Janda, Agnes (Adamcik)



Weimar Mercury, Thursday, July 27, 1967

Final Rites For Mrs. Agnes Janda, 78, at Hostyn

Funeral services for Mrs. Agnes Janda, 78, sister of Mrs. Charles Lidiak and Charles Adamcik of here, were held Friday, July 21, at Koenig Funeral Home, La Grange, and Hostyn Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Janda died July 19 in Fayette Memorial Hospital. The former Miss Agnes Adamcik, daughter of Frank and Anna Matula Adamcik, she was a lifelong resident of Hostyn. She was married to Henry J. Janda Oct. 11, 1909; Mr. Janda died on April 1, 1966.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Arthur Hoffmann and Miss Annie Janda, both of Hostyn; two sons, Lad Janda of Houston and Richard Janda of Austin; six grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. Frank Kruppa of La Grange, Mrs. Emelia Vacek of Smithville, Mrs. Lidiak here, and Mrs. Richard Kruppa and Mrs. Adolph Matocha of Hostyn; and three brothers, Mr. Adamcik here and George E. and Adolph Adamcik of La Grange.

Obituary submitted by Rosemary Ermis








Source: Fayette County Obituaries


Matocha, Elizabeth “Pet” (Dupnik)


Elizabeth “Pet” Matocha, age 95, of Jourdanton, TX, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2010, in Pleasanton, TX. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Alice Daniels and husband Jim of Pleasanton and Francis Garrett and husband Cliff of San Antonio. Mrs. Matocha is also survived by her grandson, Jimmie Daniel and wife Zita of Austin and great grandson Joshua Daniel, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Annie (Urbanczk) Dupnik and husband Ed Matocha.

Mrs. Matocha married Edward in 1935. They, along with Edward’s brothers, Fred and Gus owned and operated Matocha Bros. General Merchandise in Jourdanton until the time of their retirement in 1963. She was very active in the St. Matthews Catholic Church Alter Society and was a faithful attendee of the church. She took pride in being a homemaker, and loved her flowers and lawn where some of her favorite moments were spent watering, trimming and beautifying.

Visitation being held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 West Oaklawn Rd., Pleasanton, TX from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM, with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM Friday, November 26, 2010. Funeral service will be at St. Matthews Catholic Church in Jourdanton at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 27, 2010. Interment will be at St. Matthew’s Catholic Cemetery, Jourdanton. Serving as pallbearers for the service will be Jimmy Dornak, Joseph Matocha, Doc Williams, Fred “Buster” Matocha, Jerome Jasik and Brad Reichert. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donations be made to St. Matthew’s Catholic Church Building Fund, 1700 Campbell, Jourdanton, Texas 78064. Anyone wishing to leave their condolences may do so at

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX


Matocha, Josie B. (Dusek)


Josie B. (Dusek) Matocha, 81, of La Grange, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange.

Josie was born in La Grange, Texas, on June 9, 1929, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Srubar) Dusek. She is the widow of Lawrence Matocha and they were married on November 23, 1953, in Hostyn, Texas.

She is survived by her daughter Elaine Koehl and husband, Donnie, of La Grange and son Michael Matocha of Huntersville, North Carolina; one twin sister Martha Kovar of Houston; and three grandchildren: David Koehl and wife Sara, Melissa Koehl all of La Grange; Michael Jacob (Jake) Matocha of Huntersville, North Carolina and one great granddaughter Avery Koehl of La Grange; two sister-in-laws: Jane Dusek of Weimar and Irene Jasek of San Antonio and numerous nieces and nephews.

Josie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sons: Leonard and Lawrence Matocha, Jr., five brothers: Jerry, Joe, Peter, Lad and Frank Dusek, three sisters: Annie Hrachovy, Agnes Jurica and Mary Sumbera.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home in La Grange. The family will receive friends beginning at 5:00 P.M. A Rosary will be recited by Deacon Mike Meismer at 7:00 P.M.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, April 25, 2011, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in La Grange with Rev. Fr. Joseph Varickamackal officiating. A Rosary will be recited prior to the service by members of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Annunciation No. 1962 . The Burial will follow at La Grange City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 1048 N. Jefferson, La Grange, TX 78945, The Scholarship Fund of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Annunciation No. 1962, P. O. Box 275, La Grange, TX 78945; or to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, P. O. Box 548, La Grange, TX 78945.

Source: Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home