Obit - Henrietta Sembera Barta, 1980
Shiner Gazette, 10 Jul 1980
Services For Henrietta Barta
Mrs. Frank Barta, nee Henrietta Sembera, of Flatonia, died Sunday, July 6, 1980 in a Weimar hospital at the age of 89 years, 11 months and 21 days.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 8 at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church and burial followed in the Flatonia City Cemetery with the Rev. Anthony Matula officiating. Smith Funeral Home of Flatonia was in charge of arrangements. of arrangements. $ of arrangements. [sic]
Mrs. Barta was born July 15, 1890 at Flatonia, daughter of Christian and Maria Sembera, both natives of Czechoslovakia , who came to America about 1883 from Dolni Hermanice , Czechoslovakia and settled at Flatonia. She was married to Frank R. Barta and the couple continued to make their home at Flatonia. Her husband died June 3, 1979 .
Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. Ben (Lillie) Novak, Mrs. John (Olga) Merecka, both of Flatonia, Mrs. A.A. (Hermina) Tucker of Houston; Mrs. Willie (Elsie) Dornak of Yoakum, Mrs. George (Vlasta) Pavlas of Moulton, Mrs. Ronnie (Georgia) White of Alvin; five sons, Alfred Barta of Boerne, Louis Barta of Flatonia, Ladik, Frankie and Bill Barta, all of Houston; 25 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Christian Charles Barta, June 18, 1980 ; two sisters, Mrs. Joe (Kristina) Barta, Feb. 11, 1966 ; Mrs. Maria Bartos; two brothers, Frank Sembera, Oct. 18, 1970 ; and Kristian Josef Sembera, Nov. 19, 1941 .