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obit: Anthony Edmund Knesek

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  • Rosemary Ermis
    EL CAMPO -- Funeral services will be held Saturday for a 15-year-old El Campo boy who died Wednesday of injuries received when he was struck by lightning
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 28, 2011
      EL CAMPO -- Funeral services will be held Saturday for a 15-year-old El Campo boy who died Wednesday of injuries received when he was struck by lightning Monday.
       
      The boy, Anthony Edmund Knesek, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Ernest Knesek Jr.of El Campo.
       
      Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Friday at the Strickland Funeral Home in Somerville.  Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in the east central Texas town of Frenstat.
       
      The boy was struck by lightning Monday morning during a family outing in the Big Creek Park near Lake Somerville in Burleson county.  He was taken to a Caldwell hospital and later flown by Army helicopter to a Temple hospital where he died Wednesday.
       
      The Knesek boy was a sophomore at El Campo High School and participated in the school honor society, the Boy Scouts and a camping organization.
       
      He is survived besides his parents, by three brothers, Timothy, Ricky, and Randy Knesek of El Campo; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Knesek of Lyons, and Mrs. Joe Vavra of Frenstat.
       
      Victoria Advocate, Friday, June 4, 1976
       
      Submitted by Rosemary Ermis
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