Michael Anthony Resendez, 21, of Wharton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Wharton. He was born Dec. 11, 1998 in Wharton, to Jesse Cantu and Monica Resendez.
Belle A. Lenz Matthews of El Campo passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. She was born Aug. 23, 1929 in Victoria, to Burt Lenz and Elmere Dawdy Lenz.
Robert “Bobby” Edward Craig, ardent basketball coach, loving husband, father and friend departed his earthly body in his sleep Monday, June 29, 2020. Bobby was born to Frances Gertrude “Gertie” Craig (nee Winfield) and James Leslie Craig in El Campo where he lived until graduating from El Ca…
Lola A. Smith, 72, passed peacefully at home on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Lola was born July 1, 1948, in El Campo to Leroy and Lillie May Williams. She was one of five siblings, Rita, Gwen, Roy and Danny with Rita preceding her in death. Lola was a graduate of Louise High School.
Melanie Seidel, 54, of Tyler, passed away Sept. 7, 2020. Melanie was born Jan. 28, 1966 in El Campo, the daughter of Billy Vick and Marian Glaze Vick.
Patricia (Pat) Chaney, 70, passed away after a lengthy battle with the coronavirus on Sept. 16, 2020. Patricia was born in Stephenville, Texas on Oct. 4,1949 to Robert (Bob) and Ethel Williams.
Jane Albina David, 97, of El Campo, passed away Sept. 15, 2020. She was born Nov. 3, 1922 to Charles and Mary (Popp) Budaus in El Campo.
Joe Dionicio Hernandez Sr., 78, of El Campo, passed away May 4, 2020. He was born Sept. 18, 1941 in Yoakum to Dionicio and Emilia Gonzalez Hernandez. Joe was owner and operator of Hernandez Nursery for 40 years. He had a passion for plants and beautifying his clients’ yards. He was also the …
Justin Wayne Lipinski, 32, of El Campo, passed away on Sept. 7, 2020. He was born April 3, 1988 in El Campo to Michelle “Peanut” Nunnelly and Eric Lipinski. Justin was a loving father, son, brother, uncle, grandson, nephew, cousin and friend.
Arlene Violet Harbaugh, 86, of El Campo, and formerly of Lubbock, passed away peacefully in her sleep Sept. 8, 2020. A private memorial service will be held at a later time.
Glenn Alan Wiesner passed away on Sept. 9, 2020 in El Campo at the age of 62. He was born on Aug. 5, 1958 in El Campo to Victor and Margie Schoenfield Wiesner.
David Wayne Runk, 67, of Zimmerscheidt, Texas, passed away Aug. 29, 2020 in Houston, Texas, battling Covid-19.
Wayne Allen Zabodyn of El Campo died Sept. 5, 2020 at the age of 57. He was born May 30, 1963 in El Campo to Charles and Genda Miller Zabodyn. Together with his wife Diana, they owned W&D Recycling for 25 years, and in 2015 followed his true passion and opened The Crawfish Bus. He loved …
Connie Anna Soliz, 52, of El Campo, passed away Sept. 3, 2020. She was born Aug. 12, 1968 in El Campo.
Daniel “Danny” Paul Alewine of Bryan went to be with the Lord on Sep. 6, 2020 after a long, hard battle with cancer. He was born in Dallas on April 3, 1960 to Homer and Ann Alewine. Danny was a 1982 graduate of Abilene Christian University. He began his career at Farmer’s Co-op of El Campo, …
Guadalupe Garza, 74, passed away Sept. 4, 2020. He was born in Edcouch on Aug. 4, 1946 to Manuel and Clara Ochoa Garza.
Anita Danang Bedford, 42, of Houston, was called home to the Lord at 3 a.m., Sept. 1, 2020, at Southeast Memorial Hermann Hospital. Anita was born Sept. 2, 1977 in Victoria, to Shirlon Bedford (Kuykendall) and Donald Ray Hill.
Lawrence Emil Socha was born to Wilma Hoffman and Rudy Socha in Nada Texas Sept. 8, 1937. He passed away on Sept. 6, 2020. He grew up in the Garwood/Nada area. Lawrence served in the Army and National Guard 1958 - 1961.
Johnny Mader, 82, of Ganado, passed away in Sugar Land on Aug. 29, 2020. He was born April 19, 1938 to Vince Mader and Mary Macek Mader.
Connie Solis of El Campo died Sept. 3, 2020. Services are pending at Triska Funeral Home in El Campo.
Delia Dominguez Gutierrez, lovingly known as Dee, passed away Sept. 3, 2020 at the age of 61. She was born July 31, 1959 in El Campo, and had worked at IC Manufacturing in customer service and the past 20 years as cashier/head teller at First State Bank where her warm friendly smile will be …
Guadalupe Garza died Sept. 4, 2020 at the age of 74. Services are pending at Triska Funeral Home in El Campo.
Joanna Wilma Kocurek Schwartzkopf, 89, of El Campo, was born Nov. 5, 1930 and died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020 in Austin.
Florentina “Tina” Padia passed away at a facility in Victoria following a lengthy illness at the age of 92. She was born in Iago, Texas on June 20, 1928 to Feliciano Hernandez and Magdalena Gutierrez Hernandez.
James “Parke” Christenberry went to be with the Lord on Aug. 30, 2020. He was born Sept. 25, 1936, in El Campo, to James and Fern Christenberry.
Frank Cantu received his angel wings on Sept. 1, 2020 at the age of 90. He was born in Giddings, Texas on Oct. 4, 1929 to Manuel and Carmen Leon Cantu. He was a member of St. Robert’s Catholic Church.
Elenora Mozisek Lutringer, 88, of Houston, TX passed away Aug. 31, 2020. She was born Aug. 5, 1932 in Wharton to Hattie Olsovsky and George Mozisek. Raised in Hillje and later moving to Houston, Elenora was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church and Stream Liners. Her hobbies were bakin…
Guadalupe “Lupe” Garcia Jr., age 79, passed away Aug. 26, 2020 in El Campo. He was born June 27, 1941 in La Casita, Texas to Guadalupe and Petra Tanguma Garcia.
Josh Stephen Supak, 36, of El Campo, passed away Aug. 26, 2020. He was born on July 16, 1984 in El Campo to Gary and Joyce Supak. He was a wonderful husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend.
Elsie Marie Holub Stavinoha, 92, of El Campo, passed away Aug. 25, 2020. On Dec. 3, 1927 Elsie Marie was born in El Campo to the John Jr. and Agnes Sumbera Holub family. Elsie’s grandparents, John Sr. and Apolena Holub, were cotton farmers in Fayette County. Her parents, John Jr. and Agnes S…
Beverly Jo Brod, 68, of El Campo, passed away peacefully on Aug. 25, 2020. She was born Jan. 1, 1952 in Enid, Okla. to Orie and Ruby Hash Madderra.
Clara Louise Pausewang Mahalitc, 83, of Eagle Lake, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. She was born Nov. 6, 1936 to August and Annie Priesmeyer Pausewang. Clara was a mother, housewife, a gardener and was an avid supporter of agriculture.
Patsy Ruth Cornett Cox, 85, of El Campo, passed away Aug. 25, 2020. She was born Nov. 5, 1934 in El Campo to Erma “Ermie” and Johnnie Ingle Cornett. Patsy was a housewife, mother, farmer and rancher. She was a 100 Club member and an avid supporter of SPCA.
Clara Pausewang Mahalitc, 83, of Eagle Lake, passed away Aug. 25, 2020.
Elsie Stavinoha, 92, of El Campo, passed away Aug. 25, 2020. Services are pending with Triska Funeral Home, El Campo.
Betty Lou Townsend of Louise passed away Aug. 23, 2020 at her sister’s home in Bellville.
Patsy Cox, 85, passed away Aug. 25, 2020. Services are pending with Triska Funeral Home, El Campo.
Georgia Cykala Kubala, 90, of El Campo, passed away Aug. 25, 2020. She was born Feb. 11, 1930 in Hungerford to Alois Paul and Mary Sprta Cykala. She was a long time member of the KJZT and loved baking, gardening and needlework.
Jewel Deen House of El Campo passed away Aug. 22, 2020 at the age of 90. She was born Nov. 3, 1929 in the Plainview Community to Lewis and Alice Petersen Nygard.
Emily Zboril Naiser, 102, of New Taiton, passed away Aug. 23, 2020. She was born May 8, 1918 to Frank and Frances Vancik Zboril. She loved to play dominoes, listen to Polka music and work in her flower gardens.
Mary Ann Leopold, 83, passed away Aug. 20, 2020. Services are pending with Triska Funeral Home, El Campo.
Jeanette Mary Pustejovsky Novak, 78, of El Campo, passed away Aug. 20, 2020. She was born Oct. 2, 1941 in El Campo to Fred and Millie Pustejovsky.
Carol Brown, 73, of El Campo passed away Aug. 16, 2020. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28 at Holy Cross Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Wheeler Funeral Home in El Campo.
John Edward McClure, 75, of Pearland, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2020, after a courageous battle with liver cancer. A loving husband, father and grandfather, John E. McClure was born on Nov. 20, 1944 in El Campo, to Johnnie and Tillie (Cervenka) McClure.
Edward Frank Martinka Sr., 92, passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Ed was born in El Campo on March 24, 1928, to father, Frank Paul Martinka and mother, Julia Rose Martinka. Ed was in the automotive business and owned and operated Ed’s Auto Sales for more than 30 years. He loved buying and se…
Erick Baylor, 37, of El Campo, born Aug. 5, 1983, departed this life Aug. 14, 2020. Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 21 from 4 - 8 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Funeral will be Saturday Aug. 22 at 11 a.m. at New Faith Church in Wharton with burial at Peach Creek Cemetery.
Rita Ann Vackar, 89, of El Campo, passed away Aug. 16, 2020. She was born July 22, 1931 in Placedo, to James Michael and Mary Marik Borak. Rita was a member of St. Philip Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters of America Court 1374, KJZT and the Taiton Extension Education Club.
Sylvester Joseph Cerny, 82, of El Campo, passed away Aug. 12, 2020. He was born in the Crescent area on Sept. 26, 1937 to Emil and Annie Pavlicek Cerny. Sylvester was a member of the Forth Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly 1131. Sylvester was raised on a farm producing cotton and grain. He…
Charlotte Moore Belicek of El Campo passed away on Aug. 10, 2020 at the age of 68. She was born July 26, 1952 to Mildred and WD Moore in El Campo.
Lillian Bender Rod, 89, of Houston, peacefully passed away on Monday, Aug. 10. She was born Aug. 11, 1930 to Albert and Mary Bender on a farm in El Campo and graduated from El Campo High School in 1948. Her husband, Alvin Rod of 52 years, also went to El Campo High School.
Ruthella Jean Yackel, 83 of Louise, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Aug. 7, 2020.