Noska, Leo Jerome


Leo Jerome Noska, 76, of Fayetteville, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at North Austin Medical Center in Austin.

Leo was born in Frelsburg, Texas on May 6, 1934, the son of the late Rudolph and Emillie (Ruether) Noska. He married Josephine Veronica Kaspar on June 3, 1956 in Fayetteville. Leo was an avid outdoorsman, cattleman and baseball fan.

He is survived by his sons, Kenneth Gene Noska and wife, Cathleen, of Fayetteville and Allen Dale Noska of Fayetteville; daughter, Sharon Marie Prigge and husband, Kenton, of Brenham; brother, Lee J. Noska and wife, Mary, of Houston; sisters, Bernice Zettel of Bellville and Victoria Sherwin and husband, Jim, of Houston; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Josephine Noska in January 2000; infant son, Glen Noska; three brothers, Ludwig, Jerry and Harry Noska; and sister, Leona Chovanec.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 8, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Koenig & Strickland Knesek Chapel in Fayetteville. Family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A Parish and KJT Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. following the visitation.

Funeral Services will be held at St. John Catholic Church in Fayetteville, on Friday, July 9, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. with Msgr. Harry Mazurkiewicz officiating. Interment will follow in the St. John Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John Catholic Church in Fayetteville, or a memorial of their choice.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home, 208 W. Pearl Street, La Grange, Texas.

Source: Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home