obit: Frankie P. Klekar
Frankie P. Klekar, 86, of Hallettsville, passed away Feb. 28, 2013. He was born on Jan. 23, 1927 to John P. & Mary Micek Klekar in Hallettsville. He married Lucille Ann Janak on Sept. 25, 1950 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church near Hallettsville. He was a veteran of WWII; member of the American Legion, VFW, KJT, St. Mary’s Altar Society, and St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
Frankie is survived by: his wife Lucille; 2 daughters, Annette Prochaska & husband Robert of El Campo, and Laurie Janak & husband Glenn of Hallettsville; 3 sons, Stanley Klekar & wife Mary Jo of Brenham, Larry Klekar & wife Linda of San Antonio, and Francis Klekar & wife Charlene of Hallettsville; 12 grandchildren, Justin Klekar, Robbie Klekar, Chad Klekar, Jason Prochaska, Ryan Prochaska, Garrett Prochaska, Bryan Klekar, Jeffrey Janak, Eric Klekar, Kristen Hull, Jennifer Thibedeaux, and Tamera Klekar; and 10 great grandchildren, Riley Klekar, Nicholas Klekar, Taryn Thibedeaux, Tenley Thibedeaux, Brooks Hull, Easton Hull, Kennedy Klekar, Charlotte Prochaska, Trey Peikert, and Libby Peikert.
Frankie was preceded in death by: his parents; 2 brothers, Paul Klekar and Lt. Col. John F. Klekar; and 5 sisters, Mary Uhyrek, Annie Macmahon, Louise Lorke, Rosie Migl, and Elenora Rainosek.
Funeral Mass Service: 2 pm, Sunday, March 3, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church near Hallettsville. Visitation: 4 pm, Saturday at Kubena Funeral Home. Rosaries: 7 pm, Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church; and 1:30 pm Sunday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Officiate: Msgr. John Peters. Pallbearers (grandsons): Justin Klekar, Robbie Klekar, Chad Klekar, Jason Prochaska, Ryan Prochaska, Garrett Prochaska, Bryan Klekar, Jeffrey Janak, and Eric Klekar. Honorary Pallbearers: the granddaughters and great grandchildren. Memorials: St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Altar Society, Hospice of South Texas, or Donor’s Choice. Burial: St. Ludmila Catholic Cemetery.
Kubena Funeral Home