Krauskopf, Delores Ann (Valenta)

Delores Ann Krauskopf of Louise, died November 7, 2012 at the age of 77. She was born on August 27, 1935 in New Taiton, Texas, to Alvin and Angeline Stavinoha Valenta. Delores was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Hillje Altar Society, KJZT, SPJST, was a parishioner at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church Church. She was recognized as Hillje-Louise Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year in March 2000.

She is survived by her husband Alton “Bingo” Krauskopf, daughters Nancy Schmidt and husband Robert of Hillje, Carol Jaynes and husband Scott of Victoria, sons Glenn Krauskopf and wife Rose of Brazoria, Bruce Krauskopf and wife Linda of Bay City, Tom Krauskopf and wife Amanda of Fulshear, brother Frank Valenta and wife Marianne of Angleton, sister-in-law Pearlene Valenta of El Campo, 5 grand children, 2 step-grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Delores was preceded in death by her parents and brother Arnold Valenta.

Visitation will be Friday 1 pm until 5 pm at Triska Funeral Home. A Parish Rosary will be recited at 7:30 pm on Friday at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Hillje. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church with Rev. Clement Quainoo officiating. Burial will follow at St. Andrew’s Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew’s Catholic Church or Czech Catholic Home.

Source: Triska Funeral Home-El Campo, Texas


Valenta, Arnold Edwin

Arnold Edwin Valenta, 72 of El Campo, passed away on September 29, 2012. He was born on September 6, 1940 in Wharton to the late Albin and Angelina Stavinoha Valenta.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years Pearlene Smith Valenta of El Campo, son Scott Valenta and wife Wendy of El Campo, special family John M. Mahoney and wife Debbie, grandchildren Kyler and Danielle ValentaStephanie and Sean Mahoney and Elizabeth Lurker, all of El Campo, sister Delores Krauskopf and husband Bingo of Louise, brother Frank Valenta and wife Mary Ann of Angleton, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Burl and Jean Smith of Houston, mother-in-law Virginia Smith of Hillje and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law J. R. Smith.

Visitation will begin at 2 pm on Monday at Triska Funeral Home. Family will receive visitors from 5-7pm. Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park in Wharton, Texas.

Pallbearers areGlen Krauskopf, Bruce Krauskopf, Tommy Krauskopf, Robert Schmidt, Scott Jayne and Larry Carollo. Honorary pallbearers are Don & Glenna Ammann, who have always been there for him, and the staff, nurses and family and friends at Czech Catholic Home.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund or Czech Catholic Home.

Source: Triska Funeral Home-El Campo, Texas

Hodanek, Anna (Valenta)


Shiner Gazette, Thursday, January 17, 1924, page 8


While on a visit to her daughter, Mrs. Henry Kainer, who lives near shiner, Mrs. Anna Hodanek of Flatonia, was taken suddenly ill last Thursday night and died about 11 p.m. She was born in Bohemia, coming to America with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Valenta, Sr., settling in Austin county. Two years later she was married to Josef Hodanek and they moved to Flatonia where they had lived 44 years.

She is survived by her husband, eight daughters, Mesdames Anna Studlar, Francis Velek, Amelia Vrana, Emma Varna [Vrana], Vlasta Mueller, Rosie Dulak, Ella Kainer, and Lillie Pavlas, two sons, Lada and Jerome, thirtythree grand children and four great-grand children, a brother, Frank Valenta, living at Flatonia, and a sister, Mrs. J. A. Marik, at Shiner.

The funeral services were conducted at the family residence and cemeteay by Judge E. J. Motis. Burial was made in Flatonia cemeteay. A choir of select voices rendered beautiful hyms.

Those who attended the funeral from Shiner were: Mr. and Mrs. Hy Kainer, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Jemelka, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Chris Sembera, Mrs. Frank Dolejsi, Mr. Frak [Frank] Hodanek, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Picha, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Hodanek, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kurtz, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dulak and family, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Velek, Mesdames J. A. Marik, C. Valenta and Adolph Richter, Mr. John Valenta, Misses Valesta and Valentina Marik.

The Gazette extends sympathy.

Obituary contributed by Nancy Schmidt








Source:Fayette County Obituaries