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 Joan Marie Viaclovsky Reuss went to be with her Lord on March 10, 2007, with
her ³girls² at her side.
Joan was preceded in death by her beloved parents, Theodore and Bessie
Viaclovsky and spouse Theodore A. Reuss, M.D.
She will be sorrowfully missed by her loving daughters Sharon Strickland of
New Braunfels and husband Allen, Yvonne Nickles of San Antonio and husband
Don, and Lauren Wichlep of LaPorte; Grandchildren Joseph A. Strickland of
Austin, Christopher A. Strickland of McQueeney, and Rachel Marie Maston of
San Antonio. She is also survived by her first husband and father of her
children Fred Wichlep of League City. Joan leaves a precious family of cats
and cherished friends and family both near and across the country.
Joan will be remembered for her strong love for her family, friends and
Her life was filled with music and she holds the distinction of
being the first woman to receive a degree in music from Sam Houston State
Teachers College. She taught music most of her life privately and in the
public school system as well as serving as choir director at St. John
Vianney and St. Cecilia¹s Catholic Churches in Houston.
 Joan was devoted to the Catholic Church and celebrated a fervent belief in
eternal life.
Her family extends heart felt thanks to the many friends who helped her
achieve her wish of living out her life in her home in Wallis.
Mass of the Resurrection was  held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2007, at
Guardian Angel Catholic Church. Pallbearers were Christopher Strickland,
Joseph Strickland, Leon Viaclovsky, Syl Viaclovsky, Ron Viaclovsky and
Mickey Porter.. Interment followed at Wallis City Cemetery. Memorials may be
made to
Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN)
Funeral services were held under the direction of Knesek and Sons Funeral
Home, Wallis, Texas  77485  (979)478-6311.
Posted by Joy Neely


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