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Alex Osanik, 96, of Bellville, Texas, died peacefully on Oc. 17, 2010, at Kruse Village nursing home in Brenham.

He was born Sept. 21, 1914 in Astoria, Oregon, to Alex and Anna (Lauvert) Osanik. 

He served in the United States Navy from 1942 - 1946, and loved the small town life.

A member of the Bellville Historical Society, he conducted tours of the Jail Museum, and participated in other local activities. He could be found most weekday mornings having coffee with his friends at Newmans Bakery, and in the afternoon, reading the paper, enjoying his pipe or cigar in the garage. A man of few words, but endless wisdom. 

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Emily Shutt Osanik, of Bellville, formerly of Shreveport, La., one daughter Alexis L. Osanik, now of Bellville, formerly of Aurora, Colo., and one granddaughter, Summer M. Osanik-Bell, of Aurora, Colo. 

He chose to be cremated, a gathering of family and friends will be held at his home, 1190 S. Holland, Bellville, Texas 77418, on Friday Nov. 5, 2010, from 5 8 pm.

Donations may be made to the Animal Friends Shelter, 3808 Mill Creek Road, Bellville, Texas 77418.

Arrangements through Knesek Bros Funeral Chapel, 842 E. Main, Bellville, Texas 77418. Visit our website to sign the register book or to send a sympathy card.


Posted by Joy Neely


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