SHINER -- Mary Kovalcik, 80, of Shiner, died Sunday, Dec. 19,
She was born Oct. 19, 1919, in Yoakum, to the late Joseph Chomout and the
late Katerina Lekes. She was a member of KJZT, a member of American Legion
Auxiliary, a member of St.Cyril and Methodius Church and Altar Society. She was
formerly employed by Steve's Upholstery.
Survivors: daughter, Mary Michalec of Shiner; sons, Gus Kovalcik of
Wharton and John Kovalcik of Shiner; sister, Bessie Staehr of Yoakum; brothers,
James Chomout and Steve Chomout, both of Yoakum and Joe Chomout of El Campo;
eight grandchildren and one great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: parents and husband Gus Kovalcik.
A rosary will be recited 7:30 p.m. tonight at Buffington Funeral Home.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic
Church, the Rev. Gerry Cernoch officiating.
Burial will be at Shiner Catholic Cemetery. Buffington Funeral Home,
Shiner, (361) 594-3352.
Memorials: Shiner Catholic Schools.