Funeral services for Gary Paul Kolafa, 46, of East Bernard, were held Thursday, December 7, 2006 at 2 p.m. at Holy Cross Church in East Bernard with Rev. Don Ruppert celebrating the Funeral Mass and Rite of Committal. Interment was at the Holy Cross Cemetery in East Bernard. Pallbearers serving were Brent Kolafa, Colt Lee Miller, Mark Pribyl, Ladgie Zotyka, Brian Rihn, Timmy Rihn and Steven Keller. Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Munoz and Glenn Pribyl. Born in East Bernard, Gary was the son of Tony Kolafa and Cecelia (Martinez) Kolafa. He was raised in east Bernard and attended East Bernard High School. Gary worked as a pattern maker in the oil field equipment business for WKH. He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in East Bernard. Gary Paul Kolafa died Sunday, December 3, 2006 in Houston, Texas. He is survived by his father Tony Kolafa of East Bernard, daughter Kyla Kolafa of Alexander, LA., son Jacob Kolafa of East Bernard, sister Patsy Marik and husband Keith of East Bernard, brothers Wayne Kolafa and wife Suzy of Victoria, and Anthony Kolafa and wife Lupe of East Bernard. Preceded in death by his mother Cecelia (Martinez) Kolafa. Arrangement under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels.
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