obit:: Johnny F. Muehlstein Sr.
- Johnny F. Muehlstein
May 12, 1909 - March 24, 2007
Johnny F. Muehlstein, age 97, of West, passed away Saturday morning,
March 24, 2007 at St. Catherine's Center in Waco.
A rosary will be recited and Mass of Christian Burial celebrated
11:00 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church of the Assumption
in West, with Rev. Ed Karasek and Rev. Vincent Chacko, I.M.S. as
celebrants. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Mr. Muehlstein was born May 12, 1909 in Jones County, near Corinth,
the son of Jacob and Katherine (Mikes) Muehlstein. He attended grade
school in New Hope before going to work on the family farm. On June
24, 1935 he was united in marriage to Anne Kolar in West. She
preceded him in death on October 13, 1991. Then, on March 13, 1994 he
was united in marriage to Evelyn Machovsky. Johnny was a farmer all
his life, spending six years in the Abbott area and over fifty years
in the Avoca area before retiring in 1994. He was a member of St.
Mary's Catholic Church of the Assumption, Knights of Columbus #2305,
K.J.T. Society No. 11, and a life member of SPJST Lodge #6. Johnny
enjoyed hunting, traveling, and especially spending time with his
Mr. Muehlstein is also preceded in death by his parents, four
sisters, and three brothers.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 13 years, Evelyn Muehlstein of
West; two sons, Johnny Muehlstein and wife Jerry Ann of Grapevine and
Larry Muehlstein of Kosse; two daughters, Georgia Ann Hughes of
Denton and Mildred Agnes Powell and husband Edwin of Georgetown; 15
grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson on the
way; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Junior Catholic
Daughters of West, Providence Hospice, or St. Mary's Parish Center.