obit: Alfred Zatopek
Funeral services for Alfred H. Zatopek were held from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellinger Monday, with Father Kolar officiating. Burial was in Hostyn Hill Catholic Cemetery. Mr. Zatopek, a life-time resident of this area died in Autumn Hills Nursing Home Oct. 2 after an illness of 6 months.
He was a son of Frank and Henrietta Krenek Zatopek, born in Fayette County Nov. 19, 1929. He was employed as a drag line operator by Superior Sand and Gravel.
Rosary was recited at Henneke Funeral Home Sunday. Henneke Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Norma Zatopek of Columbus; 3 sons, Ronnie, David and James Zatopek, all of Columbus; one sister, Mrs. Adeline Svatek of El Campo; 3 brothers, Bernard and Eddie of Houston and Adolph of Ellinger.
Pallbearers were Jerry Faldyn, Edward Faldyn, Kenny Svatek, Dennis Zatopek, Michael Krenek and Tommy Lycka.
Colorado County Citizen, October 7, 1976
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis