obit: Leonard Felix Sebesta, Sr.
Leonard Felix Sebesta, Sr., 81, of Houston, Texas, passed away peacefully on April 30, 2013.
He was born October 29, 1931 in Monaville, Texas, to parents Joe and Theresa Sebesta. Leonard grew up working on the family farm where he enjoyed many years of fishing on the Brazos River. He served proudly in the United States Army, and then retired in 1987 after 31 years of service with the Metropolitan Transit Authority.
He is preceded in death by his parents, son Robert, sister Dorothy Kresta, and brother Louis Sebesta.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lucy Sebesta; sisters Cecilia Cegielski and husband Dominik, and Stella Mayfield; sons Leonard Sebesta, Jr. and wife Kelly, Thomas Sebesta and wife Tracy, Roger Sebesta and wife Diane; and grandchildren Crystal, William, Hannah and Douglas; numerous nieces and nephews, and many family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 3, 2013 from 6-8pm with a Catholic Rosary at 7pm at Heights Funeral Home in Houston. Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 8825 Kempwood Drive in Houston, at 11:30am on Saturday, May 4, 2013. Interment will follow at St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. in Chappell Hill, Texas.
Heights Funeral Home