OBIT: Frank August Valis Sr.
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FRANK AUGUST VALIS SR.SHINER - Frank August Valis Sr., age 83, died on Sunday, May 4, 2008. He was born in Shiner on July 16, 1924 to Joseph and Mary Lahdny Valis. He retired from the Texas Highway Department after 29 years of service, was a Catholic and served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors: daughters, Katherine Ann Villalpando of Shiner, May Shindler of Montgomery, Andrea Wyatt of Austin and Michelle Vrana of Helotes; sons, Frankie A. Valis Jr. of Shiner, Willie Valis of Shiner, Jerry Valis of Victoria, Bubba Valis of Shiner, Larry Valis of Gonzales and Donny Valis of Beeville; sisters, Mary Kotrlik of Sacramento, Calif., Agnes Michalec and Emily Winkenwerder, both of Shiner; brothers, James Valis of San Antonio and Robert Valis of South Carolina; 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by: wife, Bernadette Hybner Valis; son, Joseph Valis; brothers, Laddie Valis and Joe Valis.
Family visitation is on Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home. Graveside service is at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Shiner Catholic Cemetery with the Rev. Joe Hybner officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to the donor's choice. Online guestbook may be signed at thielecooper.com. Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home in Yoakum, 361-293-5656.
Published in the Victoria Advocate on 5/5/2008.