Funeral services for Amy Rose Mikeska, 79, of Bellville, were held Friday, August 27, 2004, at 11 a.m. from St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville with the Rev. Jennie Jones and the Rev. David Henske officiating. Interment was at National Cemetery near Nelsonville. Serving as pallbearers for the service were Jim O'Jibway, Harold Mueller, Steven Jackson, Charles Crawford, Larry Remmert, Herbert Schumann, A.C. Pacher and Ernie Koy, Jr. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Men's Choir, Kirby Klump, Sr. and Max Nehrkorn. She was born Rose Amy Grubb on October 18, 1924 in Fairmont, Nebraska, to the late Ralph C. and Nellie C. Grubb. After growing up in Wilbur, Nebraska, she attended the University of Nebraska. She married Calvin J. Mikeska in Salina, Kansas on April 22, 1944. Amy was a mother and homemaker. She taught in Saline County, Nebraska, and worked as an office manager for Arning Well Service in Bellville. She taught piano and organ to a generation of Bellville children. Amy was a member of the VFW and American Legion Auxiliaries. She also was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church as a member of Ruth Circle, Choir Director, Sunday School and Bible School teacher, Bible School Superintendent, Christmas Program Director, and Pianist. A resident of Bellville since 1944, she had lived in Wimberly for the past five months. Rose Amy Mikeska died Monday, August 23, 2004, at Seton Medical Center in Austin. Survivors include her sons, Ron and his wife Bambi of Charlotte, North Carolina, Don and his wife Priscilla of Georgetown; daughter, Jenelle Flocke and her husband Bob of Wimberley; and four grandchildren, Kathy Flocke of New Braunfels, and Jennison, Bradlee and Rylan Mikeska, all of Charlotte, North Carolina. She is preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Mikeska; her brother, William Henry Grubb; and granddaughter, Theresa Lynne Flocke. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Lutheran Church Trust Fund, 520 N. Holland, Bellville, TX 77418; Bellville General Hospital, P.O. Box 977, Bellville, TX 77418; or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 501, Bellville, TX 77418. Funeral services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels, Bellville.
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