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Funeral services for Hazel Holba, 84, were held at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 at the First Baptist Church in Bellville with the Rev. Steve Olsen officiating.

Interment was in the Washam Family Cemetery in Buckhorn.  Pallbearers were Gene Wiestruck, Odis Maresh, Dennis Steck, Stacey Holba, John Holba, Kevin Holba and Larry Wiestruck.

Hazel Holba was born in Buckhorn Community, to parents John E. and Alice (Crawford) Washam. She was raised in Buckhorn and attended Bellville Schools.

On March 20, 1945 the former Miss Hazel Washam was joined in marriage to Mr. Lessing Holba with a ceremony held in Bellville. She was a homemaker. Hazel was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Bellville. 

She is survived by her sons, Gary Holba and wife JoAnn of Oak Hill and Mikel Holba and wife Christine of Bellville, sisters, Marie Brune and husband Herbert of Sealy and Hettie Falk of Bellville, seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren and numberous nieces and nephews. 

Preceded in death by her parents, John and Alice Washam, husband Lessing Holba, brothers, Tom Washam and John Washam, sisters, Louise Wiestruck, Charlowe Cannon and Varnell Jasek.

Memorial gifts may be made to First Baptist Church Benevolent Fund or Animal Friends Shelter, P.O. Box 615, Bellville, Texas 77418 .

Knesek Funeral Home in Bellville in charge of arrangements: and at
Posted by Joy Neely



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