Obituary of Bernard Janak
Victoria Advocate Online
1 Jul 2003
Bernard S. Janak
July 1, 2003
HALLETTSVILLE - Bernard S. Janak, 80, of Hallettsville, died Sunday,
June 29, 2003.
He was born Aug. 20, 1922, in Wied, to the late Valentine and Aloisie
Smolik Janak. He was a construction helper for Dan Janak's
Construction Company in Flatonia and worked as a service store clerk.
He had worked at the gin at Wied and was a member of St. Mary's
Catholic Church. He was a veteran of World War II and was a member of
the KJT, Yoakum chapter of DAV and the Sweet Home chapter of the
American Legion. He served in the Army Air Corps and was sent to the
mechanic school in Georgia to learn to repair trainer planes.
Survivors: daughter, Cordelia Rau of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two
Preceded in death by: parents; sisters, Sophie Opela and Victoria
Motal; and brothers, Steve Janak, Fred Janak, Nick Janak, Lukas
Janak, Bohumil Janak, Paul Janak and Albert Janak.
Visitation will begin 11:30 a.m. today at Kubena Funeral Home chapel.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. tonight at the funeral home chapel
and 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. John
Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery. Kubena Funeral Home,
Memorials: Hospice of South Texas or St. Mary's Church.