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Ludwig J. Sodolak, Sr., 85, passed away on Jan.y 3, 2011 in Katy.

Funeral services were held on Friday, Ja. 7, 2011 at 11 a.m. from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Frydek with the Rev. Thuy Quang Nguyen celebrating the funeral mass and rite of committal.

Interment followed in the St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Frydek Serving as pallbearers were his grandsons, John Sodolak, Nathan Sodolak, Josh Novicke, Nick Novicke, Jacob Novicke, Jeremy Novicke, Robbie Bozeman, and close family friend Larry Novicke.  Honorary pallbearers were his grandsons Camp Sodola, Grey Sodolak, Greg Kasberg, Chris Mallett, and CW2 Steven Colburn, who is currently serving our country in the United States Army in Afghanistan, and his close friends Melvin Klatt, Sr., and Michael Kubricht.

Ludwig is survived by his children, L.J. Sodolak, Jr and wife Terry of Frydek, Marvin Sodolak of Bellville, Michelle Ladd and husband Peter of Sealy, Sharon Gerland and husband Larry of Sealy, Jacqueline Klatt and husband Ray of Bastrop and Dominic Sodolak and wife Leah of Rosenberg, sister, Mary Eder and husband Marion of Needville, brother, Albert J. Sodolak and wife Doris of Frydek, brothers-in-law, Wilbert Saha and wife Cynthia of Frydek and Edwin Saha of Sealy, grandchildren, John Sodolak and wife Tiffany, Rebecca Colburn and husband Steven, Nathan Sodolak and wife Erin, Stacey Kasberg and husband Greg, Rachel Novicke and fiancé Chris Mallett, Josh Novicke and wife Heather, Nick Novicke and wife Kristen, Jacob Novicke and wife Amanda, Jeremy Novicke and fiancée Kimi Lingenfelder, Lacey Bozeman and husband Robbie, Katie Gerland, Jennie Klatt, Madison Klatt, Camp Sodolak and Grey Sodolak, step grandson, Logan Lueck,  Twelve great grandchildren, and close family friends Melvin and Johnnie Klatt, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, Charles S. and Julia Sodolak, wives, Loretta Sodolak and Evelyn Sodolak, sister, Lillie Manna and brother, Charlie Sodolak. 

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 442, PO Box 442, Sealy, Texas 77474 or to the charity of choice.

Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Home, Sealy, Texas 979-885-3535.

Posted by Joy Neely


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