obit: Joe Filip
EL CAMPO – Joe Filip, 81, of El Campo, died Friday in a local hospital.
A resident of El Campo for the past 41 (?) years, Mr. Filip was born Dec. 8, 1896 in Schulenburg.
Funeral services will be held at noon Sunday at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Hillje with the Rev. Peter Higgins officiating. Burial will be in St. Andrews Catholic Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church from 11 a.m. Sunday until time of the services. A rosary will be recited at _ p.m. Saturday at Triska Funeral Home Chapel.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Albina Filip of El Campo, three daughters, Mrs. ___ Koudela of Hillje, Mr. Lester Ladewig of Louise and Mrs. Albert Sustala of Sealy; a son, Joe E. Filip of Houston; three sisters, Misses Mary and Louise Filip and Mrs. Julia Neskora of Moulton; 18 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Victoria Advocate, Saturday, March 11, 1978
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis
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