obit: Mary Chomout Kovalcik
Victoria Advocate, The (TX) - December 20, 1999
Deceased Name: MARY KOVALCIKSHINER -- Mary Kovalcik, 80, of Shiner, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 1999.She was born Oct. 19, 1919, in Yoakum, to the late Joseph Chomout and the late Katerina Lekes. She was a member of KJZT, a member of American Legion Auxiliary, a member of St.Cyril and Methodius Church and Altar Society. She was formerly employed by Steve's Upholstery.Survivors: daughter, Mary Michalec of Shiner; sons, Gus Kovalcik of Wharton and John Kovalcik of Shiner; sister, Bessie Staehr of Yoakum; brothers, James Chomout and Steve Chomout, both of Yoakum and Joe Chomout of El Campo; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchildren.Preceded in death by: parents and husband Gus Kovalcik.A rosary will be recited 7:30 p.m. tonight at Buffington Funeral Home.Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, the Rev. Gerry Cernoch officiating.Burial will be at Shiner Catholic Cemetery. Buffington Funeral Home, Shiner, (361) 594-3352.Memorials: Shiner Catholic Schools.