Krenek Edna Emma Zettel Krenek was born March 20, 1927, in Bellville to parents Chas J. and Albina Chaloupka Zettel. She grew up and attended school in Nelsonville. Edna married Jerry Krenek in Elgin, Texas. They have made their home in Industry and have been members of the Nelsonville Brethren Church. Edna enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, gardening and traveling. She passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, in a Bryan hospital at the age of 80. She is survived by her husband Jerry Krenek of Industry; stepchildren Jerry Krenek Jr. of Freeport, Jerry Wayne Krenek of Columbus and Wanda Bray and her husband, Glen, of Weimar; numerous step-grandchildren; sister Theresa Stark and her husband, Quintes Sr. of Nelsonville; brothers Lawrence Zettel and Charlie Zettel and his wife, Darlene, also of Nelsonville, and Henry Zettel and his wife, Susan, of Alief; nieces Lisa Kaspar and her husband, Gregory, of Nelsonville and Tammy Rich of Alief; nephew Quintes Stark Jr. and his wife, Elida, of Nelsonville; great nieces Lilly Kaspar, Ashley Stark and Mikayla Stark, all of Nelsonville, and Amanda Rich of Alief; great nephew Quintes Stark, III of Nelsonville; and many other dear friends and relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Elgin and James Zettel and sisters Albina and Annie Zettel. Funeral service was 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007 at Nelsonville Brethren Church with the Rev. Michael Groseclose officiating. Interment was in the National Cemetery in Nelsonville. Pallbearers were A.Z. Zettel, David Svrcek, Eugene Krenek, James Schimara, Michael Krenek and Richard Kudlacek. Honorary pallbearers were Quintes Stark Jr., Gregory Kaspar and Quintes Stark III. I lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to Nelsonville Brethren Church, 332 Nelsonville Church Rd., Bellville, Texas 77418. Schmidt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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