- Beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend, Christine R. Janecka, 80, passed away peacefully Feb. 28, with her family at her side. A funeral mass will beMessage 1 of 1 , Feb 29, 2008View Source
Beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend, Christine R. Janecka, 80, passed away peacefully Feb. 28, with her family at her side.
A funeral mass will be held March 3 at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg , with Father Dan Warden officiating. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Rosenberg .
Visitation will be held March 2 from 1-8 p.m., with a rosary to be recited at 6 p.m., at Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Chapel in Rosenberg .
Christine Janecka was born March 10, 1927 to Frank and Annie Naskrent Wietrzyski in Stoneham and later moved to Fort Bend County with her parents. She lived in Booth, Beasley and Richmond during her lifetime and attended school at Random and Cottonwood .
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Annie Wietrzyski; sisters, Martha Wietrzyski and Mary Scholwinski; brother, Joe Wietrzyski; and infant sister, Lucy.
She is lovingly survived by her husband of 62 years, Joe J. Janecka Sr., of Richmond; son, Joe J. Janecka Jr. and wife Judy of Richmond; daughters, Betty Jane Gajewski and husband Victor of Sealy; Patricia Marie Kuba and husband Andrew of Rosenberg, and Peggy Ann Hruzek and husband Douglas of Rosenberg; ten grandchildren, Darrell Wayne Gajewski and wife Mary of Sealy, Wesley Gajewski of Sealy, Jennifer Ann and husband Gregory Frnka of Richmond, Joseph J. Janecka III of Arlington, Va., Justin G. Janecka of Richmond, John C. Kuba of Abilene, Timothy J. Kuba of Rosenberg, Ann Elizabeth Kuba of Rosenberg, Hayden D. Hruzek of Rosenberg and Grant W. Hruzek of Rosenberg; four great-grandchildren, Adam and Jacob Gajewski of Sealy, and Jocelynn and Mackensie Frnka of Richmond; brother, John Witzkoski and wife Evelyn of Rosenberg; sisters, Verna Pavlock and Victoria (Vickie) Valicek of Rosenberg and Rosie Lewandowski and husband Max of McAllen; sister-in-law, Edna Janik of Richmond; brother-in-law, Bennie Richter of Rosenberg; and numerous nieces and nephews.
As a young girl, Janecka worked as a waitress at the Rice Hotel in Houston . From 1941-44 she worked for the National Biscuit Company until her marriage on Nov. 4, 1945. From 1945-68 she was a devoted wife and mother, helping her husband with his farming and cattle business. She re-entered the workforce in 1968, working for the Kroger Company as a meat wrapper for 20 years, until her retirement in 1988.
She was also a member of the KJZT Society, as well as the Holy Rosary Altar Society.
Her favorite pastimes were fishing at Sargent with her husband, Joe, either by themselves or with friends and camping with her family at Garner State Park in Leakey. She also enjoyed dancing and loved telling stories to her grandchildren about the "one that got away".
The family wishes to express a special thanks to her caregivers, Irma Hernandez, Mary Jane Navarro and Charlotte Rhemann and to Selma Musaji and Karen Narvacan of Inter Active Hospice for their loving care of Christine during her illness, as well as to all of her friends who were always inquiring about her health and well being and sending their well wishes.
For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Janecka to Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Keep the Vision Alive 2011, 1416 George Street , Rosenberg , Texas , 77471 .
Words of condolence and memorial tributes may be left for the Janecka family at www.davisgreenlawnfh.com.
Service arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home, 3900 B. F. Terry Blvd. , Rosenberg , Texas , 77471 , 281-341-8800.