obit: Henrietta Katherine Rainosek Shay
HENRIETTA K. R. SHAY
REFUGIO - Henrietta Katherine Rainosek Shay, 78, died on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 after a long courageous battle with leukemia. She was born February 13, 1935 to John F. Rainosek, Sr. and Annie Zvesper Rainosek and grew up on a small farm between Weimar and Schulenburg, Texas.
She married Wallace Shay on October 20, 1956 in Schulenburg and moved to Refugio, Texas. She loved being with family and especially enjoyed each of her grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, a brother, John F. Rainosek, Jr., and a sister Mary Rainosek.
She is survived by her beloved husband of almost 57 years, sons, Philip (Patty) Shay, David (Theresa) Shay, and daughters, Kathleen (Darrin) Aldrich, and Melany (Gregg) Pullin and eight grandchildren, Michael (Victoria) Shay, Sarah, Daniel, Paige, and Abigail Shay, Jackson Pullin, Elizabeth and Madelyn Aldrich. She is also survived by her sisters, Ann Rainosek, Martha Jurecka, and Marcella Rainosek, and one brother, Frank Rainosek and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
The rosary will be at 7 pm on Thursday, September 19th at Moore Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, September 20th at 10 am at Our Lady of Refuge Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Refugio,Tx.
Services under the direction of Moore Funeral Home, 361-526-4334.