obit: Alma Filla Kahanek
Alma Kahanek, 71, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013 in her sleep at The Heights of Gonzales in Gonzales, Texas.
Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Gonzales, Texas and will be held at Saint James Catholic Church in Gonzales, Texas on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 11:00 am with Father Paul Raaz officiating. Interment will follow at the Saint James Catholic Cemetery in Gonzales, Texas.
Alma was born December 6, 1941 in Hallettsville, Texas. She was the daughter of Adolph and Adela (Rother) Filla. She attended Gonzales High School. Alma married Leroy Kahanek on June 6, 1956 in Hallettsville, Texas and then moved to Houston due to Leroy's Military Duties. Alma was always doing some sort of crafts. She loved taking care of her flower garden and being around animals, she was always taking in strays. But most of all, she loved being with family and friends. In 1986, she moved back to Gonzales to be near her family.
Alma is survived by her mother; Adela Filla of Gonzales, Texas, three brothers; Harvey Filla of Baytown, Texas, Eddie Filla and his wife, Brenda of Bryan, Texas, Marvin Filla and his wife, Katherine of Austin, Texas, one sister, Mildred Nagelmueller and her husband, Charlie of Baytown, Texas, one sister-in-law; Dorothy Ponton of Hallettsville, Texas, three nieces and seven nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Adolph Filla, one sister-in-law; Tish Filla.
Pallbearers will be; Robert Filla of Sugarland, Texas, David Filla of Baytown, Texas, Chuck Nagelmueller of Baytown, Texas, Mark Nagelmueller of Baytown, Texas, Chad Filla of Georgetown, Texas, and James Filla of Austin, Texas.
To join the family in celebrating Alma's life, please go to: www.buffingtonfuneralhomegonzales.com
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