obit: Alvin M. Appelt - wife Sobotik
HALLETTSVILLE -- Alvin M. Appelt, 71, of Rt. 1, Hallettsville, died at 4:30 p.;m. Monday at his residence.
Mr. Appelt was born Aug. 7, 1899, in Lavaca County. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the KJT. His first wife, the former Miss Julie Sobotik, died April 10, 1937. He was also preceded in death by his parents, a son, a bro0ther and a sister.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. The body will lie in state at Kubena Funeral Home Chapel until 2 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Norbert Sobotik, David Smotik, C. C. Rouse, James Appelot, Frank Pustka and H. W. Klimitchek.
Rosaries were recited Monday evening at the funeral home chapel by the parish and the society.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary Capak Appelt of Hallettsville; two daughters, Mrs. Ralph A. Hartman of Cuero and Mrs. Albert J. Love of Winnie; a sister, Mrs. John L. Smolik, two brothers, Frankie and Ferdie Appelt and a half-brother, E. F. Appelt, all of Hallettsville, and six grandchildren.
Victoria Advocate, Tuesday, June 15, 1971
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis