Obit - Frank Miculka, 1956
Shiner Gazette, 25 Oct 1956
Frank Miculka Rites October 16
Moulton. – Frank Miculka, well known and respected citizen of this community, passed away at his home here Sunday, October 14, 1956 at 9:15 p.m. , after four weeks of serious illness.
Mr. Miculka, the son of the late Anton and Mary Miculka, was born near Moravia on August 16, 1885 .
Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 16 from the Smith Funeral Home at 8:30 , and continued at the St. Joseph Catholic Church at 9:00 o’clock with the Rev. Bernard Goebel officiating. Rosary was recited Monday evening at 7:30 at the Catholic Church. Interment was in the local Catholic Cemetery .
Mr. Miculka lived at Moravia in early childhood, and at the age of four his family moved to the Moulton community where he spent the remainder of his life.
He was a member of the Catholic Church since infancy, and was also a member of the SPJST Lodge No. 27.
October 6, 1908 he was married to Miss Bettie Wotipka in the St. Joseph ’s Catholic Church by the Rev. Jos. Hudecek, and the couple moved to a farm near here. He farmed all his life until he accepted the job as Janitor of the Moulton High School which he held for 11 years, but due to ill health, he had to retire this past summer. The Moulton High School remained closed for the day of the funeral in honor of him. The love that was held for Mr. Miculka by all who knew him was also evident in the large funeral attendance, flowers and Mass offerings.
Survivors are his wife; and five children: Roman and Frankie Miculka of Shiner, Benjamin Miculka of San Antonio , Anthony Miculka of Cuero and Mrs. Alphonse (Viola) Jalufka of Shiner; twelve grandchildren; three brothers, William Miculka of Moulton, Henry Miculka of San Antonio, Vladik Miculka of Beaumont; and three sisters, Mrs. Millie Lange of Houston, Mrs. Agnes Ermis and Mrs. Vlasta Nelson of Beaumont.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Karel and Edward Miculka, and three sisters, Mrs. Louise Fucik, Mrs. Della Ermis and Mrs. Cecelia Pustejovsky.
Pallbearers were the deceased’s grandson, Anthony Jalufka; nephews, Eugene Ermis, Eugene Wotipka, George Pustejovsky, Melvin Pustejovsky, and Alfred Dierschke.