PORT L AVACA—A funeral mass for August Albert Janis, 86, of Port Lavaca was held Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church in Port Lavaca. Interment followed in Greenlawn Gardens in Port Lavaca w ith militar y honors under the auspices of Calhoun County Veterans Joint Honor Guard.
Rosary was recited on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Richardson- Colonial Funeral Home in Port Lavaca.
Mr. Janis died Monday, Feb. 27.
He was born Jan. 14, 1926, to the Joseph Frank and Julie Helen Pustejovsky Janis.
Mr. Janis was retired from Alcoa, served in the U.S. Navy dur ing World War II, was a member of Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church, VFW Post No. 4403 and past volunteer of the Olivia/Port Alto Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Lillie Anne Jedlicka Janis; his parents; a son, J.D. Janis; and three brothers, Vencil F. Janis, Alex P. Janis and John Janis.
Survivors are two daughters, Janet Janis of Austin, Arleen Janis (Russell) Caffey of Rockdale; two sons, David Janis of Port Lavaca, Larry (Jeanne) Janis of Victoria; a daughter-in-law, Esther Janis of Pasadena; a sister, Willie Mae Motl; two brothers, Jerry Janis and Joe F. Janis Jr.; his grandchildren, Jody (Deborah), Dawn and Tim (Kira) Janis, Steven (Amy Korenek) Caffey, Randy (Jessica) Janis, Robyn Janis (Matt) Wasem, Jordan and Jessica Janis; and five greatgrandchildren, Allyson, Amber and Ayden Foraker, Katrina and Adolina Janis.
Pallbearers were all his grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Our Lady of the Gulf for masses.