Horak, Josef


Weimar Mercury
21 Nov 1930, page 3


Mr. Joe Horak, aged about 84 years, died Wednesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Julia Novak, in the Breslau section. Deceased had been ill for some time and though the very best of medical attention was administered, he finally succumbed, due to the infirmities of age.

The funeral took place Friday morning at 10 o’clock from the Schwenke undertaking parlors in Schulenburg. Requiem mass was held in the Praha Catholic Cemetery and interment took place in the Praha cemetery. Rev. Anders officiating.

Mr. Horak was born in the old country, coming to Amerca when a young man. Most of his life was spent in the Praha section, and during his long residence in that community he was always held in hgighest regard by all who had the pleasure to make the acquaintance.

Surviving are his wife; one son, Ed, of Weimar; three daughters, Mrs. John Bordovsky of San Antonio, Mrs. Novak of Breslau and Mrs. Frank Koudelka of Komensky, and three sisters, Mesdames Frances Gallia of Moravia, Mary Fojtek of Yoakum and Chas. Sugarek of Beeville. One son and one daughter precedd him in death.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the bereaved. — Halletsville New Era-Herald.









Source: Fayette County Obituaries

Schoppe, Lille (Gallia)


Lillie (Gallia) Schoppe, who passed away, Wednesday, October 17th, 1979 at the age of 93 years at Huber Manor Nursing Home.  Burial was at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Beeville, Texas.

Sister Schoppe was born November 18th, 1885 and her parents were Valentin Gallia and Francis (Horak) Gallia.  She was a native of Lavaca County and has resided in Beeville for the past 39 years and was a frequent visitor to Austin.

Sister Schoppe was a member of the SPJST over 64 years joining July 11th, 1915 at the age of 28 and was a member of Lodge No. 155 in Austin for 39 years.  Her husband Frank Schoppe, also a member and former County Supt. of Lavaca County preceded her in death January 12th, 1956.

Active to the last, she maintained a large gardent with many kind of flowers, made quilts, and sewed for her three daughters and grandchildren.

She was a member of St. Joseph’s Altar Society, Bee County Retired Teachers Association, the Beeville Council of Church Women, and the Golden Age Club.

Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Paul Bauer of Beeville, Mrs. E.E. Miller of Beaumont, Mrs. Frankie Bentrup of Austin, five grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

Resolution Committee: Lillie K. Hejl, Laddie Kopecky, Raymond Prasatik

Source: SPJST Vestinik-November 14, 1979