obit: L. J. Sulak
Former Publisher, Senator L. J. Sulak Succumbs at 82
L. J. Sulak, 82, of La Grange, a former state senator and former publisher of the Fayette County Record, died Sunday in an Austin hospital after surgery.
Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at Koenig Funeral Home and Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial in the La Grange City Cemetery.
Mr. Sulak and his wife, the former Miss Emilie Hanzelka of West, had lived in La Grange since 1922 when he established the Record. He sold the paper to Bonner McMillion two years ago.
Mr. Sulak served in the State Senate from 1934 to 1946. He was active in many civic and church organizations. Among his other business interests, he was an organizer of South Texas Life Insurance Co.
His wife and a daughter, Mrs. C. J. Cernosek, are among his survivors. A son, John L. Sulak, died in 1960 while serving as editor of the Record.
Weimar Mercury, Thursday, September 14, 1967
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis