Obituary of Lydia Kostka Hundl
- Obituary of Lydia Kostka Hundl
Wharton Journal-Spectator Online
3 Jan 2004
Lydia Lillian Hundl, age 85, of Wharton died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003,
in a Wharton hospital following a brief illness. She was born on May
13, 1918, in Fayetteville, the daughter of the late Josef S. Kostka
and Mary Gerik Kostka.
Mrs. Hundl had been a resident of Wharton since 1920 and was a member
of Holy Family Catholic Church in Wharton. She married Edmund B.
Hundl on June 22, 1937, in Wharton. She was a member of the Catholic
Daughters, the Holy Family Altar Society and was a past-president of
the Holy Family Mother's Club. Mrs. Hundl was a homemaker, a loving
and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She
enjoyed cooking and growing flowers.
A rosary service was held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at the
chapel of Wharton Funeral Home and a funeral mass was held at 11 a.m.
Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Wharton with
Rev. Joe Vrana officiating and assisted by Rev. John Kunnathukuzhy.
Burial followed in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Wharton.
Survivors include her husband, Ed Hundl of Wharton; daughters and
sons-in-law, Jo Marie and Raymond Rabius of East Bernard, Priscilla
and Sidney Davis of Richmond, Lorna and Marvin Kaiser of Wharton,
Debbie and Jim Lee of Lane City, and Carla J. Hundl of Houston; sons
and daughters-in-law, Gary and Gloria Hundl and Gilbert and Theresa
Hundl, all of Wharton, John and Donna Hundl of Brazoria and Gene and
Belinda Hundl of East Bernard; 14 grandchildren, 12 great-
grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Pallbearers were Russell Rabius, Travis Hundl, Chris Bock, Eric
Hundl, Chad Hundl and Jared Hundl.
Honorary Pallbearers were all of her grandchildren and great
In lieu of usual remembrances, the family request memorials to Holy
Family Catholic Church Building Fund or the Holy Family Altar
Society, 2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488.
Funeral services were under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home.