Lawrence Joseph Kotulek, 86, of El Campo, passed away Sept. 14, 2018. He was born Sept. 27, 1931 in Glen Flora to Joe and Marie Dornak Kotulek. Lawrence was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of American Legion Post 251.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Juliana Kubecka Kotulek of El Campo; sons, Larry Wayne Kotulek and wife Peggy of Palacios and Mark Kotulek; grandchildren, Brooke Stuckey and husband Jonathan, Shelby Freeland and husband Manny, Tera Baklik and husband Brian, Jarrett Hicks and Julie Kotulek and great-grandchild, Tyler Baklik.

Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17 at Triska Funeral Home with a Rosary recited at 1:30 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Burial under the auspices of the American Legion Post 251 will follow at Holy Cross Memorial Park.

Memorial donations in memory of Lawrence may be made to donor’s choice.

Condolences may be left for the family online at

Arrangements are under the direction of Triska Funeral Home, El Campo.

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