obit: Anton Emil Gaas
Anton Emil Gaas, 84, of Buckholts, died Tuesday, March 26 at his home. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Saturday at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home with Fr. Ed Karasek officiating. Burial will follow in the Corinth Cemetery. Rosary will be recited 6:00 pm Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Gaas was born May 28, 1928 in Caldwell to Richard and Mary (Marchalek) Gaas. He married Helen Ruth Shenkir. He retired from E. R. Carpenter. He was a member of Ss. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church and ODHS Lodge. He was preceded in death by brother J.D. Gaas and 3 sisters, Josphine Binn, Margaret Polansky and Dorothy Junek. Survivors include:
Wife Helen Gaas of Buckholts
Sons Harold A. Gaas of Buckholts
Donald D. Gaas of Buckholts
Darren K. Gaas of McKinney
Brother Milton Gaas of Bryan
Sister Matilda Kocurek of Caldwell
Step-brother Richard Gaas of Calvert
4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren
Memorials may be made to Ss. Cyril & Methodius Recreation Center in Marak or to Standards Hospice.
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home