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LIDDIE ZEMANEK PAVELKA
Graveside services for Liddie Zemanek Pavelka, 92, of Dallas, will be at 11
a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at Hawley Cemetery near Blessing. She
requested that all attend a Celebration of Life Reception at the Blessing
Hotel immediately following the gravesite services.
Mrs. Pavelka was born Jan. 8, 1913 in Guy, Tex. to Josef and Kristina Huff
Zemanek. She died Sept. 10, 2005 at her home in Dallas.
She is survived by her sisters, Martha Johnston, Sidney Bridewell, brother
Joe Zemanek and wife Maurine, Victor's wife, Lydia and many nieces and
She was preceded in death by her husband, James, and brother, Victor
Liddie was a Sokol Gymnast under her father's instruction for 12 years. She
graduated Salutatorian from Blessing High School and later from Shamburger
Business College in Dallas. Liddie moved to Dallas at the age of 17. She
worked for Louis B. Hosek as secretary and continued her gymnastics
instruction. In 1933 she began working for General Electric Lamp Department
retiring 30 years later as secretary/ assistant to the District Manager. In
1959, James and Liddie founded Prudential Air Conditioning, Inc., which
operated for 12 years. James was President and Liddie was
Secretary/Treasurer. They retired at the age of 57 and enjoyed retirement
for 26 years. Liddie was a member of Dallas Krouzek Circle of Czech Women
for 35 years, Ennis Sewing Circle for 30 years, and Professional Secretary
Chapter of Dallas for 48 years. Liddie was an avid reader. She loved flowers
and animals. She lived as a spirited, independent, and self-sufficient
person. She will be greatly !
missed, but her love, kindness, and generosity to others will be remembered
always. She was at peace her last days and was ready to be with the Lord
when He called.
She wished to thank everyone for the prayers, cards, phone calls, and visits
during her illness. Special thanks to her caregivers: Nieces Linda Waldo and
Cathy VandenEykel, brother Joe Zemanek, sister Sidney Bridewell, friend Paul
Bilger, and Eunice Denenga. She thanks her special friends Freddy and Connie
Schweizer, Elli Garrison, Esther and Bob Cunningham, and Micki Conway for
participating in her life. Pallbearers were nephews Victor Joe Zemanek, John
Zemanek, Robert Zemanek, Jerry Zemanek, David Bridewell and Jim Snyder.
Honorary pallbearers were Rick Waldo, Ike VandenEykel, Ray Snow, Mark Nunley
and Ernie Joe Huff.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: SPJST Fraternal Organization,
Library, Archives, and Museum P.O. Box 100, Temple, Texas 76503.
The Palacios Beacon
September 14, 2005
Matagorda County, Texas