OBIT: Virginia Watson Duhacsek
Virginia Caroline DuhacsekVIRGINIA CAROLINE DUHACSEK, 88, passed away peacefully on January 2, 2004.Mrs. Duhacsek, a native Houstonian, was born November 18th 1915 to George and Gertrude Watson. She went on to marry Mr. Walter W. Duhacsek on September 19, 1936 and enjoyed sixty glorious years together until his death in July of 1995. Together, Mrs. Duhacsek and her late husband Walter settled inside Sugar Land in 1956 and were highly active in the Sugar Land First United Methodist Church and went on to dedicate their sixty acre homestead to the City of Sugar Land in 2003.Mrs. Duhacsek was also preceded in death by her sister Edith Watson Hickman and leaves behind a loving family consisting of her dearest sister, Lucile Watson Sandifer, her nieces and nephews; Michael Booth, Barbara Booth Hemphill and husband Jim, and Keith Hickman. She will also be missed sadly by her seven great nieces and nephews, Christian Hemphill, Taylor and Geoffrey Booth, and Amanda, Kaylie, Laura Beth, and Rachel Ann Hickman.Mrs. Duhacsek retired as Corporate Secretary of Quality Electric Steel Castings Inc. after fifty loyal years. She also shared the pleasure of being a National President of the 42nd Rainbow Division Auxiliary and was active in the Exxon Annuity Club. Mrs. Duhacsek leaves behind a multitude of friends and will be dearly missed by all.Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday, January 5, 2004 in the chapel of The Settegast-Kopf Company Funeral Directors, 15015 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land. Funeral Services will begin at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 6, 2004 at The Sugar Land First United Methodist Church, 431 Eldridge, Sugar Land, with interment to follow in Forest Park Lawndale. In lieu of flowers, donations and memorials may be sent to Sugar Land First United Methodist Church.
Published in the Houston Chronicle on 1/4/2004.
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