obit: Nellie Karl Valenta
Posted: Monday, August 22, 2011 11:47 am
Nellie Karl Valenta, 78, of Hallettsville, passed away Aug. 20 at Parkview Manor in Weimar.
She was born in Yoakum, March 10, 1933 to Claude Henry and Amelia (Debault) Karl. She married B.J. Valenta Sr., July 8, 1955.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Vernon, Robert and L. J. Karl; and sister Betty Karl.
She is survived by her husband; daughters, Brenda Gail Gideon and husband Denny of Pattison and Marjorie Ann Johs of Vienna; sons, Billy Joe Valenta Jr. of Schulenburg and Karl Edward Valenta and wife Jackie of Alleyton; sister, Marjorie Daniels and husband Charles of Alleyton; grandsons, Billy Joe Valenta III, Cody Valenta, Garrett Johns and Jacob Valenta; granddaughters, Jessica and Kelli Rodriguez and Shellie Colvin; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Aug. 23 at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus. Interment will follow in the Valenta Family Cemetery near Speaks.
Pallbearers scheduled are Donnie Mercer, Lynn Ray Braden, Larry Hillmer, Jerry Henneke, Danny Neiser and Wesley Canada.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Brown-Karhan Health Care Inc., 400 Old Highway 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620-4014.
Colorado County Citizen