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Re: [TexasCzechs] Obit: Ralph Zett

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  • gastzt@aol.com
    That is so weird--- My dad s name was Theo Zettner and he was born in Taylor also (in 1910)---! Small world ! Stan Zettner In a message dated 8/2/2011
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 2, 2011
      That is so weird---   My dad's name was Theo Zettner  and he was born in Taylor  also (in 1910)---!   Small world !
       Stan Zettner
      In a message dated 8/2/2011 9:56:25 A.M. Central Daylight Time, hlnaizer@... writes:

      Ralph William Zett, 92, of Taylor passed away July 31, 2011 in Temple. He was born August 25, 1918, in Circleville, the fourth child of Albina Pustejovsky and Rudolph Zett. Ralph married Alice Naizer on July 8, 1952, and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Taylor.

      He was predeceased by his parents, infant son Ralph Edward, beloved grandson Paxton Prcin, three sisters, Adelaide, Connie, and Anna; and three brothers, Ben, Chris and Dan.

      Survivors include Alice, wife of 59 years; daughter Marla Prcin and husband Darrell; son Thomas Zett and wife Rebecca; grandson Miles Prcin; granddaughters Elizabeth Zett and Jennifer Kennedy and husband James; great grandson James Aaron Kennedy, Jr.; sisters Beatrice Zimmerhanzel and Valarie Vrabel; and sister-in-laws Rosie Naizer and Lillian Naizer; and numerous nieces and nephews.

      A World War II veteran, he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater as a Chief Petty Officer. He was a member of V.F.W. and American Legion. He was financial secretary and secretary of KJT, and past Grand Knight and recording secretary of Taylor Council of Knights of Columbus. He also served on the St. Mary's Cemetery Committee. Ralph was a retiree from Texas Power and Light after 37 years of service.

      He enjoyed hunting, fishing, dominoes and telling stories to friends over a cup of coffee.

      Visitation will be 6 pm and Rosary will be 7 pm Wednesday, August 3 at Condra Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held 10 am Thursday, August 4 at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Lonnie Urban officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery in Granger. Celebratory meal will be at the Granger SPJST Building.

      Pallbearers are Darren Moeller; and nephews Glenn Adamek, Gregory Naizer, Douglas Vrabel, Ronnie Zett and Pete Zimmerhanzel.

      In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Mary's Catholic Church.
      Arrangements under the direction of Condra Funeral Home, Taylor, TX.

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