Kainer, Wilbert J.


Wilbert J. Kainer, 74 of El Campo, passed away on May 27, 2012. He was born on December 29, 1937 in El Campo to the late John and Mary Bayer Kainer. He was a farmer and rancher and worked for the Glaze Brothers for 41 years before retiring.

He is survived by his wife Kathryn Ullmann Kainer of El Campo, daughters Sharon Stehno and husband Allen of El Campo, Stephanie Hoelscher and husband Kenneth of El Campo, son Darryl Kainer and wife Cindy of Richmond, grandchildren Justin Abbott, Christina Stehno, Bradley Stehno, Cody Kainer, Colton Kainer, Kadie Kainer and Trevor Hoelscher.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Veronica Kainer and brother I. G. Kainer.

Visitation will begin at 1 pm on Monday at Triska Funeral Home with a Parish Rosary recited at 6 pm. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church with Rev. Gary Janak officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Memorial Park.

Serving as pallbearers are Jim Kainer, Kenneth Kainer, Ross Glaze, Joey Savino, Marvin Hartfield, Stephen Ullmann. Honorary bearers are his grandchildren.

Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the family or St. Philip’s Catholic Church.

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Source: Triska Funeral Home-El Campo, TX