Obituary of Alvin Wenske Jr.
- Obituary of Alvin Wenske Jr.
Victoria Advocate Online
1 Jan 2003
Alvin H. Wenske Jr.
January 1, 2003
YOAKUM - Alvin H. Wenske, Jr. of Yoakum, Texas passed away Monday
December 30, 2002. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday
January 3, 2003 at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Yoakum. A
rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 2, 2003 at
Buffington Funeral Home chapel in Yoakum, Texas.
Alvin Wenske was born October 16, 1947 in Moulton, Texas to Alvin and
Regina Wenske. He is survived by his wife Sharon Kainer Wenske of 31
years. A son Kevin Wenske of Denver, Co. Two daughters Kim Wenske
Norman of Celina, Texas, Kirstin Wenske of Yoakum, Texas and one
sister Elorine Sitka of Yoakum, TX.
Alvin was the co-founder of A A & E Leather Craft in Yoakum and
worked in the leather industry his entire life. He was presently
working for Tandy Brands. Alvin served in the Army National Guard. He
graduated from Moulton High School in 1965, was a member of the
Moulton American Legion Post, Knights of Columbus of Yoakum and St.
Joseph Catholic Church in Yoakum, TX.
Alvin was born and raised in the Moulton Community and made his home
and business in Yoakum. He was known for his dedicated work ethic and
great success as a businessman. He was a loving husband and father as
well as a valued friend to many in the community. His partimes
included outdoor camping, fishing, gardening, listening to polka
music and dancing with his family and friends.
"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall
be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be
any more pain: for the former things are passed away." Revelations
Memorials: American Cancer Society or St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Buffington Funeral Home, Yoakum, 361-293-2333.