Funeral services for Calvin Charles Ekarius, Sr., 63, of Sealy, were
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2003 at 2 p.m. from St. John Lutheran Church in
Bellville with the Rev. H. Eldon Akerman officiating. Interment was
Cemetery in Sealy.
Pallbearers for the service were Gene Remmert, Vernon Ekarius,
Kaminski, Bruce Dittert, Melvin Klatt, Frank Bohac, Robert Trefney
Born in Sealy, Calvin was the son of Emanuel J. Ekarius and Welda
Ekarius. He attended Peters Hacienda Grade School and graduated
Mr. Ekarius served his country in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S.
during the Vietnam Era.
Calvin was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville,
Union Local #2232, the Machinist and Aerospace Union in Houston, and
Polka Lovers Klub of America where he was chosen Prince in 1999.
He worked for F.M.C. Valve Company in Houston, and for 16 years he
On March 21, 1998, Calvin and the former Miss Mary Beyer were
ceremony held in Bellville.
Calvin Charles Ekarius, Sr., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2003 in Sealy.
Survived by his daughters Connie Leschper of Sealy, Sally Blair and
Kenneth of El Campo, son Calvin C. Ekarius, Jr. and wife Angel of
sister and brother-in-law Vernell and Kermit Ditters of Sealy,
brother-in-law Emilian Kaminski of Sealy, grandchildren Sara
Blair, Joseph Ekarius and a number of nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his parents Emanuel and Welda Ekarius, wife
Ekarius, sister Darlien Kaminski and twin brother Marvin Ekarius.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 520
Holland, Bellville, Texas 77418, Hospice Brazos Valley, 705 South
Brenham, Texas 77833, or Polka Lovers Klub of America, P.O. Box 421
Flatonia, Texas 78941.
Services were under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels,
Posted by Joy Neely