obit: Esther Schomberg Zajicek
ESTHER SCHOMBERG ZAJICEK
GANADO - Esther Schomburg Zajicek, 94, of Ganado, departed peacefully from this Earth on Sept. 21, 2011.
She was born on Dec. 13, 1916, in Ganado, to the late Fritz and Melinda Schomburg. Esther was a retired grocery store clerk and a life-time member of St. James Lutheran Church.
She is survived by two daughters, LaVerne (Wilford) Swank of Sugar Land and Lucille Klekar of Ganado; five grandchildren, Terri (Michael) Rodriguez, Tanja Swank, Yvette (Jeff) Smith, Lesley Klekar, and Ryan Klekar; two great-grandchildren, Tamara Rodriguez and Brandon Rodriguez; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, Esther was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Zajicek; sisters, Clara Schoenfield and Elsie Zajicek; brothers, Ernest, Walter, Charlie and Henry Schomburg; and son-in-law, L.J. Klekar.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 at Ganado Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 at St. James Lutheran Church in Ganado with Rev. Chris Heinold officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Ganado Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Lutheran Church in Ganado or a charity of the donor's choice.
Ganado Funeral Home, Ganado, 361-771-2120.
Published in Victoria Advocate on September 23, 2011