Obit - Gladys Rektorik Lux, July 2009
Schulenburg Sticker, 23 Jul 2009 , page 3
Gladys Rektorik Lux, age 92 years, 5 days, passed away at Schulenburg Regency Nursing Center on Sunday, July 12.
The funeral was held on Friday, July 17 at 10 a.m. at Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home, with Rev. Peter Yeboah-Amanfo officiating. Interment took place in the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Cemetery . Pallbearers were Brad Lux, grandson; Charles “Tippy” Rother, nephew, Gary Rektorik, nephew; Jason McNeely, grandson; Raymodn Rollins, son-in-law, and Edward Lux Jr., nephew.
Rosary was said on Friday, July 17 at 10 a.m. at Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home, led by Helen Stanzel of Schulenburg.
Born at Moravia on July 7, 1917 , she was the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Blahuta) Rektorik. She attended school at Moravia . On March 4, 1946 , she married Albin L. Lux at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Schulenburg. They lived in the Schulenburg area all their lives. Mrs. Lux was a cashier and hostess at Frank’s Restaurant and Oakridge Restaurant, and a seasonal employee at Stanzel’s Airplane Factory. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. She enjoyed traveling and gambling in Las Vegas .
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Glen A. and Donna Lux of Schulenburg; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Grace Rother of Hallettsville, Viola and Leroy Goebel of Schulenburg, and Gloria and Gordon Baker of Schulenburg; three sisters-in-law, Doris Rektorik of Schulenburg, Tillie Schott of Hallettsville and Mary Ann Lux of Farmington, N.M.; four grandchildren, Brad Lux and wife Terah of Schulenburg, Amy McNeely and husband Jason of Katy, Coleen Vicenti and Jay Punita of Austin, and Jessalyn Kunz of Weimar; three step-grandchildren, Stephen Mieth and wife Rhonda, Sandy Blaschke and husband Duane, and Sherri Konesheck and husband Al, all of Sealy; and three great-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; a brother, Henry Rektorik; daughter, Judy Lux; brothers-in-law, Charles “Buddy” Rother, Louis Schott Sr., Billy Lux, Edward Charles Sr. and Joe Lux; and a sister-in-law, Addie Lux.
Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
For those wishing to do so, memorials can be given to Hospice of South Texas, 404 North Texana , Hallettsville , TX 77964 , or the charity of one’s choice.
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