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Bellville Times
Wednesday, May 28, 2003

Childers Funeral services for Mary Childers, 80, of Sealy, Texas were held Tuesday, May 27, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sealy with Rev. Octavio Muguerza celebrating the funeral mass and rite of committal.

A Vigil wake service was held Monday, May 26, 2003 at 7 p.m. followed by a rosary from Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel in Sealy.

Interment was at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Sealy.

Pallbearers were Duke Gilleland, Steve Gilleland, Robert Heger, Charles Hluchan, Jr., David Marek and Mike Moore.

Born in Sealy, Texas Mary Elizabeth Hluchan was the daughter of Henry and Frances (Zaruba) Hluchan. She grew up in Sealy and attended the Sealy Catholic School. On January 16, 1944, the former Miss Hluchan and Mr. Buck Childers were married with ceremony held in San Marcos. Mary was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Sealy American Legion Auxiliary, Sealy KJZT and Sealy Catholic Daughters.

Mary Elizabeth Childers died Friday May 23, 2003 in Sealy, Texas.

Survived by her son and daughter-in-law Larry and Alice Childers from Richmond, Texas, sisters, brothers and their spouses Claudia Moore of Bellaire, Ann and Alvin Marek of Wallis, Charles and Lottie Hluchan of Sealy, Dorothy Gilleland of Temple, F.W. Hluchan of Sealy, grandchildren Lisa Burkhalter and husband Craig of Honolulu, Hawaii, and great grandchildren Camryn and Emma Burkhalter, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her parents Henry and Frances Hluchan, husband Buck Childres, two infant brothers William F. and Henry S. Hluchan, and an infant sister Frances M. Hluchan.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 705 S. Austin Street, Brenham, Texas 77833 or to the charity of your choice.

Funeral services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels, Sealy, Texas.

Posted by Joy Neely

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