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OBIT: VANEK, FRANKIE J. - 1999

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    FRANKIE J. VANEK Victoria Advocate, The (TX) September 24, 1999 FRANKIE J. VANEK EL CAMPO -- Frankie J. Vanek, 63, of El Campo, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 1999.
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      FRANKIE J. VANEK
      Victoria Advocate, The (TX)
      September 24, 1999

      FRANKIE J. VANEK
      EL CAMPO -- Frankie J. Vanek, 63, of El Campo, died Thursday, Sept.
      23, 1999.

      He was born Oct. 4, 1935, in Moravia, to the late Joe and Mary Tylich
      Vanek. He was co-owner of Vanek Pilgrim Insurance and Real Estate and
      was in the insurance business for approximately 40 years. He was
      Catholic and was a member of Wharton County Czech Heritage where he
      served as 3rd vice-president, American Legion Post No. 251, having
      served on the executive committee and was Bugle Boy for 16 years; KJT,
      SPJST Lodge No. 151, Texas R.V.O.S., FIC sales representative, Knight
      of Columbus, past director of Czech Catholic Home in Hillje and Texas
      Real Estate Association.

      Survivors: wife, Rita Frnka Vanek; daughters, Kimberly Vanek of
      Arlington and Amanda Vanek of College Station; and brothers, Matt
      Vanek of Victoria and Edmund Vanek of San Antonio.

      Preceded in death by: brother, Theodore Vanek; and sisters, Helen
      Vanek Kalmus and Ida Vanek Bozwell.

      Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. today at Triska Funeral Home chapel.

      A rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today at St. Andrew's Catholic
      Church in Hillje.

      Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Clement
      Quainoo officiating.

      Burial will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ascension Catholic Cemetery in
      Moravia. Triska Funeral Home, El Campo, (409) 543-3681.

      Memorials: M.D. Anderson Cancer Research Center or St. Andrew's
      Cemetery Fund.
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