Obituary of John Michna
10 Jun 1965
John J. Michna Funeral Services Held In Cameron
John J. Michna of Cameron passed away in the Newton Memorial Hospital
Sunday, May 16, 1965 at 11:40 a.m. where he had been a patient since
January 3, 1965. Prior to this he had been hospitalized on several
occasions. He attained the age of 73 years, 10 months and 22 days.
Funeral services were held from the Marek-Burns Funeral Home and
continued at St. Monica's Catholic Church, Wednesday, May 18, with
the Rev. Edward Dokupil officiating. The Rev. John Geiser was also
present in the sanctuary. Burial was in St. Monica's Cemetery.
Rosary was recited at the funeral home chapel Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Mr. Michna was born at Moravia, Lavaca County, Texas, June 24, 1891,
the son of Joseph and Petrolina (Holec) Michna, both natives of
Czechoslovakia. He spent his young boyhood at Moravia and later
moved with his parents to Yoakum where his father passed away. In
1920 he moved to Shiner where he was employed at S. B. Welhausen and
Co. for a time.
Mr. Michna was married to Miss Frances Ermis on November 24, 1936 at
Marah, Texas, near Cameron, by the Rev. Edward Kacer. The couple
made their home with her father for sometime and then moved to
Cameron where he did carpenter work until his health failed about
three years ago.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. John (Frances) Michna of Cameron; four
brothers, Frank Michna of Flatonia, Joe Michna of Shiner, Anton
Michna of Yoakum, James Michna of Dallas; and four sisters, Mrs. J.
R. (Frances) Mikesh, Mrs. Frank (Anna) Cervenka, Misses Agnes and
Sophia Michna, all of Shiner.
He was preceded in death by his father, who passed away June 5, 1902;
his mother, who died December 15, 1941 and two infant brothers.
Submitted by Brenda Lincke Fisseler
Posted by Matt Cross