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    Obituary of Ottilia Frances Buxkemper Lesikar Colorado County Citizen Online 13 Jul 2004 Lesikar Ottilia Lesikar Ottilia Frances Lesikar, 74, of Columbus,
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      Obituary of Ottilia Frances Buxkemper Lesikar
      Colorado County Citizen Online
      13 Jul 2004

      Lesikar

      Ottilia Lesikar

      Ottilia Frances Lesikar, 74, of Columbus, Texas passed away on July 2, 2004
      at her residence after a courageous battle with stomach cancer.

      She was a native of Colorado County, born in Pesak Community near Frelsburg
      on June 7, 1930 to Emil and Caroline (Gully) Buxkemper and married Frank
      Lesikar on November 14, 1950. They have lived in Columbus all of their life.
      She is survived by her husband and seven children: daughters and sons-in-law
      include Yvonne and Dennis Wagner; Tracy and Kevin Lilie; and Barbara and
      James Weishuhn, all of Columbus. Sons and daughters-in-law include Elton and
      Carol Lesikar of Houston; Steven and Jeanne Lesikar of Houston; Stanley and
      Barbara Lesikar of Schulenburg; and Bruce and Melissa Lesikar of College
      Station.

      She is also survived by sixteen grandchildren: Amy, Theresa and Dana Wagner;
      Spence and Shane Lesikar; Matt, Craig and Kara Lilie; Jacob, Ross and Aaron
      Weishuhn; Ryan and Rachel Lesikar; Zachary and Joselyn Lesikar; and Brad
      Landry.

      Her surviving siblings and spouses are Irene Henneke; Viola and Clarence
      Warschak; Sophie and Manly Leyendecker; Isabella and James Wilde; Cora
      Wostarek; Leonard and Juanita Buxkemper and Loreda Buxkemper.

      She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Elenora Brokmeyer,
      Benjamin and Felix Buxkemper.

      She retired from employment with Columbus Community Hospital in 2001. She
      was a member of St. Anthony Parish, TNT quilters, Catholic Daughters,
      American Legion Auxiliary and German Society. She will be remembered for her
      many creative talents which were put to use to benefit our community through
      donations of quilts, canned items and baked goods

      Parish & Catholic Daughters Prayer Service and Rosary were conducted on July
      5, 2004 at 7:00 pm at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus. Funeral services
      were conducted on July 6, 2004 at 10:00 am at St. Anthony Catholic Church in
      Columbus with Frs. Tim Kosler and Bill Palmer officiating. Interment
      followed at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Frelsburg. Pallbearers
      were Spence and Shane Lesikar, Matt and Craig Lilie, Ryan Lesikar, and Jacob
      Weishuhn. Honorary pallbearers were Ross and Aaron Weishuhn and Zachary
      Lesikar.

      Friends and family may send memorial contributions to St Anthony Catholic
      Church Legacy Fund, St. Anthony School Trust Fund, Brazos Valley Hospice or
      charity of your choice.

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