obit: Laura Gorney Mensik
Laura Gorney Mensik, born 11/22/56, entered into her heavenly kingdom on 4/24/11 surrounded by her loving family.
She was preceded in death by parents Julius P. and Clare Gorney and father-in-law CJ Mensik.
She is survived by her husband of 35 years to the day and the hour that they were married, Donald "Donnie" Mensik, children: Duane (Laurie), Daryl P. (Lollie), and Lauren; grandchildren: Dalton, Emily, Brady, Kyle, Weston, and Brecklyn, mother-in-law Lorene Mensik, and loving care-giver and friend Maria Guzman.
Laura was the baby of ten children and is also survived by siblings JP Gorney, Vickie Taylor, Dorthea (Pat) Terry, Shirley (Bobby) Demny, John (Joan) Gorney, Rosalia (John) Abrahams, James (Rose) Gorney, Rita (Bill) Hail, and Jerome (Lorri) Gorney, as well as brothers and sisters-in-law David Mensik, Debbie (Robert ) Sorge, Mike (Gail) Mensik, Michele (Kraig) Jankowski and NUMEROUS nieces and nephews, neighbors, and friends.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 27 at American Heritage Funeral home (10710 Veterans Memorial Dr. Houston, TX 77038) from 5:00-7:00 PM with a Rosary service to follow from 7:00-8:00 PM. The Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, April 28 at 11:00 AM at St. John Neumann Catholic Church (2730 Nelwood Houston, TX 77038). A celebration of life and marriage reception will be held at the Parish Hall following the Funeral Mass. Laura's final resting place will be at Garner State Park on the Frio River in the Hill Country of West Texas.
Published in Houston Chronicle on April 27, 2011