Obituary of Alvin John Janik
- Obituary of Alvin John Janik
Wilson County News
1 Jan 2003
Alvin John Janik
Alvin John Janik of Falls City passed away Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002, at
the age of 85 years, 2 months, and 7 days.
He was born in Wilson County on Oct. 15, 1917, to Frank and Anna
On Nov. 14, 1939, he married Edna Marie Flieller. She preceded him in
death on Feb. 24, 1965.
Mr. Janik was a mechanic and a lifelong resident of Wilson County. He
was a Lutheran by faith.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 26, in the
Vinyard Funeral Home Chapel in Poth. Pastor David Collins of St.
John's Lutheran Church of Poth officiated the services.
Interment followed in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Poth.
Pallbearers were David Moczygemba, Brian Moczygemba, John Robert
Lyssy, John Janik, Shawn Williams, and Ray Lee Urbanczyk.
In addition to his parents and his wife of 25 years, he was preceded
in death by his second wife, Anna Belle Martinka; two brothers; four
sisters; and a son-in-law, Raymond P. Lyssy.
He is survived by his children Thomas "Tommy" Janik of Corpus
Christi, Barbara Lyssy of Falls City, Kathleen Moczygemba and husband
Richard of Falls City, and Alvin "Jerry" Janik of Laughlin, Nev.;
brother Frankie Janik of Denton; sister Lois Schulze and husband
Hilmer of Floresville; grandchildren John Janik, Lisa Smith, Dorothy
Urbanczyk, John Robert Lyssy, Sandra Wiatrek, David Moczygemba, Brian
Moczygemba, Tricia Williams, Michelle Janik, and Michael Janik; 12
great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.