obit: August Emil Marek
August Emil Marek, formerly of the Bila Hora community, died at his home in Schulenburg at 10:55 p.m. Thursday, after two months' illness. He had been in poor health for the past 11 years.
Funeral services were held from the Baumgarten Funeral Home in Schulenburg at 10 o'clock Saturday morning, with the Rev. C. Emigholz, pastor of the Weimar Evangelical Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment was made in the Bila Hora Cemetery.
Mr. Marek was [born] in Hallettsville on Jan. 1, 1898 and spent most of his life there. He has lived the past three years near Schulenburg. He was united in marriage to Miss Alvina Dusek in november, 1920, and to this union three children were born. He was a member of the Lutheran Church of Schulenburg.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Alvina Marek, two daughters, Elsie and Evelyn Marek; one child died in infancy; a half brother, Fritzs Goette, of Hackberry; half sister, Mrs. L. Hartman of San Antonio.
The Mercury Extends Sympathy
Weimar Mercury, Friday, July 21, 1944
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis