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Funeral Services for Walter Frank Smidovec, 78, of Frydek, were held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 16, 2010 from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Frydek with Rev. Thuy Quang Nguyen and Rev. Eric Pitre concelebrating the Funeral Mass and Rite of Committal.

Interment was held in the Fulshear City Cemetery in Fulshear. Serving as pallbearers were Tom Teague, Billy Teague, Daniel Novosad, Brian Novosad, Jeremy Teague and Jimmy Smidovec.

Walter Frank Smidovec was born to parents, Frank and Christine Vaclavik Smidovec in Ellinger. He was raised in Frydek and attended school there.

Walter married Miss Dorothy Pate on Dec. 19, 1981 in Wallis.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Frydek.

Walter worked as a welder for J.D. Woods Rice Dryers in Brookshire and Dunbar Gravel Pit in Simonton.

Walter loved his wife Dorothy, his family and enjoyed fishing with his friends and family, he had many pictures of trophy catfish that he pulled out of the Brazos River.

Walter Frank Smidovec passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2010 in Sealy.

Survivors include his brother, Eugene Smidovec and wife Louise of San Felipe and a number of nieces and Nephews. 

Walter was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Christine Smidovec, wife Dorothy Pate Smidovec, sisters, Christine Svinky, Leona Teague, Jo Ann Novosad, Winnie Jurek and infant Mary Smidovec, brothers, Raymond, Frank, Jr., Arthur and Willie Smidovec.

Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel, 768 Fourth St., Sealy, Texas 77474 (979)885-3535. in charge of  services. Visit our web site at to sign the guest book or order a sympathy card.


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