OBIT: Eugene G. Shimek
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EUGENE G. SHIMEKEL CAMPO - Eugene G. Shimek of El Campo died July 25, 2008 at the age of 83. He was born on Oct. 11, 1924, in Sweet Home, to the late Willie and Agnes Petru Shimek. He was a pressman for the El Campo Leader-News for 32 years before his retirement in 1989.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lambert Shimek of El Campo; daughters, Betty Hill of Oklahoma and Elizabeth McMillian of Victoria; sons, Dennis Shimek and wife Teresa of El Campo and Pat Shimek and wife Dana of Victoria; brother, George Shimek and wife Lucy of Shiner; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his granddaughter, Makina Shimek.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. today at Triska Funeral Home. A parish rosary will be recited at 5 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 28, 2008, at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church with the Rev. Gary Janak officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Memorial Park under the direction of Triska Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Corey Buck and grandchildren, Jeff Shimek, Jeremy Shimek, Blake McMillian, Joey Albritton, and Gene Albritton.
Honorary pallbearers are Ben Sessions and grandchildren, Katrese Skinner, Megan McMillian, U.S. Marine Sgt. Ryan McMillian, Makayla Shimek, Evie Albritton, Sammy Albritton, and Martha Shropshire.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Philip Church or donor's choice.
Published in the Victoria Advocate on 7/27/2008