obit: August J. Fojt
Funeral services were held in Weimar Sunday afternoon for August J. Fojt, a resident of the Heritage House nursing home in Eagle Lake who died last Thursday, Feb. 1st. Mr. Fojt was the father of Mrs. Charles Glueck of the Cat Spring community.
He had been in failing health for the past three years, but his death brought much sadness to his family and friends.
The Rev. Charles Carolan of St. Michael’s Catholic Church of Weimar officiated at the services from the chapel of the Hubbard Funeral Home Sunday afternoon and later at St. Michael’s Church. Interment was in the St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were: Alton, Ervin and Johnny Michalcik, Delmar Fojt, Stanley Kucherka, Jr., and Billy Taylor.
Mr. Fojt was born August 4, 1907 in Lavaca County the son of Josef and Johanna Tlucek Fojt. He and Adela Michalcik were united in marriage January 16, 1934. The family resided in Lavaca County until 1940, then moved to Placedo until 1945 when they moved to Weimar community.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Gordon (Jo Ann) Maertz of Columbus and Mrs. Charles (Mildred) Glueck of Cat Spring; five grandchildren; four brothers, Adolf, Emil, Alvin and Milton; and two sisters, Mrs. Alfons Michalcik and Mrs. Herbert Tesch. His parents, a brother and a sister and two grandchildren preceded him in death.
Eagle Lake Headlight, Thurs., Feb. 7, 1974
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis