obit: Frank Steffek
SWEET HOME - Frank Steffek, age 87, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2012.
He was born on September 2, 1925, in Sweet Home, Texas to Frank S. and Martha Hermes Steffek. He was a funeral assistant with Buffington Funeral Homes for over 59 years and was a lifetime member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church.
Survivors: 12 nieces and nephews, Shirley Jones (David), Pete Slovacek (Grace), Ronald Slovacek (Cindy), David Slovacek (Kim), Frankie Slovacek, Kenneth Steffek, Sr. (Pat), Linda Steffek Quinn (James), Barbara Steffek, Leonard Steffek (Nell), Pauline Karnei (Henry), Paul Steffek (Margaret), Patricia Salazar and numerous great-nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by: parents; sisters, Mildred Slovacek, Esther Steffek and Dorothy Ann Steffek; brothers, Norbert Steffek, Godfrey Steffek and Marcus Steffek and nieces, Dorothy Slovacek Peeples, Peggy Steffek Roslund, Rose Slovacek and Dolores Steffek Richardson.
Rosary at 7:00 p.m. on Monday at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home. Funeral mass will be at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, due to restoration at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, with Rev. Charles Sonnier officiating. Burial at Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Kenneth Steffek, Sr., Ronald Slovacek, James Quinn, Paul Steffek, Leonard Steffek and Henry Karnei. Honorary pallbearers will be all employees of Buffington Funeral Homes that worked with Frank.
Memorials may be given to Queen of Peace Catholic Church Restoration Fund.
A reception for family and friends, after the committal service, will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church Family Center.
Online guest book may be signed at www.thielecooper.com
Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home in Yoakum, 361-293-5656
Published in Victoria Advocate on October 7, 2012