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Dr. Edward F. Pesek




BAY CITY - Dr. Edward F. Pesek, MD, 80, of Bay City, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009. He was born May 1, 1929, in Wharton, to Frank J. Pesek and Agnes Studney Pesek. He was a 1955 graduate of the Baylor College of Medicine and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Alice Elizabeth Yoakum Pesek; his brother, Robert Pesek; and his cousin, Henry Studney.

He is survived by his dear friends: Diane Tyra, Marilyn Bonner, and Frederick Garcia, and numerous cousins. He is also survived by his friends and colleagues, Dr. James E. Cowart, MD and Dr. Joseph N. Cannon, MD.

A rosary was held at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2009 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. The funeral Mass will be held 9 a.m. today, Oct. 17, 2009 at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Rev. Casey Jarzombek officiating. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.

Pallbearers will be Frederick Garcia, Robert Farley, Kirk Carr, Don Simons, Elizabeth Bridges, Francis Comeaux, and Garrett Comeaux.

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Alice Elizabeth Ellis Pesek

Funeral services for Alice Elizabeth Pesek, 62, of Bay City were scheduled for 2 p. m. today at Sixth Street Church of Christ with Shan Jackson of Palacios officiating. Burial to follow at Cedarvale Cemetery, Bay City.

Mrs. Pesek was born July 23, 1927, in Hope, Ark., to William Luther and Alice Viola King Ellis and died Jan. 27, 1990, at Matagorda General Hospital.

She was a member of the Sixth Street Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Edward F. Pesek of Bay City; a son and daughter-in-law, Kendall and Nancy Yocum of Casa Grande, Ariz.; two sisters, Dorothy Cook and Jeanette Sliva of Bay City; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers include Gary Simons, Frank James, Richard Starnes, Steve Sliva, Jesse Jackson, Joey Sliva, Frank Baker and Charles Ryan.

Services are under the direction of Dick R. Elkins, Bay City Funeral Home.

Daily Tribune, Jan. 29? 1990

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