obit: Valentin Krpec
YOAKUM – Funeral services for Valentin Krpec, 93, were held Wednesday at Buffington Chapel and at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. The Rev. Peter Esterak officiated and burial was in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Rosary was recited at the chapel Tuesday night.
Mr. Krpec died at the Colonial Rest Home in Schulenburg Monday at 2:30 p.m. A former Yoakum resident, he was a native of Czechoslovakia. He was born Dec. 20 (?), 1870.
A sister, Mrs. Mary Pish, numerous nieces and nephews are among survivors.
Victoria Advocate, Saturday, Feb. 1, 1964
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis