obit: John J. Turek Sr.
YOAKUM – John J. Turek Sr., 71, a lifelong resident of Lavaca County, died Friday in a Hallettsville hospital after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael O’Shaughnessy officiating. Entombment will be in St. Joseph Mausoleum. A rosary was recited Friday evening at Buffington Funeral Home in Yoakum.
Surviving are a son, Johnnie Turek of Houston; three daughters, Mrs. Franklin Lev of Victoria, Mrs. Ray Lockstedt of Missouri City, and Mrs. Jerry Michalec of Needville; a brother, Tom Turek Jr. of Victoria; two sisters, Mrs. Felix Marek of Yoakum and Miss May Turek of Austin; and 15 grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Victoria Advocate, December 1, 1979
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis