obit: Johnie Wayne Jakubec
A memorial service for Johnie Wayne Jakubec, 60, of Needville, TX, is scheduled for Friday, August 31, 2012, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at St. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church CCE Building located at 603 Parrott Ave. in Damon, where friends and family are invited to join for a celebration of his life.
Johnie, known to many as "Jako," was born October 20, 1951, in Bay City, TX, to Ludvik and Annie (Mikel) Jakubec. He is survived by his loving wife of 13 years, Linda (Judy) Jakubec; siblings Margie Schneider, Betty Jane Schlitzkus, Dorothy Wruck, Otto Jakubec and wife Donna, James Jakubec and wife Alice "Grubber," and twin sister Kathy Fojtik and husband Jimmy; son Greg Jakubec and wife Patsy; daughter Kelly (Jakubec) Kelly and husband Michael; daughter Tracy Jakubec and future son-in-law Brad Burttschell; step-daughter Denise Ramey and husband Michael; and step-daughter Dena Good. He was also a wonderful PawPaw to: Chase & Casey Ramey, Tyler Carpenter, Holly & Ethan Benton, Kaylin & Kaden Jakubec, Gracie & Adam Kelly; Bruce & Lydia Burttschell. He is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers Freddie Jakubec and Ludvik "Sonny" Jakubec, III; and sisters Clarice "Katy" Christ and Lillian McCullough.
Johnie worked at Conoco Phillips for 31 years before retiring in 2011. He loved hunting, working in his garden, fishing in his pond, spoiling his grandchildren, and spending time with family and friends.
His brothers and sisters cherish many memories of their childhood growing up in the cotton fields.
He was a wonderful man who was greatly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
Condolence messages may be written for the Jakubec family at www.garmanycarden.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Garmany & Carden Funeral Directors, 1201 Fourth Street, Rosenberg, TX 77471 (281)342-4671
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