obit: Frank Shimek
Funeral services for Frank Shimek, 76, of Hallettsville, brother of W. J. Shimek of Weimar, were held Sunday afternoon, May 2, from Kubena Funeral Home, Hallettsville, Rev. A. D. Klages officiating. The Masonic Lodge assisted in the rites. Mr. Shimek died at his home Fridaty morning about 10:30 o’clock, after a lingering illness.
Born in Washington County December 16, 1871, he went in Hallettsville as a young man and there was owner of a dry goods store for many years. Later he represented an insurance firm. His wife was the former Miss Verna Faros, whom he married at Shiner.
Surviving are his widow; one son, Fritz K. Shimek of San Antonio; one daughter, Mrs. Alfred Pru_h of Little Rock, Arkansas; two brothers, John Shimek of Santa Rosa and W. J. Shimek of Weimar; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Holubec of Granger and Mrs. Homer Little of Santa Rosa; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers at the funeral were Dr. C. T. Dufner, J. E. Timm, William Pillar, Jack Goode, W. L. Roberts and Jim Davis Goode.
Weimar Mercury, Friday, May 7, 1948
Submitted at Rosemary Ermis