Funeral services for Tracy Sklar, 97, of Sealy were held Wednesday, October
22, 2003 at 11 a.m. from the Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel in Sealy with Rev.
Eldon Sheffer officiating.
Pallbearers for the service were Johnnie Sklar,
Jim Faber, Bubba Whitley, Chris Felcman, Jeff Felcman, and James Vavrecka
with honorary pallbearer James Floyd. Graveside funeral service followed at
2 p.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Rosenberg.
The former Miss Tracy Jancik was born to parents Josef and Anna Gabrys
Jancik in Moravia, Czechoslovakia. Her family moved to the United States
passing thru the Port of Galveston, Texas in November 15, 1908. Tracy was
raised in the farming communities of East Bernard and Wharton, Texas where
she also attended school.
On June 27, 1927, she married John Sklar in
Wharton. Tracy and John made their home in Wallis where they farmed and ran
the Sklar Grocery Store and Meat Market first in East Bernard and later in
Wallis. Mrs. Sklar was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Sealy
and the S.P.J.S.T. Lodge #28 in East Bernard.
Tracy Sklar died Saturday, October 18, 2003 in Katy.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Delores and Francis Felcman of
Rosenberg; son Johnny Sklar and special friend Nita Wright of Houston;
sisters Frances Bose of Bay City and Louise Harris of Dallas; grandchildren
and spouses Sherry Whitley and Bubba, Johnnie Sklar Jr. and Rose, Judy Faber
and Jim, Mary Kay Floyd and James, Chris Felcman and Nancy and Jeff Felcman;
eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Josef and Anna Jancik; husband
John V. Sklar; sister, Mary Marzek, Stephanie Hajducek, Julia Heil and Lydia
Shenkier; brothers Henry, John, Joe and Jerry Jancik and daughter in law
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 526
Hardeman, Sealy, Texas 77474.
Funeral services were held under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral
Chapel of Sealy.
Posted by Joy Neely