obit: Annie Motal
HALLETTSVILLE – Mrs. Annie Motal, 84, of Hallettsville, died Sunday night in a Yoakum nursing home. She was born in Lavaca County Nov. 13, 1895 and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and KJZT.
A rosary was recited Monday at 7 p.m. by the parish and another rosary will be recited at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Church by the society. The body will lie in state at Kubena Funeral Home until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Services will be held at Sacred Heart Church at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery with Monsignor Stanley Petru officiating.
She is survived by her husband, Henry Motal of Hallettsville; three sons, Charles and Vaclav Motal, both of Houston, and Henry Motal of Austin; a daughter, Mrs. Frances Walleck of Westhoff; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Victoria Advocate, January 15, 1980
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis