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Milberger, Helen Frances (Luza)

Helen Frances (Luza) Milberger, 82, of Hearne, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2012. Family will receive family and friends from 5 to 7 P.M. with a rosary recited at 6 P.M. Friday July 27, 2012 at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan.

Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Hillier Funeral Home. Interment will be held in Wheelock Cemetery at 4 P.M.

Helen was born May 12, 1920, to Vince and Cecilia (Matous) Luza, in Bryan, Texas. She married James B. Milberger in 1949 and was a devoted wife, a loving mother and centered her life around her family. Helen enjoyed spending time sewing, crossword puzzles and fishing. She’s a past volunteer for the American Red Cross.

Helen is survived by her loving husband of 63 years James B. Milberger of Hearne, two daughters, Linda Voiland and husband Gene of Bakersfield, CA, Debbi Hoehn and husband Dave of Sierra Vista, AZ, one son, James M. Milberger and wife Carla of Cypress Texas; seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and her granddog. Also surviving are her brother, Anton C. Luza of Bryan and sister, Tracy Horn of Fort Worth.

Submitted by Lydia Mousner

Zemanek, Mary V. (Luza)

Oct. 24, 1917 — June 18, 2004

Services for Mary Luza Zemanek, 86, of Bryan are set for 10 A.M. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bryan.

Monsignor John McCaffrey of St. Joseph Catholic Church will officiate. Entombment will be in Monsignor Gleissner Mausoleum at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2:30 to 8 P.M. Sunday and from 8 to 9:30 A.M. Monday at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. A rosary will be recited at 3 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Zemanek died Friday June 1, 2004 at her home.She was a lifelong resident of Bryan and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Mount Carmel Rosary Guild and was a member and former state director of the K.J.Z.T.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Louis M. and Helen Zemanek of Jacksonville, Fla., and Charles R. and Joyce Zemanek of Bryan; a daughter and son-in-law, Cecilia and Pat Whelan of Bryan; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Vince and Judy Luza and Anton and Willie Ann Luza, all of Bryan; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Tracy Horn of Fort Worth and Helen and James Milberger of Wheelock; a sister-in-law, Lydia Luza of Bryan; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church Holy Family Retreat Center, 600 East 26th St., Bryan, Texas 77803 or Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 West 26th St., Bryan, Texas 77803.

Submitted by Lydia Mousner

Luza, Cecilia (Matous)

Funeral Service of Brazos Woman Friday Morning

Mrs. Cecilia Matous Luza, aged 37 years, wife of V.A. Luza of Brazos county died a at the family farm home three miles east of Bryan Wednesday night at 11 o’clock, following a brief illness. The funeral will be held at the home Friday morning at 9:30 o’clock and at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 10 o’clock, with Rt. Rev. J. E. Gleissner conducting the services. Interment will be made in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Mrs. Cecilia Lua is survived by her husband and seven children; three sons and four daughters. Charles, Vince and Anton Luza, of Bryan; Mrs. Louis Zemanek of Bryan and Misses Cecilia, Tracy and Helen Luza, in the home. Her parents also survive, Mr. & Mrs. Joe Matous of Bryan, and three brothers and one sister.

Submitted by Lydia Mousner

Source: Lydia Mousner

Source: Lydia Mousner

Luza, Vincent A.

May 2, 1895 – November October 29, 1977

Services of Mr. Vincent A. Luza, 82, of 1301 Fannin will be at 8:45 am and 9 am, Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel and St. Joseph Catholic Church. Rev. Walter Matus will sing the Mass. Burial will follow in the Monsignor Gleissner Mausoleum in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

A rosary was scheduled to be recited at 8 PM today at Memorial Chapel. He died Saturday night in a local nursing home.

Mr. Luza was a lifetime resident of Brazos County. He was born May 2, 1895 and his parents were Vincent and Mary Luza. He was a retired farmer and member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. He was a veteran of Worl War I, member of K.J.T. Society, No. 14 and an honorary life member of Knights of Columbus Council No. 1834.

Survivors include three sons, Charles Luza and wife Lydia, Vincent J. Luza an wife, Judy, and Anton Luza and wife Willie Ann, all of Bryan, four daughters, Mrs. Louis (Mary) Zemanek and Mrs. Willie (Cecilia) Luza, both of Bryan, Mrs James (Helen) Milberger of Wheelock, and Mrs.Alfred (Tracy) Horn of Fort Worth, one brother, Joe Luza of Bryan, 22 grandchildren,and 27 great-grandchildren.

The following grandsons will serve as pallbearers, Kenneth Horn, Bill Luza, Charles Luza, Jr., Mike Milberger, Robert Moore, and Charles Zemanek. The other grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Submitted by: Lydia Mousner

Source: Bryan Daily Eagle, Bryan, Texas Oct. 31, 1977

Source: Lydia Mousner

Source: Lydia Mousner

Luza Sr., Charles J.

March 14, 1922 – September 1, 1991

Funeral services for Charles J. Luza, Sr., 69, of Bryan will be at 1:30 PM Thursday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bryan. <br)

Officiating will be the Rev. John McCaffrey, pastor. Entombment will be in Monsignor Gleissner Mausoleum.

A rosary will be recited at 7:30 PM Monday at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan.
Mr. Luza was born on March 14, 1922 in Bryan, Brazos Co., TX and his parents were V.A. Luza and Cecilia Matous Luza.

Mr. Luza died Sunday morning at home. He was a lifetime resident of Bryan. He was a retired carpenter from Texas A&M University and a member of K.J.T. No. 14, Sons of Hermann in Deanville, V.F.W. No. 4692 in Bryan and Disabled American Veterans.

Mr. Luza served in the Army during World War II as a member of the 29th Inf. Div. E. He was awarded a Purple Heart, a Good Conduct Medal and an East European African Middle East Service Medal.

He enjoyed playing dominoes, fishing, playing the accordion, barbecuing, and especially helping others with home repairs. He will be remembered for his great affection for his children and grandchildren. Mr. Luza was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. He was proceeded in death by his parents, and his brother, Jerome.

Survivors include his wife, Lydia Fojtik Luza of Bryan, four sons and three daughters-in-law. Charles Jr., and Elain Luza and Timothy and Becky Luza, all of Bryan. Robert and Patty Luza of Kenefick, and Emil V. Luza of Wynnsboro, three daughters and sons-in-law, Lydia Luza Mousner and Robert, Pamela Luza McConal and Patrick of Bryan and Sandra Luza Bragg and Roy of Austin, two brothers, Vincent J. Luza and wife, Judy,and Anton C. Luza and wife Willie Ann, both of Bryan, four sisters, Mary Luza Zemanek and Cecilia Luza, both of Bryan, Helen Luza Milberger and husband, James, of Wheelock, and Tracy Luza Horn and husband Alfred of Ft. Worth, two aunts, Helen Vrla of Dallas and Frances Matous of Ennis and 30 grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Brazos County or the St. Joseph’s Parish Activity Center.

Pallbearers: Charles Barak Sr; Emil J. Fojtik; Alfred Horn; Charles E. Luza; Diane Luza; Chad McCartney; James Milberger; Jimmie Rosenkranz.

Submitted by: Lydia Mousner

Source: Bryan Daily Eagle September 1991

Source: Lydia Mousner

Source: Lydia Mousner