Anne Klepac, 77, peacefully departed this life for her
heavenly home on February 1, 2008. She was born March 31, 1930 in Granger,
Texas, to Frank and Mary (Nejtek) Martinka of Weir, Texas. She married Louis B.
Klepac of Corn Hill, Texas, April 27, 1948.
She is survived by her six children: Betty Elliott and husband Tim of
Georgetown; Henry Klepac and wife Bernie of Jacksonville, FL; Robert Klepac and
wife Sheryl of Bertram; Donald Klepac and wife Michele of Belton; Diane Klepac
of Tulsa, OK; and Gary Klepac and wife Marlyn of Liberty Hill. Grandchildren are
Natasha Hallenbeck and husband Aaron of CA; Bradley Klepac and wife Stacy of OK;
Ashley Smith and husband Chad of Austin; Cherise Insco of CA; Christina Elliott
of Georgetown; Victoria Faulkner and husband J.R. of Harper; Matthew Klepac and
wife Jessica of OK; Verinya Klepac of Liberty Hill; and Joshua Klepac of Liberty
Hill. Great-grandchildren are Brendon Sizemore of CA; Halston Faulkner of
Harper; Adam Insco of CA, Seth Hallenback of CA; Emery Klepac of OK; Maddison
Hallenback of CA; and Cooper Smith of Austin. She is also survived by many
extended grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Louis; her parents
Frank and Mary Martinka; her brothers Tim, John, Frank and Pete; sisters Hattie
Stuchly and Helen Oryichek. Her surviving brothers and sisters are: Mary Kuba of
Attair; Paul Martinka of Georgetown; Tracy Gilliam of Weir; Cyril Martinka of
Providence R.I., Martha Kaderka of Granger; Joe Martinka of Marble Falls; Agnes
Polasek of Shiner; George Martinka of Alice; Bill Martinka of Chicago IL; and
Henry Martinka of Bartlett and hundreds of nieces, nephews and kinfolk.
Anne was loved by everyone that met her. She was a caring, loving wife
and mother. She was a strong and devout Catholic involved with numerous church
and mission related ministries. She faithfully prayed the Rosary and Chaplet of
Divine Mercy. Anne made history when she was born into the Martinka family,
which was the largest family in Texas according to the population census as
stated in the Austin-Statesman. She is a second generation Texan. Relatives from
Czechoslovakia settled in Texas in the late 1800's. We will strongly miss her.
The family will receive family and friends February 4, 2008 at St.
Helen's Catholic Church in Georgetown from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Rosary at 7:00
p.m.). An additional Rosary will be prayed at 1:00 p.m. prior to the Funeral
Mass on February 5, 2008 at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Granger,
Texas. The Funeral Mass will begin at 1:30 p.m. Family Entombment will follow at
Cook- Walden Capital Parks in Pflugerville. A reception will be held at Frizelle
Hall, St. Helen's Catholic Church in Georgetown from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic
Church or St. Helen's Catholic Church building funds.