from The Sealy News Friday, June 9,
Allen R. Talas, 53 of East Bernard, died June 3 in
East Bernard following an extended illness.
A rosary was recited June 5 at Holy Cross Catholic
Church in East Bernard, and a funeral mass was held June 6 Holy Cross Catholic
Church in East Bernard with Father Don Ruppert officiating. Burial
followed in the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in East Bernard.
Pallbearers were his close friends and honorary
pallbearers were his nieces and nephews.
Mr. Talas was born on July 19, 1952 in East
Bernard, son of the late Joe Frank Talas Sr. and Lucy Francis Orsak
He was a life-long resident of East Bernard and a
member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in East Bernard. He graduated from
East Bernard High School in 1970 and received a BS Degree in Agriculture from
Sam Houston State University. He married Elaine Faye Pelzel on September
30, 1978 in East Bernard and she preceded him in death on Aug. 8,
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council
2500 in East Bernard. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and
Mr. Talas was also preceded in death by his
Survivors include his mother, Lucy Talas of East
Bernard; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joyce and Gary Eckelberg of Sealy, Yvonne
Naiser of East Bernard and Patsy and Charles Verm of Sealy; brothers and
sisters-in-law, James Talas of East Bernard, Joe Frank Talas Jr. and wife Linda
of Hungerford and Kenneth and Angelia Talas of East Bernard; one godchild and
numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of usual remembrances the family requests
memorials to Holy Cross Catholic Church, P.O. Box 1325, East Bernard, TX
Funeral services were under the direction of the
Wharton Funeral Home.
Submitted by Rosemary