obit: Matthew Patrick Kveton Sr.
- YOAKUM -- Mr. Matthew Patrick Kveton, Sr., 87 of Yoakum, Texas, passed away January 22, 1997. Mr. Kveton was born November 18, 1909, in Yoakum. He was retired from the Santa Fe Railroad as a Conductor. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, where he was a Deacon. He was a member of the United Trainman Union No. 773.Mr. Kveton was preceded in death by his parents, Frank A. and Justina Brune Kveton; and his three brothers, Frank B. Kveton, Rex G. Kveton, and Thomas J. Kveton; and sister, Juanita MacDonald.He is survived by his wife, Gladys McMurrey Kveton of Yoakum (married February 16, 1932); his daughter, Anna Carter of Victoria; son, Matthew Patrick Kveton, jr. of San Antonio; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren.Family visitation will be Friday, from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Buffington Funeral Home, P O Box 712, Yoakum, Texas. Services will be Saturday, January 25, 1997, at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Yoakum, Rev. Richard Bowden officiating. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery.Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church.Galveston County Daily News, Friday, January 24, 1997Submitted by Rosemary Ermis