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Repka, Frank Joseph

1923-2010

Frank Joseph Repka was born on February 20, 1923 in Poth, Texas, and went to rest with our Lord on March 11, 2010.  He was 87. He is preceded in death by his father, Frank Repka, his mother, Adela Repka, and his brother Ludwig Repka. Frank is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth Repka, son Michael Andrew Repka and wife Staci, son Myron Anthony Repka and wife Dana, and grandsons, Michael Anthony Repka, Jonathan Dane Repka, Andrew Joseph Repka, Walker Rix Repka, and grandaughters, Alexi Lynn Repka, Brett Ashley Repka, and Jordyn Elizabeth Repka.

Frank was awarded the eagle scout badge in 1939, he served in the United States Navy during WWII as a sonar operator.  He served in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters, after the war, Frank attended the University of Texas at Austin. He graduated with a B.S. in pharmacy in 1948. He married his wife Elizabeth (known to most as Eby) Moczygemba in 1950, and moved to Pleasanton to work as a pharmacist, He established his own business, Center Pharmacy, in 1961 and served his profession for 60 years.  Frank was a past member of the Lions Club, the Knights of Columbus, the Order of the Alhambra, and the St. Andrews Mixed Club. Frank was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed baseball, collecting, and western art.  He was a gentle man with a kind spirit.  He will be missed by many.

Serving as pallbearers for the service will be Michael Repka (grandson), Jonathan Repka (grandson), Andrew Repka (grandson), Kurt Warnken (friend), James Warnken (friend), Chance Kutac (future grandson-in-law), Serving as honorary pallbearers Forrest C. Balser (brother-in-law), Charles Warnken (friend), Frank “Butch” Tudyk (friend), Gerald Phillips (friend), Bobby Rodriguez (friend), Eliseo Flores (friend).  Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 W. Oaklawn Rd., Pleasanton, Texas from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a vigil service to be recited at 7:00 PM Tuesday, March 16, 2010.  A funeral service will be held at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Pleasanton at 10:00 AM Wednesday, March 17, 2010.  Interment will be at St. Andrew #2 in Pleasanton, Texas.

Anyone wishing to sign the guestbook, share memories or issue condolences may do so at www.hurleyfuneralhome.com

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX

 

Krause, Fred W.

1921-2011

Fred W. Krause was born on August 22, 1921 and passed away on May 15, 2010 at the age of 88.  He was the first child of Willie F. and Annie Louise Odlozelik Krause.  He married Ethel Mansfield on December 25, 1940.  They had been married for 67 1/2 years when she passed away in June, 2008.  Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Charles Krause, brother-in-law, Frank Wahl, and son, Bobby Krause.

He joined the Pleasanton Volunteer Fire Department when it had only five members and was a member for 52 years.  He was president of this organization for about 25 years.  He was instrumental in the organization of the Atascosa Livestock Show.  He furnished land on his farm for students of Pleasanton Ag. Department to build pens and house their show animals for over 30 years.  He was one of a group of men who organized the first Pleasanton Jr. Chamber of Commerce and was a state director for 1 term.  He was a member of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce.  He organized and pursued to fruition the birth of Atascosa National Bank, serving as chairman of the board for the first 10 years.

Fred attended Draughn’s Business College and began his career working for Alamo Lumber Company.  Shortly after marriage he purchased a small feed business where he mixed, bagged and delivered feed.  Over the years, he expanded this business to Fred Krause’s Supply which sold a variety of merchandise including hunting and fishing supplies, appliances, and hardware.  He was well known throughout South Texas as a gun trader.  After selling this business in the mid 1970’s, he remained an active businessman selling real estate and building homes.  Throughout his adult life he and Ethel owned land and cattle.  Besides traditional ranching, they imported Simmental cattle from Canada and Ireland and improved their herds by using artificial insemination.

Fred lived by a code of hard work, fairness, compassion to all and total devotion to God and family.  The partnership of he and his wife, Ethel, was beyond description.  Their example of love, respect, selflessness and commitment set and standard to which we all aspire.   He was a member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church.  He is survived by four daughters and spouses:  Carol and John Schmacht, Lynn and Preston Dowdy, Regina and Lonnie Rakowitz, and Myra and George Waters, one daughter-in-law, Marilyn Krause, a sister, Irene Wahl, 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 West Oaklawn Road, Pleasanton from 5:00PM – 9:00PM on Monday, May 17, 2010.  A rosary will be recited at 7:00PM on Monday evening.  The funeral service will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Pleasanton.  Interment will follow at St. Andrew’s Cemetery #1 in Pleasanton.    Pallbearers will be grandsons:  Jay Gerber, Jon Brauchle, Wade Dowdy, Will Krause, Walt Rakowitz, and Jake Rakowitz.  Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons-in-law:  Chad Moos, Pete Wunderlich, Charles Winston Sheehan and David Maxwell.   Anyone wishing to sign the guestbook, share memories or issue condolences may do so at www.hurleyfuneralhome.com  In lieu of flowers the family is requesting that donation be made to St. Andrew Prayer Garden, 626 Market St., Pleasanton, TX 78064.

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX

 

Benishek, Josephine (Parise)

1916-2010

Josephine Benishek, age 94, of Poteet, Texas passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 in Pleasanton, Texas.  She is survived by her son, Anthony Benisek and wife Crystal of Pleasanton.  She is also survived by her sister, Marguerite Young  of Jourdanton and brother, Jack Parise of Rockport, as well as grandchildren, Robert Benishek, Bill Benishek, Carolyn Daniel, Susan Canupp, Sandra Tondre and Jesus Rodriguez; nine great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Rose Parise; husband, Anton Benishek, Jr.; daughter, Linda Long and sister, Beatrice Steckland.

Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 West Oaklawn Road, Pleasanton from 2:00PM – 9:00PM on Friday, July 23, 2010.  A rosary will be recited on Friday evening at 7:00PM.  The funeral service will be held at 9:00AM on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Poteet, Texas.  Interment will follow at St. Matthew’s Catholic Cemetery in Jourdanton, Texas.

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX

Jasik, Agatha F. (Bomba)

Agatha F. Jasik, age 91, of Pleasanton, TX, passed away Sunday, September 12, 2010, in Floresville, Texas.

She is survived by her daughters: Susan Krueger and husband Alfred, Jr., of Karnes City, Debra J. Titzman and husband Shelby James of Jourdanton, sons: George Anthony Jasik of Taylor, Michael Jasik and wife Tiffany of Dilley, sisters: Sister Mary Andrew (Bernadine) of Honolulu, Hawaii, Eleanor Locke of Jourdanton, sister-in-laws: Lillian Rakowitz of Pleasanton,  Elizabeth Bomba of Garden City Kansas, Philomena Adamitz of Loire, Christina Parma and husband Louis of San Antonio, as well as grandchildren, Dr. Nathan Krueger and wife Dr. Wimberley Krueger of Centerville, Kenton G. Krueger of College Station, Erin Shae Jasik of Dilley and Rowdy Ross Jasik of Dilley.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Barbara (Richter) Bomba, husband, George Albert Jasik, brothers, Ralph and Joe Bomba.

Agatha Jasik graduated from Southwest Texas College in San Marcos in 1938 at which time she began her teaching career at the small Hime Rural School south of Charlotte, TX.  She retired from teaching in 1984 from the Jourdanton ISD.  Threw her 91 years, 2 months, and 9 days of life she was active as a wife, mother, grandmother, teacher and member of The Texas Extension club, 4-H Leader and Mother of the year, Soil Conservation teacher of the year, Atascosa Co. Fair Association, CAM (Christian Assistance Ministry), and the Atascosa and Texas retired teachers association.  A lifetime member of St. Andrews Catholic Church, she was involved as a bible teacher in CCD, Lector, Home Bound Visitor, Confirmation & Baptism Sponsor and leader for Church Women of the World Services.  She and Husband George Albert of over 60 years enjoyed travel threw out the United States, Alaska and Canada. She also enjoyed keeping a journal of her daily life.

Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 West Oaklawn Rd., Pleasanton, Texas from 2:00PM to 9:00PM with a rosary to be recited at 7:00PM Wednesday, September  15, 2010.   A funeral service will be at St. Andrew Catholic Church  at 10:00 AM, Thursday, September 16, 2010. Interment will be at St. Andrew #1, Pleasanton, TX.  Serving as pallbearers for the service will be Dr. Nathan Krueger, Kenton G. Krueger, Sandy Locke, Andrew Bomba, John Tymrak, Jr., Chad Vrana, serving as honorary pallbearers, David Bomba, Chester Burdett, Clem Titzman, Johnny Marck, Shelby Titzman, Staff and Physicians of Frank Tejeda Veterans Nursing Home and Nurses in Touch Hospice Care.  Anyone wishing to leave condolences for the family may do so at www.hurleyfuneralhome.com

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX

 

Barta, Madeline Lincecum Anderson

1924-2010

Madeline Lincecum Anderson Barta of Pleasanton, Texas passed away at her residence on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the age of 86. Madeline was born on July 15, 1924 in Sikeston, Missouri to Cliff and Blanche Lincecum.

She had a varied professional career including many years of service to Exxon. She enjoyed traveling, reading, painting and nature. She also enjoyed volunteering at the Public Library and singing in the United Methodist Church choir when she lived in Leakey. She was a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Madeline was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved first husband, Jack Anderson.

She is survived by her three children: son, Bruce Anderson of Corpus Christi, son and daughter-in-law, Phil and Mary Helen Anderson of Corpus Christi; daughter, Judy Spencer of Heidelberg, Germany; brother and sister-in-law – Billy and Margaret Lincecum of Corpus Christi; grandchildren – David Daugaard, Josh Anderson, Ryan Anderson; great-grandchildren – Leah Curtis, Amber, Austin and Aero Anderson; Ethan, Scarlett and Phoenix Anderson; great-great-granddaughter – Ilyana Perdomo.

The funeral services will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 W Oaklawn Road, Pleasanton 78064, at 12:00 PM, Wednesday October 13, 2010, with Rev. Doug Smith officiating. Interment will be held at the Chamberlain Cemetery in Kingsville, at 12:00 PM, on Thursday, October 14, 2010. Anyone wishing to sign the guestbook, share memories or issue condolences may do so at www.hurleyfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to any of these organizations: Wounded Warrior Project, 7020 AC Skinner Pkwy, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256
(877) 832-6997: E-mail: donorservices@woundedwarriorproject.org
Web site: https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=72&source=WEBSITE&campaignSource=&company=

Daughters of the Republic of Texas, c/o Ernestine Carson, Chapter Treas., PO Box 9 Barksdale, TX 78828-0009 National Park Foundation, 1201 Eye Street, NW Suite 550-B, Washington, DC 20005
(202) 354-6460: Email: donorservices@nationalparks.org
Web Site: http://www.nationalparks.org

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX

 

Jasik, Marvin Daniel

1948-2011

Marvin Daniel Jasik, age 62, of Pleasanton, TX, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011, in San Antonio, TX. He is survived by his wife; Anna Jasik of Pleasanton; daughter: Krystal Jasik of Pleasanton; son: Andrew Perales, of Pleasanton and step son, Chris Perales and Fiance Sarah Bowles of Floresville. He is also survived by his sister: Virginia Mangold and husband Sylvan of La Coste and brother: Clifford Jasik of Pleasanton. Mr. Jasik is preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Leo and Helen Annie (Padalecki) Jasik and brothers, Charlie and Harry Jasik.

Visitation will be held at St. Luke’s Catholic Church – Loire from 5:00 PM to 9:00PM with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM Thursday, March 24, 2011. Funeral service will be at St. Luke’s Catholic Church-Loire at 10:00 AM, Friday, March 25, 2011. Interment will be at St. Luke’s Cemetery , Loire, TX.

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX

 

Jaksik, Eugene “Gene”

1940-2011

Eugene (Gene) F. Jaksik, adored father and grandfather, went to be with the Lord following a courageous battle with cancer, on May 25, 2011 with his children at his side. Gene was born on April 23, 1940 in Pleasanton, Texas. He will be reunited with his loving wife, Mary Kathryn (Kubala) Jaksik, who preceded him in death. Gene and Kathy were married on November 30, 1963 in Corpus Christi. He is survived by his son, Robert (Bob) Jaksik and wife Lisa of Mansfield, his daughter, Sandra (Jaksik) Leuschner and husband Carl of San Antonio, and his grandchildren, Emily Leuschner and Seth, Denae, and Luke Jaksik. He is also survived by his four brothers, Lee Roy Jaksik of Pleasanton, Bill Jaksik of Jourdanton, Ernest (Jack) Jaksik of California, and Steve Jaksik of Corpus Christi. He leaves behind numerous beloved family members and friends.

Gene was also preceded in death by his parents, Frank J. and Agnes (Barta) Jaksik of Pleasanton.

He proudly served his country in the U. S. Army in the 1960’s. Gene retired after 43 years of service from the local Pleasanton Chevrolet dealership formerly known as Troell Chevrolet and currently known as Price Chevrolet. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved being outdoors. The highlight of Gene’s days were spent with his family and friends making memories. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made in Gene’s honor to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Visitation will be held Sunday May 29th from 2:00PM – 9:00PM, with the family present from 5:00PM – 9:00PM and a rosary to be recited at 7:00PM at Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:00AM on Monday, May 30, 2011 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Pleasanton. Interment will follow at St. Andrew’s Cemetery #2. Serving as pallbearers for the service are Alfred (AJ) Jaksik, David Jaksik, Eric Jaksik, Louis Kubala, Kent Nielsen, and Ty Sparks. Serving as honorary pallbearers Jeff Barta, Harry Garza, Kenneth Jaksik, Roy Olivares, Raul Quinones, Richard Troell, Morgan Vrana, We would like to thank all of our family and friends for their loving support through the years. Anyone wishing to sign the guestbook, share memories or issue condolences may do so at www.hurleyfuneralhome.com

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX

 

Bartosh, Robert J.

1931-2011

Robert J. Bartosh, age 80, of Poteet, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2011 in San Antonio. He is survived by his wife; Ollie Bartosh of Poteet; daughters: Diana Thompson and husband Billy of Hondo, Brenda Barbie and husband Herb of San Antonio; sons: Bubba Bartosh and wife Cathy of Utah, Ronnie Bartosh and wife Cindy of Forney; sister: Martha Harper of Arizona; brother: Steve Bartosh of Hondo; eleven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Bartosh is preceded in death by his parents Steve and Rosie (Makovsky) Bartosh and son Dale Ellison.

Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 West Oaklawn Rd., Pleasanton, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday, August 7, 2011.  Funeral services will be held at Hurley Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 AM Monday, August 8, 2011.  Interment will be at Rutledge Cemetery, Poteet. Serving as pallbearers will be Waylon Digges, Dwade Hickey, Dale Hickey, Scott Miller, Darrell Hickey, and Kevin Sparks. Honorary pallbearer will be Jimmy Dan Bartosh. Anyone wishing to sign the guestbook, share memories or issue condolences for the family may do so at www.hurleyfuneralhome.com.

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX

 

Jaksik, Lee Roy

1929-2011

Lee Roy Jaksik, age 81, of Pleasanton, Texas passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, in Pleasanton, Texas.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Imelda (Richter) Jaksik and his children, Deborah (Jaksik) Bandy of Pleasanton, Alfred Jaksik and wife Belinda of Pleasanton, Kenneth Jaksik and wife Jennifer of Pleasanton, Cheryl (Jaksik) Burchfield and husband John of San Antonio. He is also survived by his brothers, William Jaksik and wife Rose Marie of Jourdanton, Ernest Jaksik and wife Kathy of California, Steve Jaksik and wife Judy of Corpus Christi; his grandchildren, Dori Weaver, Christopher Jaksik and wife Stephanie, Scott Bandy and wife Elise, Brandon Jaksik and Jennifer Jaksik, and his great grandchildren, Garrett Weaver, Jay Weaver, Ryeleigh Bandy, Zoey Jaksik, as well as step-great grandchildren, Hannah Higgens and Eileen Brady. Lee is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Agnes Jaksik; daughter, Sharon Jaksik and brother, Eugene Jaksik and wife Kathy.

Lee Roy worked side-by-side with his father, Frank at the Jaksik Machine Shop prior to enlisting in the Army. He served his country for 4 years during the Korean War. He began working for Troell Chevrolet in 1960 and retired from Price Chevrolet in 2002. Lee Roy was an active member of the St. Andrew Catholic Church and Mixed Club. He was a member of VFW Post 6970 for over 35 years. He served the Pleasanton community for 55 years as a volunteer fireman. Lee Roy was a wonderful Mr. Fix It. He repaired all kinds of things for his family and friends.

Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 West Oaklawn Road, Pleasanton from 2:00PM – 9:00PM on Sunday, September 11, 2011. The family will receive friends between the hours of 5:30PM and 7:00PM. The rosary will be recited at 7:00PM on Sunday evening. The funeral service will be held at 9:00AM on Monday, September 12, 2011 at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Pleasanton.

Interment will follow at St. Andrew Cemetery #2 in Pleasanton. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Pleasanton Volunteer Fire Department or Our Lady of Grace Catholic School in Pleasanton. The family also wishes to let everyone know that the services are casual attire. Anyone wishing to sign the guestbook, share memories or issue condolences for the family may do so at www.hurleyfuneralhome.com

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX

Jasik (ret), Lt. Col. Helen L.

1921-2012

Lt. Col. Helen L. Jasik (ret), passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 90.  She was born in Loire, (Pleasanton) Texas on April 18, 1921.  She is preceded in death by her parents Frank and Agnes (Stryk) Jasik.

She is survived by her nieces, Mrs. Irene (Korus) Seiler and husband Harold of San Antonio, Texas, Mrs. Angela (Jasik) Kreusel and husband Rex of Amarillo, Texas; nephew Ernest R. Korus and wife Magdalen of San Antonio, Texas along with numerous grand nieces, nephews and friends.

Ms. Jasik was a resident of Morningside at the Meadows for the last fourteen years. She was known as a very loving and passionate person to her family and friends, always caring for many in times of need.  Helen graduated from the Santa Rosa School of Nursing in 1942, entering into the Army Air Corps in 1943 and was assigned to Wilford Hall Medical Center.  She was transferred to the Air Force in 1951 and served as a flight nurse with the Air Evacuation Unit for 2 years during the Korean War.  Due to the illness of her father, she had a break in her military service in 1952, then re-entered the Air Force in 1959.  She served four tours of duty; her overseas assignments included Puerto Rico and Germany as well as Hawaii.  Helen retired in 1976 and among her many decorations were included an Air Force Commendation Medal and a WWII Victory Medal.  She was a member of Santa Rosa Alumnae, Air Force Nurses Association, the Military Officers Association of America, Women in Military Service Memorial, St. Paul’s Catholic Church and Altar Society.

Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 W Oaklawn Road in Pleasanton, Texas from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM Sunday, January 8, 2012.  A funeral service and mass will be held at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Loire at 10:00 AM Monday, January 9, 2012, with Father Stefan Wiera officiating.  Interment to follow at St. Luke Catholic Cemetery in Loire.  The family asks that in lieu of flowers, that a donation to the charity of your choice be made in her honor.Anyone wishing to leave condolences for the family may do so at www.hurleyfuneralhome.com.

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX