obit: Frank J. Stavinoha
Funeral services for Frank J. Stavinoha, 83, of Holman were held Thursday, Jan. 27, at Hubbard Funeral Home and St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Holman, with burial in the church cemetery.
Rev. Gerald Hubertus officiated.
A retired farmer, he died at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Parkview Manor, where he had lived the past two months.
Mr. Stavinoha was born Feb. 19, 1888, at Ammannsville, a son of Adolf and Marie Vacek Stavinoha. He married Miss Sophie Hajovsky on Oct. 20, 1909, at Ammannsville, and they lived the rest of their lives in this general area. Mrs. Stavinoha died Sept. 5, 1967.
He was a member of the KJT and the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by two adopted daughters, Mrs. Cecilia Cernosek of Holman and Mrs. Josie Naiser of Baytown; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; six sisters, Mrs. Annie Bohac and Mrs. Martha Martin of Needville,s Mrs. Lena Adamcik of La Grange, Mrs. Marcella Bohac of Ammannsville, Mrs. Edith Kneitz of Needville and Mrs. Georgia Spurny of Houston; and four brothers, Willie and Edmund Stavinoha of La Grange, Dr. Henry Stavinoha of Schulenburg and Jerome Stavinoha of Houston.
In addition to his wife, three sisters, Mrs. Marie Janda, Mrs. Rosie Genzer and Mrs. Bettie Ideaus, preceded him in death.
Pallbearers were Dennis, Donald, Clement Jr., and James Cernosek, Richard, Ronnie and Kenneth Naiser, all grandsons; and Bill Gilpin and Gene Seidl.
Weimar Mercury, February 10, 1972
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis