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Edward Jurek

September 10, 1922 — April 15, 2021

Edward A. Jurek, age 98, of Flatonia, Texas passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Edward was born September 10, 1922 in Moulton, Texas to Claudie Novak Jurek and Valentine Jurek. Edward was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council #3295 and American Legion Post #94. He served his country during WWII in the Army AirForce. Edward is survived by his wife, Merlene Jurek; son Stephen Jurek (Terri) of Columbus, Texas; and daughter Carol Barta (Randy) of Flatonia, Texas; grandchildren Summer Inman (Chris), Alicia Jurek (Kyle Miller), Diana Jurek, and Justin Jurek; and great grandchild Hunter Inman. Edward was preceded in death by father Valentine Jurek; mother Claudie Novak Jurek; brother Fred Jurek; baby brother Vaclav Jurek; sister Mary Syrinek (Lewis); and grandchild Melissa Jurek. A visitation for Edward will be begin Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia, Texas, with a rosary beginning at 7:00 PM. A funeral mass will be Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Flatonia, Texas, officiated by Father Eddie Winkler. Burial will be at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Praha, Texas. Serving as pallbearers are Roy Braden, Jim Jurek, Don Jurek, Robert Syrinek, Kenneth Syrinek and Andrew Syrinek. Honorary pallbearers are Allen Syrinek, Richard Miller, Justin Jurek, Hunter Inman, Chris Inman and Kyle Miller. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Edward to Catholic Daughters of America #2570, Hospice of South Texas or American Legion Post #94. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Jurek family. Smith Funeral Home-128 East 5th Street, Flatonia, Tx 78941 Phone #361-865-3311
FAMILY Merlene Jurek Wife Valentine Jurek Father (deceased) Claudie Novak Jurek Mother (deceased) Stephen Jurek (Terri) Son Carol Barta (Randy) Daughter Summer Inman (Chris) Grandchild Alicia Jurek (Kyle Miller) Grandchild Diana Jurek Grandchild Justin Jurek Grandchild Melissa Jurek Grandchild (deceased) Hunter Inman Great Grandchild Fred Jurek Brother (deceased) Vaclav Jurek Baby Brother (deceased) Mary Syrinek (Lewis) Sister (deceased)
Visitation Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Rosary Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Funeral Mass Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Burial Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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