obit: Edward A. Kutach
Funeral services for Edward A. Kutach, 91, of Houston and formerly of East Bernard, were held Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006 at 2 p.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Rev. Don Ruppert celebrated the Funeral Mass and the Rite of Committal. Interment was at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers were David Heitman, Michael Heitman, Christopher Heitman, Keith Kutach, Kevin Kutach and Kyle Kutach.
Born in Hallettsville, Mr. Kutach was the son of August and Theresa Drexler Kutach. He was reared in Hallettsville and attended Hallettsville public schools. Mr. Kutach was a lifelong farmer. He married Matilda Pekar on Nov. 23, 1937, in a ceremony held in Sweet Home. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in East Bernard and Holy Cross Catholic Church. Mr. Kutach died Feb. 25, 2006, in Houston.
He is survived by his daughter, Jeanette Heitman and husband Carlos of Houston; son, Robert Kutach and wife Gayle of Houston; sister, Gussie Meith and husband Allen of Rosenberg; brother, August Kutach Jr. of East Bernard; sister-in-law, Marie Kutach of San Antonio; grandchildren, David Heitman, Michael Heitman, Christopher Heitman, Keith Kutach and wife Karen, Kevin Kutach and wife Trisha and Kyle Kutach; great-grandchildren, Dylan and Taylor Kutach; step-great-grandchildren, Christopher and Megan Fasio; and special family friend, Bonnie Terral of Houston.
He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Theresa Kutach; wife, Matilda Kutach; brothers, Pete Kutach and wife Lillie, Ben Kutach, Felix Kutach and wife Martha and Rudy Kutach; sister, Tonie Jetelina and husband John; and sister-in-law, Isabel Kutach.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels in Wallis.
East Bernard Express, March 9, 2006
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis