OBIT: Edith Mary Zezula Yanta
Yanta, Edith Mary Zezula
EDITH MARY ZEZULA YANTAVICTORIA - Edith Mary Zezula Yanta, "Momo", age 89, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2007. She was born Sept. 1, 1917, in Runge, to the late D. H. and Petronila Vyvlecka Zezula.She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Cathedral, Catholic Daughters of America, KJZT, Our Lady of Victory Altar Society, KJT and TOPS Club.
She was a loving mother to her children, Victor F. (Bernice) Yanta, Lawrence (Barbara) Yanta, Robert (Donna) Yanta, all of Victoria, David (Alice) Yanta of Beaumont, Donald Yanta of Runge, Phyllis (Larry) Leesman of San Antonio, Carmen (Steve) Hanshaw of Sugar Land and Cyndy (Tim) Legamaro of Corpus Christi. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Bryan, Mary Weiss, Leona Janysek and Hedy Prokop; and brother, Jerry Zezula. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Victor A. Yanta; grandson, John Yanta; and sister, Genevieve Yeary.A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at Colonial Funeral Home Chapel.
The funeral mass will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Mark Yanta, Greg Yanta, Kevin Yanta, Roger Leesman, Brian Leesman, Douglas Hanshaw, Anthony Legamaro, Adam Legamaro and Alexander Legamaro.
The family would like to thank the staff at Twin Pines Nursing Home, Hospice of South Texas, and special friend, Kathy McMullen, for the kindness and care given to their mother.
Memorial contributions may be made to Twin Pines Nursing Home Activity Fund, or Hospice of South Texas.
Colonial Funeral Home, Victoria, 361-578-3535.
Published in the Victoria Advocate on 3/5/2007.