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Natalie Bugaj Baranowski was born June 15, 1919, in Chappell Hill, the daughter of Steve and Hedwig Springer Bugaj.  She grew up in Chappell Hill, Buckhorn and the Cochran areas and attended schools in Sunny Stand, Washington County.

A Catholic by faith, Natalie was united in marriage to Anton Baranowski, on Nov. 1, 1938, in Chappell Hill.

She was a member of the St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Chappell Hill and was on the Altar Society of St. Stanislaus.  Natalie enjoyed quilting, fishing and taking short trips.

Natalie passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, in Bellville, at the age of 91.

She is survived by her daughter Sally Heflin and her husband, Lonnie, of Bellville; sons Joseph T. Baranowski and his wife, Mary, of Georgetown and Timothy Baranowski and his wife, Teresa, of Houston; grandchildren Steven Heflin and his wife, Dorinda, Susan Hood, Larry Heflin and his wife, Jade, Cody Baranowski, Christopher Davison and his wife, Candace, Ashley Siefert and Mitchell Baranowski and his wife, Rachael.

She is also survived by her great grandchildren David Heflin, Brandon Heflin, Amanda Heflin, Shantel Hood, Zachary Hood, Zabrina Hood, Kyndal Heflin, Luke Heflin, Ava Mae Baranowski and Michael Richardson; brothers Ernest Bugaj and his wife, Barbara and Steve Bugaj and his wife, Frances; sisters Angelina Bilski and Elizabeth Tarnowski; sister-in-law Emily Bugaj. Natalie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Walter, Max, Chester and Frank Bugaj and sister, Regina Cykala.

Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 from Schmidt Funeral Home in Bellville.

Rosary: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral Mass: 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Bellville with Father Tim Bucek, Celebrant.

Interment: St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery, Chappell Hil.

Pallbearers: Steven Heflin, Larry Heflin, Cody Baranowski, David Heflin, Christopher Davison, Brandon Heflin, Mitchell Baranowski                                                 Zachary Hood.                            

 Friends who wish may make

memorial gifts to the: Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, P.O. Box 808, Bellville, Texas 77418.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, P.O. Box 610, 12029 Hwy 36 South, Bellville, Texas 77418. (979)865-2424.

Posted by Joy Neely


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