GEORGETOWN—Stanley J. Havelka, 82, of Georgetown, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
Rosary was recited Monday, Aug. 26, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Corn Hill.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Aug. 27, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Corn Hill, with Father Stephen Nesrsta as celebrant. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Corn Hill.
Mr. Havelka was born on July 23, 1931, to Joe and Angeline Havelka.
He graduated from St. Edward’s High School in Austin in 1950.
He married Louise Valenta on Aug. 11, 1953.
Mr. Havelka was a retired farmer and rancher and worked as a machinist for more than 30 years at AirBorn Inc. in Georgetown.
He was an active and lifelong member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Corn Hill and was a member and officer of the KJT Society 55 of Corn Hill (Catholic Union of Texas) and RVOS (Farm Mutual).
Mr. Havelka was preceded in death by his parents, and a daughter Anita Havelka Galvan.
Survivors are his wife, Louise; five daughters, Diane Bringman and husband Leo of Little River Academy, Helen Havelka of Georgetown, Janet Havelka of Georgetown, Susan Klepac and husband Andrew of Jarrell, Carol Sukup and husband Kevin of Georgetown; a son-in-law Richard Galvan of Harlingen; three sisters, Mary Jane Tobolka (Jerry) of Austin, Ann Sehon (Ray) of Temple, Margie Matthews (Richard) of Burnet; two brothers, Joe Havelka (Angie) of Temple, Ed Havelka (Kathy) of Belton; nine grandchildren, John and Alicia Galvan, Joseph, Kristen, James and David Klepac, Margaret, Elizabeth and Clare Sukup; and a great-grandson, Andre Galvan; also, numerous other family and friends.
Pallbearers were John Galvan, Joseph Klepac, James Klepac, David Stanley Klepac, Rick Tobolka and John Valenta.
Memorials may be directed to the EWTN Global Catholic Network, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210; or to the Holy Trinity Catholic Youth Ministry, 8626 Farm to Market 1105, Corn Hill, TX, 76537.