OBiT: Ernest Joseph Slovacek
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ERNEST JOSEPH SLOVACEKYOAKUM - Ernest Joseph Slovacek, age 74, left the loving embrace of his earthly family to be held by the Lord, family, and friends, who have gone before him on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008.He was born on Dec. 23, 1933, in Lavaca County, to Emil and Ella Chaloupka Slovacek.
He retired from the U.S. Air Force and worked at the Texas A&M Experiment Station in Yoakum and at H-E-B. He was a Catholic.
Survivors: daughters, Lissa Slovacek of Pflugerville, Lori Dobbs and husband Curtis of Austin; grandchildren, Ben Dobbs and Sam Dobbs; sister, Dorothy Heiman of Yoakum; and loving companion, Dorothy Diebel of Meyersville. Preceded in death by: parents; wife, Fern Slovacek on April 30, 2004; sister, Irene Slovacek; and brother, Daniel Slovacek.
A wake service will be held at 7 p.m. today at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Sweet Home with the Rev. Charles Sonnier officiating. Burial will be at Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers: Mark Janak, Albert Tucker, Jimmie Heiman, Charles Nobles, Kenneth Diebel, and Edward Bennett. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of H-E-B.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Queen of Peace Catholic Church. The guest book may be signed at www.thielecooper.com.
Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home, Yoakum, 361-293-5656.
Published in the Victoria Advocate on 8/4/2008