Vacek, Cecilia (Mensik)

Mrs. Cecilia Vacek, 83, of Schulenburg, mother of Mrs. V. A. Cernosek of Weimar, died at her home early Tuesday morning after two weeks’ serious illness.

Funeral services were held this (Thursday) morning at St. Rose Catholic Church, Schulenburg, with burial in St. Rose Cemetery.

Mrs. Vacek had not been well for more than a year.

Born in 1871 in Czechoslovakia, she came to this country with her parents, John and Mary Mensik, when she was 11 years old. They settled near Schulenburg, and she spent the rest of her life in that area.

She was married about 63 years ago to John Vacek, who preceded her in death about 50 years ago. Mrs. Vacek was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church and KJZT lodge.

Surviving her are six daughters, Mrs. V. A. (Annie) Cernosek of Weimar; Mrs. H. (Emily) White of Houston; Mrs. E. (Mary) Tengler of Fort Worth; Mrs. Ed (Lennie) Hilscher, Mrs. Ed (Edna) Watzlavick, and Mrs. Adolph (Della) Cernosek, all of Schulenburg. Twenty-four grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren also survive.

Weimar Mercury, Friday, February 5, 1954

Obituary submitted by Rosemary Ermis


Vacek, John & Cecilia

Mazoch, Jerome Michael “Sonny”

Jerome Michael “Sonny” Mazoch, 86, of La Grange, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange.

Jerome was born in Holman, Texas on September 29, 1926, the son of the late C. J. and Anna (Vacek) Mazoch.

Jerome served his country proudly in the United States Navy. He was a combat veteran of World War II and Korea. In the Navy, he was in the SEABEES (Construction Battalion). He was a graduate of La Grange High School and Blinn College. He was very active and involved in many different organizations. Jerome was a life member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, American Legion Post #0102, South Central Texas Old Timers Baseball Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #5254, and the Alumni Association of Blinn College. He was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus, KJT, Fayette County Sheriff’s Posse, and Fayette County Czech Heritage Society. He was a past president of the Country Music Club of Fayette County and Fayette County Czech Heritage Society.

He is survived by his long time companion, Evelyn Jecmenek; son, Bruce Mazoch of Houston; two sisters: Agnes Struve of La Grange, and Alma Berger of Houston; two grandsons: Jason Michael Mazoch and Jerrod Mazoch; great grandson, Gavin Mazoch; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Chad Mazoch; two brothers: Jimmie Mazoch and John Mazoch; and sister, Leona Watzlavick.

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








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