Services for James Rudolph Hranicky, a former Dallas
bakery owner, will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Restland Funeral Home. Burial
will follow at Restland Memorial Park.
Mr. Hranicky, of Dallas, died after complications from surgery Friday
at Doctors Hospital in Dallas. He was 73.
The Kaufman native opened Hranicky's Bakery in 1947 on Fair Oaks
Street in North Dallas. He closed his bakery in 1961 and later worked for
Oroweat Bakery. He retired in 1987.
Part of his bakery production included manufacturing and selling
dehydrated corn-bread stuffing mix. It was called Sign Post and was sold
nationally through a distributor. He also sold bread and other pastries to
local grocery stores.
Mr. Hranicky started baking for his father-in-law, who owned a bakery
store. While in the Navy during World War II, he baked for fellow seamen in
the 125th Battalion of the Seabees.
Survivors include two sons, James R. Hranicky Jr. and Brent G.
Hranicky, both of Dallas; a daughter, Melanie Madsen of St. Louis, Ohio ;
five grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter