Obituary of Hedwig Haas Smolka
Victoria Advocate Online
31 Dec 2001
Hedwig A. Smolka
December 31, 2001
Hedwig A. Smolka, 82, of Victoria, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2001.
She was born Jan. 23, 1919, in Lavaca County, to the late Frank and
Marie Grahmann Haas. She was a retired rancher and a Catholic.
Survivors: son, Frank Smolka of Fordtran; and two step-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: husband, Bohumil J. "B.J." Smolka; parents;
sisters, Margaret Etzler, Theresa Schraer and Martha Haas; and
brothers, Carl Haas, Joe Haas, Hubert Haas, Alphonse Haas and John
A rosary will be recited 7 p.m. Tuesday at Colonial Funeral Home
chapel on Red Rivers. Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady
of Victory Cathedral, the Rev. Kirby Hlavty officiating.
Entombment will be at Resurrection Mausoleum. Colonial Funeral Home,
Memorials: Our Lady of Victory School or Sacred Heart Catholic School