Hanacek, Helen Marie (Mazoch)


Helen Marie (Mazoch) Hanacek, 85, of La Grange, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2012.

Helen was born in Ammannsville, Texas on October 13, 1926, the daughter of the late Charles and Marie (Hajovsky) Mazoch. She married Frank Hanacek on November 26, 1946 in Ammannsville.

Helen was active in numerous church and civic organizations which included being a charter member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas #1962 and chairperson of the Altar Society Clerical Endowment Fund for 30 years. She loved her family dearly, especially her grandchildren who gave her many hours of enjoyment. Her many passions were gardening, growing flowers and canning for her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Diane Wessels and husband, James, of La Grange; grandson, Gregory Wessels and wife, Amanda, of Johnson City; granddaughter, Amy Wessels of Austin; two great grandchildren: Aleigh and Aaron Wessels of Johnson City; two brothers: Charles Mazoch and wife, Rita; Ernest Mazoch and wife, Barbara, all of Weimar; two sisters: Garbrielle Cervenka of Houston and Irene Mazoch of San Antonio; and sister-in-law, Lillian Mazoch of Schulenburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank; great grandchild, Hannah Wessels; four sisters and two brothers.

Source: Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home