obit: Gus E. Persky
In Memory of
Gus E. Persky
May 5, 1914 - October 19, 2010
Gus Persky a lifelong resident of Bartlett, passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at the age of 96. Mr. Persky was born on May 11, 1914 in Bartlett, TX to Rudolph Persky and Lena (Fischer) Persky.
Gus was a farmer all of his life, he was active in several organizations; Sons of Hermann, Schwertner Community Club, Germania Insurance, Farm Bureau and was a director of Schwertner State Bank as well as having served on the Bartlett I.S.D School Board.
Gus was a faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church in Bartlett and over the years has served in many committees as well as being a Sunday School teacher and the Chairman of the Congregation.
Gus is survived by his wife of almost 69 years, Virginia Ilse Persky of Bartlett, a son, Larry Persky of Austin; a daughter, Betty Lum of Salado; grandsons, Larry Lum and wife Shelley of Bartlett and Neal Persky and wife, Shayna of Austin ; great-granddaughters, Lauren, Haley and Kimberlyn Lum and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be on Friday from 12 Noon to 2:00 pm. at St. John Lutheran Church, Bartlett with the Celebration of Life service beginning at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow at the St John Lutheran Cemetery.
Funeral arrangement were made by Goodnight Funeral Home of Bartlett
Goodnight Funeral Home - Bartlett, TX