Lillian (Hynek) Lenart, age 70, of Plano, formerly of Abbott, went to
be with her Heavenly Father early Sunday afternoon, January 20, 2013 at
A rosary will be recited 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Aderhold Funeral Home
Chapel with visitation to follow until 8:30 p.m. Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Immaculate Heart of
Mary Catholic Church in Abbott, with Msgr. Henry Petter as celebrant.
Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in West.
Mary was born August 16, 1942 near West, the daughter of Joseph O.
and Mary (Skerik) Hynek. She attended school in Abbott and was a 1960
graduate of Abbott High School prior to attending Business College in
Waco. On April 30, 1966, she was united in marriage to Raymond Lenart
in Abbott. Mary was a homemaker before returning to work as an
executive secretary for Experian for many years until retiring in 2006.
She was a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Plano. She was also a
member of the K.J.Z.T. Society, Sokol Dallas, The Dallas Circle of
Czech Women and Polk of A. Mary was proud of her Czech heritage and was
an ardent collector of authentic Czech Folk Music, Bohemian glass and
Czech dolls. She enjoyed listening to polka music, dancing and is a
former Queen of the International Polka Festival held in Ennis. She
attended a college summer session in the Czech Republic to enhance her
knowledge of the Czech culture. Mary was also a very passionate Texas
Longhorns Fan. Above all else she especially loved spending time with
and spoiling her grandchildren.
Mary is preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Dolores Jelen and Carolyn Dvoracek.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 46 years, Ray of Plano; a
son, Steven Lenart and wife Regina of Lucas; three daughters, Cindy
Dupuy and husband Ray of Allen, Kathryn Johnson and husband Ken of Plano
and Emily Donaldson and husband Robert of Plano; grandchildren, Austen,
Chloe and Cambree Dupuy; Izak, Natalie and Lauren Lenart; Ryan, Valerie
and Kayla Johnson; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer
Society, Czech Educational Foundation of Texas, or the Czech Heritage
Museum and Genealogy Center in Temple.
Aderhold Funeral Home, West, Texas