OBIT: Willie Kaluza
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Monday, January 2, 2006
GARWOOD - Willie Kaluza, 78, of Garwood, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005.
He was born June 25, 1927, in La Grange, to the late Peter and Agnes Sugarek Kaluza. He was a farmer and then worked as a press operator for El Campo Aluminum, a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Survivors: wife, Viola Zbranek Kaluza; daughters, Diane Kaluza of El Campo, and Diane Pavlicek of Victoria; sons, Glenn Kaluza of Garwood, and Gary Kaluza of Angleton; sisters, Lydia Siems of Bellaire, and Tillie Smaistrla of El Campo; brothers, Alphonse Kaluza and Edwin Kaluza both of El Campo; and four grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: sister, Marcella Mackinen; and brother, Fred Kaluza.
Visitation will begin at noon today at Triska Funeral Home.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Rev. Gary Janak officiating.
Graveside services with military honors will follow at Holy Cross Memorial Park under the auspices of the American Legion Post 251. Triska Funeral Home, El Campo, 979-543-3681.
Memorials: Garwood Volunteer Fire Dept.