obit: Ray Wotipka
Funeral services for Ray Wotipka, 47, of Snook, are set for 2 p.m. Sunday, August 7, at Strickland Funeral Home in Caldwell, with the Rev. Joseph Polasek officiating. Interment will follow in the Masonic Cemetery under the care and direction of Strickland Funeral Home of Caldwell. A visitation is scheduled for Saturday, August 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Wotipka passed away Thursday, August 4, 2011 at St. Joseph's Regional Health Center in Bryan.
Ray was born October 8, 1963 in Caldwell, Texas to Alvin Wotipka and Lillie (Polasek) Wotipka. He married Susan Sebesta August 16, 1986 at Snook Brethren Church. Ray was a member of the SPJST.
Ray was preceded in death by his father; and two brothers, Alvin Joe Wotipka and Johnny Kramer.
Survivors include his wife, Susan Wotipka of Snook; his mother, Lillie Wotipka of Deanville; brother and sister-in-law; Edward and Anna Wotipka of Deanville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Harvey and Deborah Dean of Rockdale; sister-in-law, Grace Kramer of Caldwell; two nieces; April and Crystal Wotipka and two nephews; Dex and Dillon Dean.
Published in The Bryan-College Station Eagle on August 6, 2011