Evelyn (Wienke) Janecek was born Feb. 2, 1919, in the Star Hill Community of Austin County, Texas, the daughter of Louis and Olga (Zanek) Wienke. She married E.J. Janecek, Jr. on June 21, 1939, in Bellville. A longtime resident of Bellville, she was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church and the womenıs afternoon circle of WELCA. She was a past member of the Austin County Extension Homemakers, a past director of the Austin County Fair Association and a founding member of the Bluebonnet Garden Club. She has been a resident of LaGrange since 1994. Mrs. Janecek passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006, at St. Mark Medical Center in LaGrange at the age of 87 years and 17 days. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband. Survivors include: daughter, Jeanenne Klesel and husband Michael of LaGrange; son, W.J. Janecek and wife Mary Lou of Lake Jackson; (4) granddaughters, Sara Klesel and Micah Klesel, both of Austin; Megan Janecek and Meredith Janecek, both of Lake Jackson; sister, Osie Huebner Lock of Bellville; sister-in-law, Dolores Coufal of Bellville; (2) nieces, (2) nephews, (3) great-nieces and (1) great-great niece. Memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville. Graveside services 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006 at Oak Knoll Cemetery in Bellville with a Celebration of Life Service following at 3 p.m. from St. John Lutheran Church with Pastors Jennie Jones and David Henske officiating. Funeral arrangements by Koenig & Strickland in LaGrange and Knesek Family Funeral Service in Bellville.
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