obit: John Anton Machac
PORT LAVACA – Funeral services for John Anton Machac, 65, will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday from the Six Mile Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Leonard Swinney will officiate with interment being made in the Six Mile Cemetery.
Mr. Machac, a resident of the Six Mile Community for the past 58 years, died Monday in a Corpus Christi hospital following an illness of one month.
Mr. Machac was born in Lavaca County near Shiner on March 28, 1894. During World War I he served with the Second Army Division in Europe, receiving two purple hearts.
Survivors include two brothers, Frank of Yoakum, Ed of Port Lavaca; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Bombek of Port Arthur and Mrs. Amelia Mikula of Six Mile.
Richardson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Victoria Advocate, Wednesday, July 29, 1959
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis