Funeral services for Frances Isabella Martisek, 77, of Wallis, were held Wednesday, March 22, 2006 from Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Wallis, with the Rev. Richard Johnston, S.C.J., celebrating the funeral mass and rite of committal. She died Saturday, March 18, 2006 at Memorial Herman Southwest Hospital in Houston. Interment was at Guardian Angel Cemetery. Pallbearers service were Alvin Konvicka, Jr., David Konvicka, Steven Konvicka, Oscar Lester Jr., Leo Marek and Jody Brazda. Honorary pallbearers were Gary E. Hope, Jr., Dan Harvey Martisek, Jr., Edward L. Teague, Jr., Sean Olsen, Dwayne G. Sabrsula, Drake Allen Rios, Devin K. Gonzales, and Kayden R. Sabrsula. Frances Isabella Martisek was born February 26, 1929 in Brenham, to the parents of Steve and Pearl Baranowski, Frances was the fourth child out of six children born to Steve and Pearl Baranowski, Rosie Resiner (deceased), Agnes Konvicka, Ignac Baranowski (deceased), Frank Baranowski (deceased) and B.B. Ann Marek. Frances was united in marriage to Daniel Martisek, March 4, 1946. They had three children -- Kathryn Jean Brooks and husband Lee, Dan Harvey Martisek and wife Sharon, and Dianna Lynn Schumacher and husband Donald; ten grandchildren, five great granchildren, and one great great grandchild. Frances and Daniel were united in marriage for 54 years, until the time of his death. Frances was a wife, mother, grandmother, and was also employed with Sealy Medical Hospital as a dietitian for many years. She enjoyed going to church, bingo, baking bread, cooking and taking care of her house plants and her two dogs. She was a member of KJZT and guardian Angel Catholic Church. Grandchildren were Terry Ann Olsen and husband Sean; Gary E. Hope Jr and wife Carrie, Leann R. Martisek, Harvest Lenee Teague, Shauna Lynn Teague, Lisa Marie Hosonback, Dan Harvey Martisek Jr., Edward Teague Jr. and Bethany and Mandy Schumacher. Great-grandchildren: Veneise Lenee Sabrsula, Dwayne G. Sabrsula, Drake Allen Rios, Devin K. Gonzales and Reagan M. Korenek. Great-great-grandchildren: Kayden R. Sabrsula. She was preceded in death by her husband Daniel Martisek; parents Steve and Pearl Baranowski; brothers Ignac and Frank Baranowski and sister Rosie Reisner. Arrangements by Knesek Family Funeral Chapels.
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