OBIT: Mary Elizabeth Lambert Shimek
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MARY ELIZABETH SHIMEKEL CAMPO - Mary Elizabeth Shimek of El Campo died Sept. 1, 2008 at the age of 76. She was born on March 5, 1932, in Goliad, to the late Martin and Lorene Dorsey Lambert. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth McMillian; son, Pat Shimek and wife Dana, all of Victoria; step-son, Dennis Shimek and wife Teresa of El Campo; step-daughter, Betty Hill of Oklahoma; sisters, Lillian Kozielski of Goliad and Rose Beltran of Refugio; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene G. Shimek on July 25, 2008; her parents; brother, Lawrence Lambert; and granddaughter, Makina Shimek.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. today at Triska Funeral Home. A parish rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, at St. Philip Catholic Church with the Rev. Augustine Asante officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Memorial Park under the direction of Triska Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Corey Buck, Jeff Birmingham, and grandsons: Jeff Shimek, Jeremy Shimek, Blake McMillian, 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, Martha Shropshire, and Joey Albritton.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Philip Church or donor's choice.
Published in the Victoria Advocate on 9/2/2008