OBIT: Henry J. Smaistrla
The Victoria Advocate - http://TheVictoriaAdvocate.com HENRY J. SMAISTRLA - EL CAMPO
Tuesday, April 4, 2006
EL CAMPO - Henry Joseph Smaistrla, 89, of El Campo died Monday, April 3, 2006.
He was born Oct. 30, 1916, in Hillje to the late Adolph and Rose Dybala Smaistrla. He was a retired mechanic for Miller Motor Co. and a Catholic. He was a member of KJT for 75 years.
Survivors: wife, Marie Wiesner Smaistrla; sister, Martha Kutac of El Campo; brother, Eustace J. Smaistrla of El Campo; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: daughter, Marie Smaistrla; sons, John Smaistrla, Ronnie Smaistrla, Ricky Smaistrla and Henry Smaistrla; sisters, Edith Pavlik, Agnes Poncik, Mary Hossinger and Emma LaBay; brothers, Robert Smaistrla, William Smaistrla and August Smaistrla.
Visitation will be 2 p.m. today at Triska Funeral Home.
A rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, the Rev. Gary Janak officiating.
Burial will follow at Holy Cross Memorial Park. Triska Funeral Home, 979-543-3681
Memorials: St. Philip School Endowment Fund or Czech Catholic Home in Hillje.