obit: Viola Emily Boehm Bender - mom Kresta
VIOLA EMILY BENDER
EL CAMPO - Viola Emily Bender, 94 of El Campo, passed away on September 24, 2012. She was born on February 9, 1917 in Lavaca County to the late Louis and Anna Kresta Boehm. She was a 50 year member of the Catholic Daughters of America Court 1374.
She is survived by her daughter Diane Peck of Schulenburg, sons Alvin Bender, Jr. of El Campo, Larry Bender of El Campo and Ronnie Bender of Houston, 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and 1 great great granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Alvin Bender, Sr., and brothers R.J. Boehm and Edwin Boehm.
Visitation will begin at 2 pm on Thursday at Triska Funeral Home with a Parish and Catholic Daughter Rosary at 6 pm. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, September 28, 2012, at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church with Rev. Gary Janak officiating. Burial will follow at the Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Words of condolences may be shared with the family at triskafuneralhome.com
Triska Funeral Home, El Campo, 979-543-3681.
Published in Victoria Advocate on September 26, 2012