64380obit: Lucy Bily Lednicky
- Jun 24, 2012
Lucy Bily Lednicky, a resident of Ammannsville, died on Wednesday, May 16 at 11:15 a.m. in Hallettsville of pancreatic cancer. She reached the age of 84 years, 2 months, 23 days.
The funeral was held on Saturday, May 19 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Ammannsville, with Rev. John Bily and Rev. Tim Kosler officiating. Pallbearers were grandsons Curtis Roensch, Stephen Roensch, Francis Ivy Stoute, Benjamin Stoute, Jim Schneider and Brett Vasek. Interment was in St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Ammannsville.
Rosary was said on Friday, May 18 at 7 p.m. at Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home, led by Rev. Bily.
Born at Praha on Feb. 23, 1928, she was the daughter of Frank and Rosie (Okruhlik) Bily. She married Vaclav “Jim” Lednicky in Praha on Nov. 21, 1951. A lifelong resident of Fayette County, she lived in Praha until the age of 23, and in Ammannsville until her death. She was a housewife, factory worker and CNA from ages 60-72. Mrs. Lednicky was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Ammannsville, KJZT and Ammannsville Altar Society.
“Mom was known as a sweet, caring person by all who knew her. She cared for her parents and gave up her dream of a nursing career to help them,” her family writes. “She always put others before herself.”
Mrs. Lednicky is survived by three daughters, Peggy Roensch of Ammannsville, Karen Mudd and husband Kelly of Hallettsville, and Jane Schneider and husband John of Praha; two sons, James Lednicky and wife Sandra of Schulenburg, and Jesse Lednicky and wife Nancy of Plum; two sisters, Monica Bily Melnar of Hungerford and Sister Rita Rose Bily of Our Lady of the Lake Convent in San Antonio; a brother, Rev. John C. Bily of Weimar; 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; a brother, Msgr. Edward Bily; and a grandson, Wade Roensch.
The family requests memorials be sent to Hospice of South Texas, Hallettsville, or the charity of one's choice.
Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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