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Schulenburg Sticker
24 Apr 1959

Last Rites held for Mr. Frank J. Janek at Praha on Thursday

Frank J. Janek of the Praha community passed away in the Wagner hospital in Shiner April 14 , 1959 after having been ill for only a short time. He had reached the age of 77 years, three months and 11 days.

Funeral services were held at Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia on April 16 at 9:00 a.m. with continued services at Praha Catholic Church.

Pallbearers were Ben and Elbin Matula, Elbin Janek, Boniface Okruhlik, Edwin and Bernard Grieve, all nephews of the deceased.

Mr. Janek was born January 3, 1882 in Europe, the son of Frank and Marie Janek. At the age of three he came to this county with his parents and they settled in Lavaca County near Praha.

On October 29, 1907 he was united in marriage with Matilda Grieve at Praha and the young couple settled in the Praha Community were Mr. Janek was engaged in farming. He was a member of the Praha Catholic Church and Sons of Hermann lodge.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Frank Janek of Praha, five daughters, Mrs. Chas (Emilie) Halata of Halletsville, Mrs. Emil (Anna) Schacherl of Shiner, Mrs. Johnnie (Victoria) Lev of Schulenburg, Mrs. Adolph (Olga) Masek and Mrs. Chas (Bridget) Lev of Flatonia, four sons, Louis Janek of Moulton, Emil Janek of Weimar, Henry Janek of Columbus and Ernest Janek of Schulenburg, two sisters Mrs. Frank (Emil) Matula and Mrs. Joe (Mary) Matula, both of Corpus Christi one brother Elbin Janek of Floresville 20 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Posted by Matt Cross
Submitted by Larry Berkenhoff


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