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    Obituary of Pete Capak Victoria Advocate Online 1 Jan 2003 Pete T. Capak January 1, 2003 HALLETTSVILLE - Pete T. Capak, 87, of Hallettsville, died Tuesday,
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      Obituary of Pete Capak
      Victoria Advocate Online
      1 Jan 2003

      Pete T. Capak

      January 1, 2003

      HALLETTSVILLE - Pete T. Capak, 87, of Hallettsville, died Tuesday,
      Dec. 31, 2002.
      He was born Dec. 20, 1915, in Lavaca County, to the late Joseph and
      Frances Janacek Capak. He served in the military during WWII and the
      Normandy Invasion, receiving the Bronze Star with one oak leaf
      cluster, the Purple Heart with two oak leaf clusters, the Good
      Conduct Medal, the American Campaign Medal, the Europe/African/Middle
      East Campaign Medal with three bronze battle stars and the WWII
      Victory Medal. He was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of
      Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, KJT and Sacred Heart Church
      of Hallettsville. He was a farmer and rancher in the Breslau area.

      Survivors: wife, Lorraine Kubecka Capak; daughters, Margaret Herchek
      of Yoakum, Virginia Ruschhaupt of Cuero and Claudia Williams of
      Hallettsville; sister, Agnes Schoellman of New Braunfels; and three
      grandchildren.

      Preceded in death by: parents; sisters, Mary Appelt and Cecilia
      Starustka; and brothers, Steve Capak and Adolph Capak.

      Visitation will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Kubena Funeral Home chapel.

      A rosary will be recited 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home chapel
      and 1:30 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church. Services will be 2 p.m.
      Friday at the church, the Msgr. Balty Janacek officiating.

      Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Kubena Funeral Home,
      Hallettsville, 361-798-3271.

      Memorials: Hospice of South Texas.
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