obit: Mrs. Willie G. Vornsand - nee Starustka
Funeral services for Mrs. Willie G. Vornsand were held Friday at Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home in Schulenburg, with continued services at St. Rose of Lima Church. The Rev. Roger Robbins officiated. Interment was in St. Rose Catholic Cemetery.
Mrs. Vornsand died in Youens Memorial Hospital in Weimar at the age of 75. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Starustka, born Aug. 10, 1898. She married Willie Vornsand Oct. 21, 1919 in St. John, Texas and was a member of Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in Moravia.
She is survived by her husband of Moravia; 2 daughters, Mrs. A. F. Filip of Fort Worth and Mrs. Gene Herzik of Columbus; 2 sons, Willie J. Vornsand, Houston, and George Vornsand, Schulenburg; 5 sisters, Mrs. Otto Gundelach, Mrs. Adolf Goedich, Mrs. Steve Capak, Mrs. John Krovjak and Mrs. Tom Najvar; 12 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were grandsons, Frank Filip of Fort Worth, John Filip of Houston, Joe D. Herzik of Kingsville, James Vornsand of Houston, Michael Vornsand and Garry Thomas of San Antonio.
Colorado County Citizen, August 15, 1974
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis