- From Victoria Advocate on line:
Mary Knesek, 86, of Victoria and formerly of Wallis, died Sunday, Dec. 31,
She was born Sept. 11, 1914, in Frydek, to the late John and Terezie Novosad
Saha. She was a member of KJZT, Catholic Daughters and Holy Family Catholic
Survivors: husband, Lidge P. Knesek; daughter and son-in-law, Laureen and
Bennie Vitek of Victoria; grandchildren, Larry Vitek of Inez, Brian Vitek of
Bloomington, Stephen Vitek of Victoria, Diane Francese, Debbie Frederick and
Vicki Thomas, all of Austin; and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: parents; sisters, Molly Masaryk, Josephine Kocurek,
Sister M. Narcissa and Sister M. Leotine; half-sister, Agnes Liska; and
brothers, Joe Saha and Emil Saha.
A rosary will be recited 7 p.m. tonight at Knesek Funeral Home chapel in
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Guardian Angel Catholic Church, the Rev.
Monsignor Emilina Foltyn officiating. Knesek Funeral Home, Wallis,