OBIT: Frank L. Vackar
- Victoria Advocate Online:Frank L. Vackar
May 2, 2004
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He was born in Shiner, Texas to the late Frank and Bettie Kurtz Vackar on March 25, 1920.
He worked for Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation for 32 years; starting in 1953 and retiring in 1985. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and Cuero Veterans of Foreign Wars # 3972. He attended Shiner and Flatonia Public Schools. He served in the Army during World War II in the 440th AAA AW Battalion. He entered the Army in 1942 and trained in California, Virginia and Georgia. Served in Europe, awarded Victory, AT, E T Ribbons, GCM and 5 Battle Stars, one being for the Battle of the Bulge, Discharged in 1945.
Survivors are his Wife, Gladys Wotipka Vackar of 53 yrs. of Cuero; Brother, James Vackar of Flatonia, Sister, Catherine Vackar of Columbus and Angie Vackar of Flatonia, Daughter, Beverly May Wagner and Husband Reed of Cuero, Sons: Michael F. Vackar of Houston, Mark D. Vackar of Houston and Gerald A. Vackar of Bay City. Grand Children: Krista Wagner of Austin and Clayton Wagner of Cuero, Brent Vackar and Nathan Vackar of Houston.
Preceded in death by Parents and Sister Agnes Vackar.
Visitation will be Sunday, May 2, 2004 from 6:00 to 7:00 P. M. at the funeral home.
Rosary will be Monday, May 3, 2004 at 2:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral Mass will be Monday, May 3, 2004 at 2:00 P.M. at St. Michael's Catholic Church with Rev. Johnson Owusu-Boateng and Rev. Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Burial to follow in Hillside Cemetery, Cuero, Texas.
Memorials may be made to St. Michael's Catholic Church or Kidney Foundation or Liver Foundation.
Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.