obit: Ignac Zatopek
Funeral services for Ignac Zatopek, 55, of Columbus, father of Norbert Zatopek of Weimar, were held at the Columbus Funeral Home Tuesday morning, with Rev. Joe Love officiating. Burial was in Columbus Cemetery.
Mr. Zatopek died at Columbus Hospital early Sunday morning.
A native of Ellinger, he moved to Columbus in 1926, where he was one of the organizers of the Columbus Gravel Company, known today as the Texas Construction Materials Company. At the time of his death he was serving as superintendent of the Columbus division of the company.
In addition to his son here, owner of Zatopek’s Pharmacy, he is survived by another son, Dr. Leland F. Zatopek, of La Grange; two sisters, Mrs. Anton Medina (?) of Columbus and Mrs. Russell Davis of Los Angeles, Calif.; and two grandchildren.
Weimar Mercury, Friday, March 18, 1949
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis