obit: Edwin Shimek
YOAKUM - Edwin Shimek, age 86, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012. He was born on July 17, 1925 in Sweet Home to Julius and Christina Miksik Shimek. He was a feed store employee and a rancher.
Survivors: daughter, Dorothy "Dottie" Mylius and husband Paul of Yoakum; grandchildren, Kasey Victoria Mylius, Jacob Paul Mylius and Lukas James Mylius.
Preceded in death by his brothers, Bennie Shimek, Eugene Shimek and Leo Shimek.
Family visitation on Wednesday from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Seale officiating. Burial at Alexander Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Shane Holster, Robert Stehle, Silvano Alonzo, Ernest Leist, Harvey Johnson and John Ross. Honorary Pallbearers: David Shimek, Danny Shimek, John Pleas Holster and Macedonia (Jr.) Maciel.
Memorial contributions may be given to Alexander Cemetery.
On-line guest book may be signed at www.thielecooper.com
Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home 361-293-5656.
Victoria Advocate April 18, 2012