OBIT: Lawrence Buchala
LAWRENCE BUCHALA, beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away peacefully at home on October 29, 2006 at the age of 71.
He is preceded in death by his parents Joe and Jennie Buchala. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Margie; his children and their spouses, Mike and Vilma Buchala, Dwayne and Michelle Buchala; Annette and Willy Seiler, and Shirley and Jimmy Davis; his eight grandchildren, Audrey, Doran, Nichole, Kelsen, Brandon, Haleigh, Austin and Noah and his mother-in-law, Frances Zalesak.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2006 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m. at St. Jerome Catholic Church. The burial mass will be on Friday, November 3, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Jerome Church with Rev. Msgr. Dan Scheel officiating.
Lawrence's wife and children would like to say "thank you" to his doctors and Houston Hospice for his care. To Saint Jerome clergy/staff, family and friends for prayers and all acts of kindness shown throughout his illness.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jerome Catholic Church, 8825 Kempwood, Houston, TX 77080 or the American Stroke Association 1-800-242-8721. "..and now we entrust you to God and his care." Directed by Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel, Sealy, TX (979)885-3535.
Published in the Houston Chronicle on 11/1/2006.