obit: Victoria Bohac Zurek
Amarillo Globe-News (TX) - April 28, 2011
Deceased Name: Victoria Bohac Zurek
WALLIS - Victoria Bohac Zurek, 96, died Saturday, April 23, 2011, in Sealy. Mass was celebrated Wednesday in Guardian Angel Church with Bishop Patrick J. Zurek as celebrant, and the Rev. Thui Quang Nguyen, pastor, assisting. Burial was in Guardian Angels Cemetery.
Victoria Bohac was born Dec. 22, 1914, to Frank and Filomena Bohac. She was raised in Wallis and attended Guardian Angel School. She married Arnold Zurek on Oct. 24, 1937. Mrs. Zurek, mother of Bishop Patrick J. Zurek, was a lifelong homemaker. She was a member of Guardian Angel Church, KJZT. and Catholic Daughters in Wallis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Albina Bohac; her husband, Arnold Zurek; a son, Dennis Zurek; a sister, Marie Gratze; and a brother, Rudolph Bohac.
In addition to Bishop Zurek, survivors include a son, Lawrence Zurek and wife Jeanette of Wallis; two sisters, Georgie Malak of Brenham and Lillian Drapela of Houston; her grandchildren, Christopher Zurek and wife Gina, Michael Zurek and wife Jenny, David Zurek, Rebecca Copeland and husband Brett and Dennis Zurek Jr. and wife Deborah; her great-grandchildren, Kayla, Scott, Kevin, and Karesta Zurek and husband Travis Stroud, Alyssa, Brian, and Jake Zurek and Ariel Defatta; her great-great-grandchildren, Liath Faye Stroud and Skylar Lynn Jenkins; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Frances Felcman, Marcus Felcman, Joe Pitcik, Gerald Pitcik, Freddy Hrnicko and Edward Wensel.