HALLETTSVILLE - Gabrella Opela, 80, of Hallettsville, died
Thursday, June 10, 2004.
She was born Dec. 25, 1923, in Lavaca County, to the late Louise and
Albina Fajkus Melnar. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Hallettsville
and the KJZT Society.
Survivors: husband, Jaro Wilbert Opela; daughters, Linda Janak of
Hallettsville and Barbara Pavlas of Houston; sons, Joseph Opela and Mike Opela,
both of Hallettsville; nine grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and two
Preceded in death by: daughter, Patricia Ann Langenberg.
Visitation begins at noon today at Kubena Funeral Home chapel.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in
Sweet Home, the Rev. Charles Sonnier officiating.
Burial will be at Koerth Catholic Cemetery. Kubena Funeral Home,