Obituary of Lottie Bujnoch Kocian
- Obituary of Lottie Bujnoch Kocian
El Campo Leader-News Online
5 Jun 2004
Lottie Hedwig Bujnoch Kocian, 85, of Wharton, died Monday, May 31,
2004 in a Houston Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born in Lavaca County on April 14, 1919 to George and Apolena
Miculek Bujnoch Sr. Mrs. Kocian had been a resident of Wharton since
1939 and was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Hungerford.
She was also a member of the KJZT, the Catholic Daughters, St. John's
Altar Society, the Czech Heritage Society and Senior Friends.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Alice and Joe
Machicek and Gladys and Willie Machicek all of Shiner, Leona Boone of
El Campo, Katherine and Tony Paul of Trinity, Joan and Floyd Gulling
of Bedias and Theresa and Gilbert Hundl of Wharton; sons and
daughters-in-law, Leroy and Delores Kocian, George and Bernice Kocian
and Clarence and Sophia Kocian all of Wharton, Emanuel and Betty
Kocian of Rosenberg and Ervin and Gloria Kocian of San Antonio;
sisters, Elsie Steffek and Mary Helen Bujnoch both of Hallettsville
and Henrietta Nevlud of Victoria; brother, George Bujnoch of
Hallettsville; 36 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren; and one
Mrs. Kocian married Emanuel Daniel Kocian Sr. on Feb. 20, 1939 in
Hallettsville and he preceded her in death on Aug. 10, 1979. She was
also preceded in death by two sisters, one brother, two grandsons and
A Rosary was recited Wednesday, June 2 at 7 p.m. at St. John's
Catholic Church in Hungerford. Funeral Mass was held Thursday, June 3
at 10 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church in Hungerford with Father
Gregory Nevlud officiating. Burial followed at St. John's Church
Cemetery in Hungerford. Funeral services were under the direction of
Wharton Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were her grandsons.
Honorary pallbearers were her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and
Memorials can be made to St. John's Catholic Church, P.O. Box 121,
Hungerford, Texas 77448.