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Opela, Adele (Lorfing)

1915-2012

Adele Lorfing Opela, 96, of Hallettsville, passed away Aug. 6, 2012. She was born on Nov. 27, 1915 to Philip & Barbara Herold Lorfing Sr. in Lavaca County, TX. She married Julius F. Opela on Feb. 14, 1950 in Sweet Home, TX. She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church of Hallettsville.

Adele is survived by: daughter Peggy Coyle & husband Patrick of Austin; and 2 grandchildren, Julius Albert Coyle and Katharine Adele Coyle.

Adele was preceded in death by: her husband Julius; parents; 6 brothers, John, Jacob, Theodore, Fritz, Arthur, and Philip Jr. Lorfing; 3 sisters, Elizabeth Laas, Margaret Woytek, and Tillie Werner; and niece Evelyn Hrncir.

Funeral Service: 10 am, Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Hallettsville. Visitation: 4 pm, Thursday at Kubena Funeral Home. Prayer Service: 7 pm, Thursday at Kubena Funeral Home. Officiate: Rev. Jonathan Mielke. Burial: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. Memorials: St. Peter Lutheran Church of Hallettsville.

Source: Kubena Funeral Home-Hallettsville, TX