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75605obit: Helen Louise Menefee Gavranovic

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  • Rosemary Ermis
    Aug 25, 2014

      Helen Louise Gavranovic passed away on Thursday July, 17 in San Antonio, Texas.

      Helen was born July 2, 1937 in Red Bluff, Tx. The daughter of George Washington Menefee and Eva Bell (Pixley) Menefee. On September 20, 1966 she was united in marriage to LeeRoy Charles Gavranovic until his death on December 5, 1996. After raising her three children, Helen enjoyed many years fishing and spending time with friends at Lake Somerville. Helen continued her life at Lake Somerville until she became ill in 2007 and moved to Hondo to be closer to her daughter. It was there she spent her last 7 years laughing and telling stories, winning many rummy games and watching game shows along with Joel Olsteen with her grandchildren. She also loved cheering on Tony Parker and the Spurs with her family as well as listening to DaJuanna coach her basketball games on the radio. Helen loved to share her vintage sayings and her unique outlook on life as well as always being willing to share her honest opinion when asked.

      Survivors include her Daughter; DaJuanna and son-in-law Jody  Denton of Hondo Texas, Sons; Cody Gavranovic of Hemphill Texas and Charles Gavranovic of Deer Park Texas. Her brothers Marvin Menefee of Magnolia Texas and Doug Menefee of LaGrange Texas, along with several nieces and nephews . Grandchildren include; Lauren, Bailey, Chase and Tyler Denton, Makayla, Brandin, CJ and Shelby Gavranovic.

      Strickland Funeral Home