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Bellville Times
Septmember 2003

Funeral services for Pauline Helen Surovcak, 93, of Sealy, Texas were held Tuesday, September 16, 2003 at 10 a.m. from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sealy with Rev. Octavio Muguerza celebrating the funeral mass and rite of committal. Interment was at Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery in Sealy.

Serving as pallbearers were Hank Hlavinka, Jason Hlavinka, Mark Gaskill, Matthew Gaskill, Greg Stuessel and Chris Vilfordi.

Born in Chappell Hill, Pauline was the daughter of Marion and Katherina (Michalak) Dzierzanowski. The family moved to the Rosenberg area when she was little. She attended Rosenberg schools. Pauline and Mr. Frank Richard Surovcak were married in Rosenberg, with ceremony held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. A lifelong homemaker, she was a faithful member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sealy.

Pauline Helen Surovcak died Friday, September 12, 2003 in Sealy.

She is survived by her daughters, Frances Gaskill and husband Harlon of Dalhart, Marge Hlavinka and husband Henry of East Bernard, Joan Stuessel and husband Harvey of Beaumont, twelve grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Pauline is preceded in death by her husband Frank Surovcak, son Frank Surovcak Jr., parents Marion and Katherina Dzierzanowski, sisters Rosie Janicki and Josephine Machala, brothers Tom, Lee, John and Anton Dzierzanowski and three infant siblings, Adam, Hattie and Mary.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapel, Sealy, Texas.

Posted by Joy Neely

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