obit: Frank E. Sekerka
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Funeral services for Frank E. Sekerka, 77, were held Tuesday, August 10, from Hubbard Funeral Chapel here and Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church at Dubina, with burial in the Dubina Cemetery. Rev. Charles Carolan officiated.
Mr. Skerka died August 8 at Veterans Hospital in Houston.
Born at Schulenburg on October 29, 1898, he was the son of John and Annie (Hrabar) Sekerka. He served overseas with the Army in World War II. He married Rosie Nohavitza on October 19, 1920, and they have lived in this area since. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
His wife survives, along with three daughters, Mrs. Ray (Evelyn) Jurecka of Weimar, Mrs. Melroy (Bernice) Brandt of San Antonio, and Mrs. Thomas (Dolores) Belcik of Fredericksburg; seven grandchildren and one great granddaughter. A daughter, Viola, died in infancy.
Pallbearers were Joe Adamcik, Jim Hluchanek, Edwin Billeck, Joe Wick, Bob Stutts and Daniel Ulbricht. Adolf Janecka, Bennie Rerich and Louis Richard assisted in folding and presenting the flag at the graveside.
Weimar Mercury, August 19, 1976
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis