Luza Sr., Charles J.

March 14, 1922 – September 1, 1991

Funeral services for Charles J. Luza, Sr., 69, of Bryan will be at 1:30 PM Thursday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bryan. <br)

Officiating will be the Rev. John McCaffrey, pastor. Entombment will be in Monsignor Gleissner Mausoleum.

A rosary will be recited at 7:30 PM Monday at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan.
Mr. Luza was born on March 14, 1922 in Bryan, Brazos Co., TX and his parents were V.A. Luza and Cecilia Matous Luza.

Mr. Luza died Sunday morning at home. He was a lifetime resident of Bryan. He was a retired carpenter from Texas A&M University and a member of K.J.T. No. 14, Sons of Hermann in Deanville, V.F.W. No. 4692 in Bryan and Disabled American Veterans.

Mr. Luza served in the Army during World War II as a member of the 29th Inf. Div. E. He was awarded a Purple Heart, a Good Conduct Medal and an East European African Middle East Service Medal.

He enjoyed playing dominoes, fishing, playing the accordion, barbecuing, and especially helping others with home repairs. He will be remembered for his great affection for his children and grandchildren. Mr. Luza was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. He was proceeded in death by his parents, and his brother, Jerome.

Survivors include his wife, Lydia Fojtik Luza of Bryan, four sons and three daughters-in-law. Charles Jr., and Elain Luza and Timothy and Becky Luza, all of Bryan. Robert and Patty Luza of Kenefick, and Emil V. Luza of Wynnsboro, three daughters and sons-in-law, Lydia Luza Mousner and Robert, Pamela Luza McConal and Patrick of Bryan and Sandra Luza Bragg and Roy of Austin, two brothers, Vincent J. Luza and wife, Judy,and Anton C. Luza and wife Willie Ann, both of Bryan, four sisters, Mary Luza Zemanek and Cecilia Luza, both of Bryan, Helen Luza Milberger and husband, James, of Wheelock, and Tracy Luza Horn and husband Alfred of Ft. Worth, two aunts, Helen Vrla of Dallas and Frances Matous of Ennis and 30 grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Brazos County or the St. Joseph’s Parish Activity Center.

Pallbearers: Charles Barak Sr; Emil J. Fojtik; Alfred Horn; Charles E. Luza; Diane Luza; Chad McCartney; James Milberger; Jimmie Rosenkranz.

Submitted by: Lydia Mousner

Source: Bryan Daily Eagle September 1991

Source: Lydia Mousner

Source: Lydia Mousner