obit: Frances Christen Patlovany
Frances Christen Patlovany, 87 of El Campo, passed away September 5, 2013. She was born on August 19, 1926 in Weimer, Texas to the late Frank and Frances Laake Christen. Frances was a sales representative for Avon for 50 years, a Hospice volunteer and a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxilary.
She is survived by her son Larry Patlovany and wife Debbie of San Antonio, grandsons Chris Patlovany of Pittsburgh and Matt Patlovany and wife Jennifer of San Antonio, great-grandsons Nathan and Jack Patlovany, and sister Lucille Drabek of Lake Jackson.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents, husband Steve, brothers Dan and Carl Christen, sisters Annie Thumann, Martha German, Toni Dittrich and Ester Hinkel.
Visitation begins at 2 pm on Friday, September 6, 2013 at Triska Funeral Home. The family will receive visitors from 5-6 pm. A Rosary will be held at 9:30 am on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at St. Philip Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass will follow at 10 am with the Reverend Michael Rother officiating. Interment will be at Holy Cross Memorial Park.
Pallbearers are Michael Baca, Frank Drabek, Donald Drabek, Kenneth German and Daniel Dittrich.
Memorial donations in memory of Frances may be made to St. Philip Catholic Church.
Triska Funeral Home