obit: Virginia Maney Vitek
San Antonio Express-News (TX) - September 28, 2008
Deceased Name: Virginia Maney VitekFORT WORTH - Virginia Maney Vitek, 88, a realtor and portrait artist, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008.Graveside Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Oakwood Cemetery, Rev. Rodrick Miles, officiating. Visitation: 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at Thompson's Harveson and Cole Funeral Home.Virginia was born Sept. 12, 1920 in Smithville, Texas, daughter of the late Bernard and Zylpha Maney Kiolbassa. A graduate of Jefferson High School in San Antonio, she attended S.M.U. She began her career in real estate with Gertrude Smith in Fort Worth. Two years later, she and her husband, Richard, established R.D. Vitek Realtors which continued for more than 20 years.Throughout her life, Virginia was a dedicated wife to a military officer and an ambassador for the State of Texas. She was also a member of Campus Drive Community Church in Fort Worth. She began painting in her 20's and especially enjoyed this pursuit during the last 20 years of her life.Survivors: Her husband of 68 years, Col. Richard D. Vitek, U.S.A.F. (ret.); children, Dorothy Jo, Richard, Jr. and his wife, Guia, Michael and his wife, Sherry, Anastazia, and Becki Shields and her husband, Truman; grandchildren, Richard III, Vincent, Brian, Sarah, Alan, Emily, Nicholas, Veronikah, Joshua and Michael; great-grandchildren, Vincent, Darius, and Noah; nieces and nephews.THOMPSON'S HARVESON & COLE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY Fort Worth, TX 76107 (817) 336-0345.