obit: Lester R. Kocurek
Lester R. Kocurek
May 23, 1934 - June 10, 2013
Lester R Kocurek, 79, of Garwood, Texas passed away on June 10, 2013 in Eagle Lake, Texas.
He was born on May 23, 1934 to Anton and Mary (Shimek) Kocurek in Alleyton, Texas. Lester worked as a farm laborer and has lived in the Garwood area over 60 years.
Lester is survived by his daughter, Carla Moreno of Fort Worth, TX; sons, Louis A. Kocurek of Garwood, TX, and John F. Kocurek and wife Brenda of Whitney, TX; two grandchildren, Judy Terrazas and Justus Moreno.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Anton Kocurek, and Mary (Shimek) Kocurek, brothers, Milton Kocurek, LeRoy Kocurek, and Leon Kocurek, and sisters, Lucille Jurasek, and Elsie Norlin.
Visitation will be held at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus on Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm; and on Friday, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 2:00 pm at Henneke Funeral Home with Deacon Bennie Holesovsky officiating. Burial will take place in the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery in Columbus. Pallbearers are Louis Kocurek, John Kocurek, David Sommers, Mark Wied, Sam Pirtle, John Baca, Mike Lanier, and Doug Wied.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Garwood Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 131, Garwood, TX 77442; or the charity of your choice.
Henneke Funeral Home