obit: Mary Vera Patek Holub
- HOUSTONA Celebration of Life Mass for Evelyn Vera (Patek) Holub, 73, was held on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Houston by Rev. Sean Horrigan. Burial was in Forrest Park Cemetary in Houston.
A vigil and rosary was held on Monday, Aug. 25, at Cypress Fairbanks Funeral Home.Mrs. Holub fought a long battle with lung cancer and died Friday, Aug. 22.She was born on Jan. 31, 1935, in Sweet Home and grew up in Shiner.She married Eugene Holub on June 22, 1954, in Shiner.
Mrs. Holub was a member of Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Houston.She enjoyed dancing, cooking and watching her sons play baseball.Mrs. Holub drove a school bus for 24 years.She was preceded in death by her parents, Jerome and Carrie Patek; a sister, Carrie Hajek; and two brothers, Jerry and Daniel Patek.Survivors are her husband of 54 years, Gene Holub; three sons, Eugene and wife Bonnie, David and wife Debra, and Edward; three daughters, Rose and husband James Gorney, Debbie and husband Wayne Ellison, Nancy and husband Jamie Smith; 18 grandchildren, Adam, Brandi, Carrin, Eric, Luke, Krista, Michael, Kalli, Aaron, Jared, Jacob, Sarah, Bryan, Eugene, Corolyn, Caitlin, Daniel, and Patrick; six great-grandchildren, Lainie, Carter, Wyatt, Catherine, Marshall and 3-day-old Cora; three brothers, George, Eugene and Fred Patek; and a sister, Estelle Heimann.Rockdale Reporter - (Aug/29/2008)