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December 18, 1925 — October 8, 2021

Mary Cecilia (Masek) Jasek, 95, of Praha, TX, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 8, 2021, in Brooke Army Medical Center i n San Antonio. Mary was born in Praha on December 18, 1925, to Anton & Cecilia (Kubenka) Masek. She was the third child and only girl of five children. Mary married Adolph C. Jasek of Praha on October 15, 1946, in Praha. They settled on Adolph's parent's f arm in the Praha area, raising nine children. She enjoyed cooking and baking. As a result, her home often smelled of freshly baked goods. Building puzzles, gardening, and sewing were among some of her other favorite activities. She loved to read through the local newspapers, collecting articles and pictures f or the family's numerous scrapbooks. Throughout the day, Mary would make and receive phone calls from family and friends. She would mix Czech into her calls when she didn't want her eavesdropping grandkids to know what was being said in the conversation. Besides being a dedicated wife and loving mother and grandmother, she was a life-long member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Praha. She always looked forward to Saturday evening Mass. She was also a member of KJZT Society #4 in Praha. Mary is survived by sons: Thomas and wife Margaret; Edward and wife Sally; Frank and wife Sherry; Marcus; Luke and friend Lilly; Paul and wife Nancy; Donald and wife Heather. Daughters: Marilyn and husband Allen Cerny; and Susan and husband Andrew Velasquez. She is also survived by sister-in-laws Joyce Masek and Patricia Masek, 23 grandchildren, and 23 great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Adolph, of 63 years; brothers Adolph (and Olga); Anton (and Marie); Jim and George Masek; son-in-law Curtis Atnipp; daughter-in-law Brenda Long Jasek; and grandson-in-law Luciano Ruiz, Jr. Mary lived a good life. Her family and friends will truly miss her. Pallbearers will be Christine Dugas, Nicolas Jasek, Sandi Atnipp, Jacob Jasek, Eric Velasquez, Kevin Jasek, Joshua Velasquez and Haley Jasek. A visitation for Mary will be held Tuesday, October 12, 2021 starting at 11:00 AM at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Flatonia Texas with a rosary being recited at 6:30 PM. A funeral mass will occur Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Praha, Texas with Father Gabriel Maison officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Praha, Texas. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Jasek family. Smith Funeral Home - 128 East 5th Street, Flatonia, Tx 78941 Phone #361-865-3311
FAMILY Adolph C. Jasek Husband (deceased) Anton Masek Father (deceased) Cecilia (Kubenka) Masek Mother (deceased) Thomas Jasek (Margaret) Son Edward Jasek (Sally) Son Frank Jasek (Sherry) Son Marcus Jasek Son Brenda Long Jasek Daughter-in-law (deceased) Luke Jasek (friend Lilly) Son Paul Jasek (Nancy) Son Donald Jasek (Heather) Son Marilyn Cerny (Allen) Daughter Susan Velasquez (Andrew) Daughter Curtis Atnipp Son-in-law (deceased) Joyce Masek Sister-in-law George Masek Brother (deceased) Patricia Masek Sister-in-law Jim Masek Brother (deceased) Adolph Masek (Olga) Brother (deceased) Anton Masek (Marie) Brother (deceased) 23 Grandchildren 23 Great Grandchildren Luciano Ruiz, Jr. Grandson-in-law Numerous Nieces and Nephews and other family members
Visitation Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Rosary Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Funeral Mass Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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