Maggie (Twardowski) Bilski, 85, the widow of Billie
Bilski Sr., of
Sealy and a former resident of Brenham, died Friday,
Aug. 31, 2001
in a Houston hospital.
Maggie was born near Brenham in Washington County,
Feb. 12, 1916, the daughter of Chester and Mary
Twardowski. She was baptized, confirmed and received
Holy Communion in St. Marys Catholic Church in
she also attended the parish school.
On Nov. 17, 1937, she and Billie Bilski were married
in St. Marys.
Mrs. Bilski devoted her life to helping her husband on
the farm and
to being a mother to their children.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law Billie
Jr. and Betty
Bilski, Paul and Josie Bilski, Otto and Nancy Bilski,
Carolyn Bilski and Daniel Bilski; her daughters and
Barbara and Al Janda and Anita and John Swoboda.
Also surviving are her brother, Max Twardowski and her
Mary Matthew Twardowski and Martha Kubeczka; her
Barbara Twardowski and Agnes Twardowski.
She is further survived by a son-in-law, Larry
Okonski; and a
daughter-in-law, Theresa Bilski; 22 grandchildren and
who survive her: Dwayne and Lisa Bilski, Michelle and
Sheila and Russell Mundy, Craig Swoboda, Kristi and
Harris, Jeffrey Bilski, Alaina Bilski, Michael Bilski,
Lisa and Ryan
Swoboda, Keith Bilski, Calvin Bilski, Carol and Troy
and Ray Coufal, Jason Janda, Kimberly and Keith Riebe,
John Valentino, Daryl Okonski, DeLynn and Donnie
and Anthony Geraci, Alison Bilski, Jennifer Bilski and
Robyn Bilski; as do 14 great-grandchildren.
Along with her husband and parents, Mrs. Bilski was
death by her daughter, Valeria Okonski; as well as two
Andrew Bilski and Peter Bilski, and a daughter-in-law,
brothers Joe Twardowski, Willie Twardowski and Pete
a sister, Pelagia Twardowski Bilski; and her
Kubeczka and Stanley Bilski.
A wake service and rosary led by Msgr. Benedict
Zientek will be
prayed in Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main St.,
Texas, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2001 at 7 p.m.
The funeral Mass will be offered in St. Marys
Catholic Church, 701
Church St. in Brenham, Texas Monday, Sept. 3, 2001 at
Concelebrants will be Fr. Kevin Manion, Msgr. Boli
Benedict Zientek, Msgr. Ben Mazurkiewicz and Msgr.
Serving as pallbearers will be Patrick Bilski, Craig
Dwayne Bilski, Jason Janda, Michael Bilski, Daryl
Bilski and Calvin Bilski. Burial will follow in
The family suggests that memorial contributions be
made either to
St. Marys Catholic Church in Brenham, Texas, or to
County Emergency Medical Services.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of
Chapel; Brenham, Texas (979) 836-4564.
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