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Re: OBIT: Hejl, Mildred Helen Skrabanek

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  • texasjoe43
    You re welcome Mike. Thanks for the info on your Uncle Jim. I just love to hear about men in their nineties who are still driving and interested in
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      You're welcome Mike. Thanks for the info on your Uncle Jim. I just
      love to hear about men in their nineties who are still driving and
      interested in genealogy. It gives me hope.
      joe


      -- In TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com, "Mike" <mike.hejl@...> wrote:
      >
      > Joe -
      >
      > Thanks for posting the obituary of my Aunt Mildred. Also thanks
      for
      > correcting her father's surname and adding the name of her husband,
      > James Leopold (Jim) Hejl. By the way, my Uncle Jim is age 93,
      still
      > driving his car, and is a avid genealogist.
      >
      > Mike Hejl
      >
      >
      > --- In TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com, "texasjoe43" <texasjoe43@>
      wrote:
      > >
      > > Mildred Helen Hejl
      > >
      > > Services for Mildred Helen Skrabanek Hejl, 88, of Little River
      will
      > > be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Temple Brethren Church in Temple
      with
      > > the Rev. William Rinderknecht, Dr. Larry Koslovsky, the Rev. W.
      John
      > > Baletka and the Rev. James D. Hejl officiating.
      > >
      > > Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
      > >
      > > Mrs. Hejl was born in Caldwell to Frank J. and Helen Gavenda
      Hejl.
      > > She was an honor graduate of the 1936 class of Caldwell High
      School.
      > > She was a 1939 graduate of the Scott and White School of Nursing
      in
      > > Temple. She had worked as a floor supervisor for Scott and
      White. In
      > > 1941, while her husband was in the service, she was a civilian
      nurse
      > > at Foster Field Hospital near Victoria. She and her family moved
      to
      > > Temple in 1947, where she was employed by the Bell County Health
      > > Department of Temple as a public health nurse. She retired after
      22
      > > years in 1979. She was active in Temple Brethren Church. She
      taught
      > > Sunday school for more than 50 years. She was church pianist from
      > > the 1940s to 1960s and was a member officer. She was devotional
      > > leader for the Temple Brethren Christian Sisters and member of
      > > Church Women of Temple. She was a member of Czech Heritage
      Society
      > > of Texas, Texas Czech Genealogical Society of Texas, and the
      alumni
      > > Association of the Scott and White Memorial Hospital School of
      > > Professional Nursing.
      > >
      > >
      > > Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Scanio-Harper Funeral
      Home
      > > in Temple.
      > >
      > > Published August 28, 2007 Temple Daily Telegraph online
      > >
      > > Note: This obit has things a little mixed up. Her parents were
      > > Frank J. and Helen Gavenda Skrabanek. She was married to James
      > > Leopold Hejl according to the Texas Birth Index. - Joe
      > >
      >
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