obit: Oscar C. Jilek
YOAKUM – Oscar C. Jilek, 76, of 718 West St., in Yoakum, died Tuesday at 8:53 p.m. in a Yoakum hospital.
Born March 20, 1903 in Yoakum, Mr. Jilek was a retired railroad company employee.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Rosary was recited Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Jilek is survived by three sisters, Mrs. James P. King and Mrs. S. D. Warner, both of Yoakum, and Mrs. Paul C. Burrill of Boston, Mass.
Pallbearers will be Claud E. Jacobs, Jodie Jacobs, Joe Brown, Gordy Vrazel, John O’Neill and Milton Stahala.
Victoria Advocate, February 14, 1980
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis