obit: Helen Marie Kristek Etzler
Helen Marie Etzler, 83, of Hallettsville, passed away September 26, 2010. She was born on October 23, 1926 to Peter J. & Christina Belicek Kristek in Lavaca County, Texas. She married Herman C. Etzler on October 26, 1948 in Hallettsville. She was a member of K.J.Z.T. and Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Hallettsville.
Helen is survived by: 3 sons, Allen Etzler of Katy, Dennis Etzler & wife Doris of Houston, and Donald Etzler & wife Lisa of Hallettsville; 2 daughters, Jeanette Albrecht & husband Calvin of Hallettsville, and Karen Clark & husband Gary of Hallettsville; 2 sisters, Georgia Etzler and Evelyn Henke of Hallettsville; 8 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.
Helen was preceded in death by: her husband Herman; parents; and 5 brothers, Herman, Jerome, Eddie, Joseph and Pete Kristek.
Funeral Mass Service: 10 am, Wednesday, September 29, 2010, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Visitation: 4 pm, Tuesday at Kubena Funeral Home. Rosaries: 7 pm, Tuesday at Kubena Funeral Home; and 9:30 am, Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church Officiate: Rev. John Peters. Burial: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.