obit: Leonard W. Harabis
Victoria Advocate, The (TX) - January 20, 2000
Deceased Name: LEONARD HARABIS
Leonard W. Harabis, 57, of Victoria, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000.
He was born Nov. 16, 1942, in Shiner, to Willie and Frances Jemelka Harabis of Shiner. He was a retired transportation manager at Scrivner-Groce Wearden and owned and operated Shredders Etc. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
Survivors: wife, Mary Jane Opela Harabis; daughters, Felicia Neisser of Victoria and Pamela Harabis of Williamsburg, Va.; son, Anthony Harabis of Victoria; parents; sisters, Jean Dierschke and Rose Becka, both of Shiner; brother, Ronnie Harabis of Shiner; and one grandson.
A rosary was recited 7 p.m. Tuesday at Colonial Funeral Home, Dick Wearden officiating.
Services were 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, the Rev. Matthew Huehlefeld officiating.
Burial was at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Colonial Funeral Home, Victoria, 578-3535.
Pallbearers: Dennis Dierschke, Dervez Kahn, Bob Opela, Alfred Ross, Daniel Vyoral and Clarence Wenske.
Honorary pallbearers: Ben Bolech, Bill Opela, Franklin Wood and fellow friends and co-workers at Groce-Wearden/Scrivner.