from Sealy News, Friday, April 10,
"I know your life on earth was troubled and only
you could know the pain. You weren't afraid to face the devil. You
were no stranger to the rain. Go rest high upon that mountain..." - Vince
Eugene Frank Smidovec Jr. was born to Eugene and
Louise (Jurek) Smidovec on June 7, 1966 in Sealy. He shared his life with
Dorothy and Walter Smidovec as his guardian parents. He was also blessed
to be cared for by his special guardians, Jeff and Debbie Novosad during his
Eugene, 42, has moved on to spend his eternal life
in peace and safety in the arms of the Lord. He passed away April 6 in
He leaves behind his parents, Eugene and Louise
Smidovec; siblings, Mary and David Houlihan of Simonton, Michael Smidovec and
Janie Urban of Sealy, and Cory and Melissa Teague of Sealy; nieces, Ashlyne,
Alexis and Kiele Houlihan and Kaleigh Teague; and nephews, Jace Smidovec and
He was proceded in death by his grandparents, Frank
and Christine Smidovec and Louis and Frances Jurek; uncles, Frank, Arthur,
Willie and Raymond Smidovec; and aunts, Leona Teague, Christine Svinky, Winnie
Jurek and Joann Novosad.
Memorial services were held April 9 at Schmidt
Funeral Home in Brookshire, with Gregg Young officiating.
Eugene's cousins served as honorary
Friends who wish may make donations to the charity
of choice or memorial gifts to The Shepherd's Way Church, 1225 Eagle Lake Road,
Sealy, Texas 77474.