37432Obituary Lillie Ann Konvicka Horecka
- Jan 31, 2008Waco Tribune-Herald
Jan 31, 2008
Lillie Ann Horecka
Oct 18, 1948-Jan. 28, 2008
Lillie Ann Horecka, 59, of Lake Jackson, died early Monday, Jan. 28, 2008 at
a Houston hospital following a prolonged illness. Funeral services will be
10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at St. Mary's Catholic Church near Hallettsville.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Kubena Funeral Home in
Hallettsville, with a rosary to be recited that night at 7 p.m. Burial will
be at St. Augustine Catholic Cemetery. and a reception at Blase's Hall
Born Oct 18, 1948 to Victor and Viola Konvicka of Hallettsville. Lillie
helped with her family farm and was a regular in the family's Worthing Brass
Band before leaving to Southwest Texas University in San Marcos, where she
earned degrees in math and science, and later, a masters' degree in
education from the University of Houston. She devoted her career to
teaching young people, working with children and student teachers at schools
in Port Lavaca, Gonzales, Yoakum, Rice, Consolidated, Bloomington, Wharton
Palacios and Lake Jackson, many of whom still kept close contact with her
even after her 2004 retirement brought her 36 years in education to a close.
Lillie was a caring wife and mother who enjoyed the outdoors and visiting
the family farm as often as possible. She was a lifelong member of the
Texas State Teachers Asociation, Texas Czech Heritage Society and a member
of St. Michael Catholic Church in Lake Jackson.
Lillie leaves behind her devoted husband of 37 years, James Horecka of Lake
Jackson; her mother Viola Konvicka of Hallettsville; one son, Bobby Horecka
and wife Traci, of China Spring; three grandchildren, Cheyanne Mathis,
Bradley Horecka and Aryn Rose Horecka, all of China Spring; one sister,
Irene Remlinger and husband Chuck of Katy; one brother-in-law, David Horecka
and wife Brenda of Victoria; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts and
Memorials may be made to donor's choice.
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