obit: Jerry Prochazka
Jerry Prochazka 90, of Crosby, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 29, 2013.
He was born on August 19, 1923 in Napa, Idaho to Leo and Rosie (Dospel) Prochazka. Jerry served his country during WWII and was honorably discharged from the Army Air Corp. Jerry spent all of his life in the Crosby area, and at the height of his career was the superintendent of Crosby Independent School District. In his free time he enjoyed gardening and volunteering; but his true passion was spending time with his family. Jerry was a very easy going, caring and loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, and friend. He was a true man of God and attended Crosby Brethren Church.
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dolores Prochazka; brothers, Leo and Willie Prochazka. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Jerry is survived by his son, Jerry (Gene); daughter, Shirley Peel and husband, Bob; brother, Henry Prochazka; sisters, Mary Sutherland and Rosie Luckenbach; grandson, Chris Peel and wife, Frances; great-grandsons, Taylor and Garrett Peel. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, October 02, 2013 from 5-8pm at Sterling-White Funeral Home in Highlands, Texas. A service will be held on Thursday, October 03, 2013 at 2pm at Crosby Brethren Church in Crosby, Texas officiated by Dr. Larry Koslovsky. Burial will follow at Sterling-White Cemetery. Honoring the family as pallbearers will be Chris Armstrong, Mickey Welch, Billy Ray Krattey, Don Guillory, Sonny Michalsky, and Bob Rundzieher. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Strawbridge, Joe Anselmo, Arthur Lee Prasele, Joe Lowden, Bill Murff, Frank McKay, Bob Ward, and Johnny Pavlik. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Crosby Brethren Church.
Services have been entrusted to Sterling-White Funeral Home & Cemetery located at 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Road, Highlands, Texas 77562. To send the family condolences please visit www.sterlingwhite.com.
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