OBIT: Hynek, Johnie Alois
- Johnie Alois Hynek
June 20, 1925 - June 30, 2007
Johnie Alois Hynek, age 82, of Penelope, passed away Saturday, June
30, 2007 in Waco.
A rosary will be recited 6:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Aderhold Funeral
Home Chapel, followed by visitation until 8:00 p.m. Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Church
of the Nativity BVM in Penelope, with Rev. Gary Swirczynski as
celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery near West.
Johnie was born on June 20, 1925 in Tokio, the son of Vaclav and
Theresa (Marek) Hynek. He attended Tokio schools and on October 22,
1945 he was united in marriage to Irene (Bartosh) Hynek at the
Blessed Church of the Nativity in Penelope. Johnie was a farmer all
of his life until his retirement in 1996. He served on the Penelope
School Board and the church council for many years. He also worked
as an RVOS Sales Representative and Appraiser for twenty years.
Johnie enjoyed watching wrestling, welding, and working in his shop.
He was a member of RVOS Lodge #49 and Church of the Nativity BVM in
He is preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Joe Hynek; his
sister Mary Polansky; and his parents-in-law, Joe and Mary Bartosh.
Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Irene of Penelope;
two daughters, JoAnn Taylor and husband Lonnie of Elm Mott and Anita
Kaluza and husband Willie of West; one son Larry Hynek and wife
Virginia of Chalk Bluff; six grandchildren, Donald Taylor and wife
Dawn, Jason Taylor, Travis Taylor, Rachel Gerik and husband Aubrey,
Lisa Kucera and husband Frank, Casey Church and husband Doug; six
great-grandchildren, Cody Taylor, Chad Taylor, Jayden Gerik, Kannon
Gerik, Macey Kucera, and Laney Kucera; two sisters, Hattie Svrcek of
West and Christine Beside of Abbott; many nieces, nephews, other
relatives, and friends.
Pallbearers will be Donald Taylor, Jason Taylor, Travis Taylor,
Aubrey Gerik, Frank Kucera, and Gary Grones.
Memorials may be made to the Church of the Nativity BVM in Penelope
or West Volunteer Ambulance Association.
Born: June 20, 1925
Place of Birth: Tokio, Texas
Death: June 30, 2007
Place of Death: Waco, Texas
Rosary and Visitation
Tue. July 3, 2007 , 6 p.m. at Aderhold Funeral Home
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Mass of Christian Burial
Wed. July 4, 2007 , 10 a.m. at Church of the Nativity B.V.M.