obit: Agnes Marie Kucera Polasek
Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 6:00 am
Agnes Marie Kucera Polasek, age 100, of Wharton, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at a Richmond nursing center following a brief illness. She was born on May 19, 1912 in Hungerford, a daughter of the late John and Agnes Brandl Kucera.
Mrs. Polasek was reared in the Hungerford area and attended school there. She married Theodore Otto Polasek on Nov. 10, 1932 in Hungerford. He preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 1994. She was a homemaker all her life. Agnes also owned and operated the Little Inn in Wharton for many years. She prepared many lunches for the Wharton High School students who would visit the Little Inn during lunch. Agnes enjoyed cooking so much, she and her daughter co authored Cooking with Texas Grandmas.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Martha Kovar; and brother, Simon Kucera.
A rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2012 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Wharton and a Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Wharton with Rev. Dominic Antwi-Boasiako officiating. Burial follows in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Wharton.
Survivors include daughter, Agnes Marie Foster and husband, Logene, of Fulshear; sons, John Joe Polasek and wife, Emily, of Houston, Theodore Louis Polasek and wife, Mary Ann, of Conroe and Joe Allen Polasek and wife, Mary Ann, of Virginia; brother, Sylvester Kucera of Lumberton; grandchildren, Larry Lonnie and Lynn Foster, John T. Polasek, Carol Ann Hankins, Kristi Standish, Katherine Alvarez, Carla Wakefield, Tom Polasek, John Polasek, Joe Polasek and Jennifer Polanco; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers will be Larry Foster, Lonnie Foster, Lynn Foster, John T. Polasek, John J. Polasek, Tyler Polasek and Joe Polasek Jr.
Funeral services are under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home.
Wharton Journal Spectator