Obituary of Olga Stracik Mikeska
- Obituary of Olga Stracik Mikeska
Wharton Journal-Spectator Online
29 May 2004
Funeral services for Olga S. Mikeska, age 85, of Guy, were held at 10 a.m.
Friday, May 28, 2004, at St. Paul�s Presbyterian Church in Needville with
Rev. Jim Aubey officiating. Burial followed in Guy Public Cemetery.
Mrs. Mikeska was born July 1, 1918, in Taylor to John and Matilda Heijl
Stracik. She died May 26, 2004, at SPJST Rest Home in Needville. Her family
moved to Guy in 1925. Mrs. Mikeska graduated from Damon High School. She
married Joe Mikeska on May 23, 1943, in San Diego, Calif. She worked for
Consolidated Aircraft before returning to Texas in 1945. She was a devoted
wife, mother and homemaker, always involved in her childrens� school
activities. Mrs. Mikeska was a member of St. Paul�s Presbyterian Church in
Needville, and was very active in church organizations. She loved gardening
and always had many flowers blooming. One of her great joys was her
volunteer work for senior citizens and SPJST Rest Home. Her many quilts will
be a wonderful part of her legacy. She was the last of the �Guy Golden
Mrs. Mikeska was preceded in death by her husband, Joe E. Mikeska, who died
Dec. 25, 1988, and brother, Gus V. Stracik. Survivors include three
daughters, Betty Crum and husband, David, of Augusta, Kan., Nancy Chapman
and husband, Scott, of Wharton, and JoAnn Sette and husband, James of
Hempstead; son, James Mikeska and wife, Phyllis, of Guy; grandchildren,
Christopher Crum and wife, Kimberlee, Chad Crum, Kelly Chapman, Megan
Mikeska, Justin Mikeska, Scott Sette and fianc�e Lisa, Jason Sette and wife,
Erin; and great-grand daughter, Elle Sette.
Pallbearers were: Chad Crum, Kelly Chapman, Scott Sette, Justin Mikeska,
Sterling Schultz and Dana Schultz.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul�s Presbyterian Church, 9122 Church Street,
Needville, TX 77461; or to SPJST Rest Home, 8611 Main, Needville, TX 77461.
Services were under the direction of Garmany & Carden Funeral Directors in
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