Funeral services for Beatrice “Bea” Motl Knesek, 87, of Wallis , Texas are at 10 am Saturday,
October 15, 2011 at Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Wallis with Rev. Thuy Quang Nguyen celebrating the Funeral Mass and Rite of Committal. Interment in the
Guardian Angel Mausoleum. Pallbearers for the service are Rob Hanssen, David King, Jim Zarzour, Thomas Galasso, Eric Mikes, Ryan Knesek, Tanner Hanssen
and Braden Frantz.
Bea passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 in Sealy, Texas after a long battle with Alzheizmers.
Miss Beatrice Marie Motl was born on February 20, 1924 in Wallis , Texas to parents, Willie C. and
Antonie J. Janosky Motl. She was raised in Wallis and graduated from Wallis High School in 1941 and was joined in marriage to Mr. Rudolph John Knesek on
January 6, 1942. She was a member of Guardian Angel Catholic Church in Wallis and was baptized and married from the same Church. Bea was always involved in
athletics with all five of her children, she enjoyed crochet and made many a sweater and afghan for her grandchildren and children and was an excellent
seamstress and loved her vegetable garden.
Survivors in include her husband of 69 years R.J. “Rudy” Knesek, daughters, Elaine Shoemake
and husband David of Belton, Texas, Clarice Lane and husband Mike of Katy, sons, Jim Knesek and wife Tommie of Sealy, Gary Knesek and wife Linda of New Ulm,
and Mark Knesek and wife Katheryn of Frisco, grandchildren, Robin Hanssen and husband Rob, Amanda Zarzour and husband Jim, Monica Mikes and husband Eric,
Lorie Galasso and Husband Thomas, Jr., Kerry King and husband David, Ryan and Morgan Knesek, great grandchildren, Tanner and Makenna Hanssen, Meagan, Lauren
and Emily Zarzour, Erin and Braden Frantz, Payton Kaiser, Torren King, Elana and Elyse Mikes. She was preceded in death by her parents Willie and Antonie Motl
and son Dennis John Knesek. Memorial donations may be made to charity of choice.
Posted by Joy Neely