political Science/Criminal Justice Studies.

She is a native of Tabor but now resides in Yankton with her yellow lab Goldie. Her mother, Irene, and brother, Ron, and his wife Gail, reside in Tabor. She has two nieces, Heidi and fiancÚ Dave who are currently serving in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Anchorage, AK; Ashley and Brett Yankton; two nephews, Chad in Tyndall and Marc in Yankton.


1964-George B. German

1965-Lou Prohut

1966-Charles Rokusek

1967-Albert G. Honner

1968-Barney O. Hroza

1969-James Kocer

1970-Anna Schuch

1971-Emil Blachnik

1972-Laddie Kostel

1973-Edward Petrik

1974-Lloyd Aten

1975-Norby Mach

1976-Dan Toczek

1977-Frank Vaith

1978-Sylvester Pechan

1979-Frank J. Petrik

1980-Emil Kutilek

1981-Bernard Zitka

1982-Emil Rezac

1983-Caroline King

1984-Leo Hroza

1985-Bill and Helen Fejfar

1986-Clarence and Helen Vlasak

1987-Leonard and Mildred Cimpl

1988-Leonard and Amy Rokusek

1989-Dennis and Sherry Povondra

1990-Bill and Susan Showers

1991-Alvin and Ruth Sternhagen

1992-Bob and Karen Caba

1993-Henry and Vince Adam

1994-Rosie M. Kortan

1995-James and Frances Rokusek

1996-Josephine Kutilek

1997-Monsignor Carlton Hermann

1998-All Former Czech Days Queens

1999-All Current and Former Beseda Dancers

2000-Don and Kathy Kortan

2001-Roman and Frances Honner

2002-Marvin and Rayna Merkwan

2003-Arlene Kronaizl

2004-Ray and Irene Kocer

2005-John and Joyce Hauck

2006-Harold J. Sykora

2007-Don and Rita Fejfar

2008-Stan and Rita Varilek

2009-Dave and Carole Kloucek

2010-Emil and Evelyn Beran

2011-Robert and Loretta Kortan

2012-Ruth Melichar

2013-Doug and Claudette Sternhagen

2014-Mark and Char Kronaizl

2015-Darrell and Ann Beran
2016-Cheryl Hovorka