William Hlozek

William "Bill"
Frank Hlozek 96, of Brenham, Texas (formerly of Houston, Texas), passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2013.
Bill was born in Bryan, Texas on November 26, 1916, the son of the late John and Agnes (Nemec) Hlozek.
He married Geraldine Pustka on August 26, 1941 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in East Bernard, Texas.
Bill worked as a Meat Department Supervisor for Weingartens in Houston and retired after 39 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. Bill was 4th degree in the Knights of Columbus, member of SPJST Lodge #88, KJZT, Czech Heritage Society and the Fayette Czech Singers.
He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Geraldine Hlozek; four daughters: Barbara Fletcher of Houston, Texas; Patricia Peters of Fulshear, Texas; Jeannie Angeli of Houston, Texas; and Marie Worth and husband, David, of Cypress, Texas; two sons: William J. Hlozek and wife, Carolyn; and John Hlozek and wife, Carole, all of Cypress, Texas; eleven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two grandchildren: Matthew Fletcher and Douglas Angeli; two sisters: Agnes Prokop and Bessie Kramr; two half brothers: Frank and Rudolph Spurny; and two half sisters: Mary Faltesek, Annie Bartos.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. Burial will follow at Hostyn Catholic Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home 208 W. Pearl, La Grange, Texas. Family and friends can view and sign the guestbook online at www.lagrangefunerals.com.

Published in Houston Chronicle on Feb. 17, 2013