obit: Louis "L.D." Kahanek
YOAKUM – Funeral services will be held here Tuesday morning for L. D. (Louis) Kahanek, 86, who died Sunday in a local hospital.
The Rev. Edward Jansky will officiate at 9 a.m. at the Buffington Funeral Home Chapel and at 9:15 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, with grandsons serving as pallbearers. Rosary was recited Monday night.
Mr. Kahanek, a farmer, was born June 11, 1876, in Fayette County.
He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Albert Polis of Edinburgh, Mrs. V. C. Haynes of Yoakum and Mrs. C. O. Hagan of McAllen; seven sons, Lee, Milton, Daniel and Lawrence, all of Yoakum, Julius of San Diego, Calif., Emil of Shiner and Louis of Seguin; a brother, James Kahanek; a sister, Mrs. Angeline Zapalac; 29 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.
Victoria Advocate, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1959
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis