Our Obituaries

Michael William Mikulik

September 10, 1984 - December 23, 2017

Michael William Mikulik, 33, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017.Cremation Rites are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.Michael was born on September 10, 1984 in San Francisco, California. He was the son of James and Phyllis (Flores) Mikulik. After graduating high school, Michael took some...
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Ben Rivera

January 12, 1931 - December 16, 2017

Ben Rivera, 86, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Hallettsville Nursing & Rehab in Hallettsville, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:00 am at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Bryan Heyer officiating. Interment will follow at Shiner...
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Margie Ann Walker

December 26, 1942 - December 12, 2017

Margie Ann Walker, 74, of Moulton, Texas passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at her residence.Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home and will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10:00 am at Buffington Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Shiner City Cemetery.Margie was born on December 26, 1942 in Gonzales, Texas. She was the daughter of Ed and Irene ...
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Donald Roy Wertz

April 18, 1914 - December 8, 2017

Donald Roy Wertz Sr., longtime Shiner resident, was finally called to Glory on Friday, December 8, at the age of 103. He was living in Schulenburg in the home of Rose and Peewee Cardenas, his devoted caregivers.Born April 18, 1914, in Windber, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Roy Garfield and Myrl (Menoher) Wertz. He grew up in Johnstown until his family moved to Texas in 1928, settling in San...
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Wendell A. Klein

January 22, 1931 - November 13, 2017

KLEIN, Wendell AlfredWendell Klein passed away November 13, 2017 in Shiner, Texas. He was born January 22, 1931 in Houston and was 86 at the time of his death. Wendell is survived by his loving wife of 67 years Donna Rose Klein, daughters Sherri Cherry and husband Ray of Dallas and Delise Koone and husband Paul of Shiner, granddaughters Kimberly Chapman and husband Richard, Stacey Hardwick and...
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Don G. Kaspar

November 24, 1928 - November 4, 2017

Donald Gordon "Daddy Don" Kaspar passed away on Saturday, November 4th, 2017. Don was a dedicated husband, father, employer, former student of Texas A&M University and member of the Shiner community.Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 11:00 am at First United Methodist Church in Shiner, Texas with...
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Margie Lee Zimmerman

December 20, 1937 - October 25, 2017

Margie Lee (Stewart) Zimmerman, 79, of Shiner, Texas, a gentle soul passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Citizens Hospital in Victoria, Texas after a short illness.Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10:00 am at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Elaine Gomulka officiating....
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Ernest Ervin Berger

September 2, 1939 - September 19, 2017

Ernest Ervin Berger, 78, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at his residence.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas, and will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 10:00 am at Saint Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Bryan Heyer officiating. Interment will follow at Shiner Catholic Cemetery in...
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Dorothy Christa Muras

December 17, 1920 - August 15, 2017

Dorothy Christa Muras of Shiner passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the age of 96. The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday, August 21, 2017 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm at the Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas. The Rosary will be recited on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 6:30pm. Dorothy's Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 11:00 am at...
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Ruby Diebel

September 10, 1932 - July 26, 2017

Ruby Ella (Boedeker) Frers Diebel, 84, of Pearland, Texas passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at Colonial Oaks Assisted Living Center in Pearland, Texas.Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 11:00 am at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Barney Matocha from Trinity Lutheran Church...
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Violet Rose Redd

August 11, 1944 - July 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home, Shiner, TX.
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Natividad Perez

September 9, 1922 - March 12, 2017

Natividad "Nacho" Perez, 94, of Shiner, Texas fell asleep in death on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Moulton, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 10:00 am at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Bryan Heyer officiating. Interment will follow...
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Elvarea Tate

August 11, 1929 - February 26, 2017

YOAKUM - Elvarea Dove, 87, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017. She was born August 11, 1929, into a family of 7 children in Moulton, Texas to the late Claude McKinley Dove and, Effie Mae Norsworthy Dove. Survivors include her Children, Dennis Wayne Tate, Cynthia Kaye Rawlings, Michael Lloyd Tate, Lana Rae Ellis, Larry Lynn Tate, and, Terry Glen Tate, and one brother Curtis Bunion Dove of Elgin...
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Leora Mae Gregory

October 5, 1915 - February 26, 2017

Leora Gregory passed from our Earthy presence at the age of 101 years on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the home of her daughter Marilyn Tibodeaux of Shiner. Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Zion Lutheran Church in Moulton, Texas. Interment will follow at Moulton City Cemetery in Moulton,...
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Elvera Christina Jaks

February 3, 1918 - February 6, 2017

Elvera Christina (Sander) Jaks, of Shiner Texas, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017, at the age of 99 years and three days. Funeral services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Shiner United Dr. Martin Luther Church in Shiner Texas, with Reverend Elaine Gomulka officiating. Interment will follow...
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Isidor Camacho

March 15, 1945 - December 23, 2016

Isidor Arredondo Camacho, 71, of Shiner, Texas passed away at his son's residence in San Antonio, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 10:00 am at Saints Cyril &Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Brian Heyer officiating. Interment will follow at Shiner Catholic Cemetery in...
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Adela Berger

July 19, 1915 - December 16, 2016

Adela (Della) Berger age 101 of Shiner passed away December 16, 2016. Della was born in the Witting Community on July 19, 1915 to the late Thomas Steinocher and Mary Kalisek Steinocher. She was member of the St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church and a homemaker. She is preceded in death by husband Edwin F. Berger on June 20, 1999, 1 son-Edwin (Sonny) Berger Jr., 2 daughters-Delores Berckenhoff...
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Billy Jack Henry

February 20, 1976 - December 9, 2016

Billy Jack Henry, 40, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Friday, December 9, 2016 in San Marcos, Texas.Cremation Rites are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.Billy was born on February 20, 1976 in Yoakum, Texas. He was the son of Gordon and Carolyn (Holland) Henry. He worked as a mechanic, and he liked working on all cars....
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Hilda Stoeltje Anderson

March 9, 1914 - November 26, 2016

Hilda (Mueller) Anderson, 102, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Shiner Nursing and Rehab in Shiner, Texas.Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Shiner City Cemetery in Shiner, Texas. Visitation will be on...
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Ester Perez

May 8, 1928 - November 19, 2016

Ester Perez, 88, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Yoakum Community Hospital in Yoakum, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 10:30 am at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Bryan Heyer officiating. Interment will follow at Shiner...
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Gladys Mae VEIT

June 28, 1930 - July 28, 2016

Gladys Mae (Vincik) Veit, 86, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Shady Oak Nursing Home in Moulton, Texas. Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funereal Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 10:00 am at Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Bryan Heyer officiating. Interment will follow at S.P.J...
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Mary Agnes Wagner

August 11, 1923 - June 27, 2016

Mary Agnes Wagner, 92, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Monday, June 27, 2016 at DeTar Hospital in Victoria, Texas.Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 10:00 am at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at Shiner Catholic Cemetery. A Rosary will be recited on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm...
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Walter Edward Brunkenhoefer

May 30, 1949 - May 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home, Shiner, TX.
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Walter Vincik

April 18, 1935 - May 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home, Shiner, TX.
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Melvin Washington Shulak

May 15, 1924 - May 2, 2016

Melvin Washington, 91, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Monday, May2, 2016 at Warm Springs Speciality Hospital in Victoria, Texas.Melvin was born on May 15, 1924 in Lavaca County, Texas. He was the son of John and Lillie (Lovell) Shulak.He lived in old Moulton and attended Nickel Shool. Melvin enlisted in the Army at age 17.He served in Korea, Japan, and Germany where he met his wife Johanna. ...
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Amy Lois Lacina

June 3, 1957 - April 11, 2016

Amy Lois (Ham) Lacina passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016 at Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.Cremation Rites are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date to celebrate Amy's life.Amy was born on June 3, 1957 in Angleton, Texas. She was the daughter of Vernon and Dorothy Ham. Amy liked to crochet and do cross...
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Annie Kocian

April 24, 1924 - April 10, 2016

Ann (Novosad) Kocian, 91, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 in Shiner, Texas surrounded by her loving family. A visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A Rosary will follow at 7:00 PM, led by Father Jasper Liggio, of Victoria, Texas on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel in Shiner, Texas.Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Thursday, April 14, 2016...
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George W. Wehmann

April 4, 1920 - March 11, 2016

George Weldon Wehmann passed from this earthly life on Friday March 11, 2016 at the age of 95 years in Shiner, Texas.George was born on Easter Sunday, April 4, 1920 in Yoakum, Texas to Edmund and Normania (Poth) Wehmann. He was baptized June 20, 1920 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Yoakum, and confirmed on April 14, 1935 at St. John Lutheran Church in Poth, Texas.George grew up on a farm near...
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Agnes M. Kokas

June 20, 1923 - March 11, 2016

KOKAS, Agnes Mary (Strakos), age 92, of Shiner passed away peacefully at 9:45am on Friday March 11, 2016. She was born June 20, 1923 near Shiner, Lavaca County, Texas. She was a graduate of Shiner High School in 1942. Her talents were many as she was an active member of Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, a homemaker who enjoyed sewing & quilting and was known for her delicious...
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Elva Sophie Bender

May 19, 1918 - February 27, 2016

.Elva Harbers Bender was born on May 19, 1918 in the Kokernot Community in Gonzales County, Texas, to Emil and Hulda (Schmidt) Harbers. She went to her Heavenly home on February 27, 2016.A prayer service will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 6:30 pm at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel in Shiner, Texas. Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home and will be held on...
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Bynah Francez Stallings

May 27, 1926 - January 28, 2016

Many things can be said about Bynah Francez Stallings. Known to friends and acquaintances as a friendly, energetic, empathic and decisive woman, her compassionate nature would always shine through, revealing her charm, warmth and conscientious demeanor. She was warmhearted, gentle and organized in all the things she sought to accomplish. Bynah was a mentor, a natural "teacher" capable of seeing...
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Flora Marie Suhr

October 6, 1917 - January 20, 2016


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Charles George Kucera

February 10, 1933 - January 17, 2016

Charles George Kucera passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2016, at age 82. He was born February 10, 1933 in Moravia, Texas, to parents Charles Joseph and Mary M. (Provazek) Kucera. Charles attended the Breslau School near Hallettsville, and later moved with his family to Houston in 1957. He met and married Betty Jo (Kurtz) Kucera of Shiner in 1973. The couple lived and worked in Houston,...
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Alice Annie DeHarde

December 6, 1920 - January 13, 2016

Alice Annie DeHarde, 95, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Shiner Nursing and Rehab in Shiner, Texas.Funeral Service is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Dr. Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Shiner, Texas with Reverend Elaine Gomulka and Paul Muehlbrad officiating. Interment...
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Helen Marie Daniel

July 16, 1922 - December 16, 2015

On December 16, Helen Daniel of San Antonio, died peacefully in the presence of her family.Helen was youngest and last surviving child of a pioneer Shiner, TX family who settled in the late 19th Century. She graduated from St. Ludmila Academy in Shiner and West Texas State University in San Angelo and was a professional administrative assistant during the 40's and 50's. Her greatest...
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Leona C. Meyer

August 27, 1912 - November 9, 2015

Leona C. Meyer, 103, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Monday, November 9, 2015 at Shiner Nursing & Rehab in Shiner, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at...
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Daniel Charles Veit

October 10, 1923 - November 5, 2015

Daniel Charles Veit, 92, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at Yoakum Community Hospital in Yoakum, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, November 9, 2015 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at...
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Charles Anthony Machacek

February 3, 1946 - September 19, 2015

Charles Anthony Machacek, 69, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Houston Hospice in Houston, Texas. Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at...
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Margarito Rodriguez

February 22, 1949 - August 4, 2015

Margarito Rodriguez, 66, of Temple, Texas passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Creekside Terrace Nursing and Rehab in Belton, Texas.Funeral Service is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at the Buffington Funeral Home Chapel in Shiner, Texas with Father Jason Martini officiating. Interment will follow at the...
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Victor Robert Strakos

July 14, 1965 - July 27, 2015

Victor Robert "Vic" Strakos, Jr., 50, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Monday, July 27, 2015 at his residence in Shiner, Texas. Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, July 31, 2015 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at the...
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Edith Marie Pulkrabek

June 25, 1920 - July 24, 2015

Edith "Duckie"(Dreyer) Pulkrabek, 95, of Yoakum, Texas passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015 in Yoakum, Texas.Duckie was born on June 25, 1920 in Dreyer, Texas. She was the daughter of Julius A. and Alvina (Noack) Dreyer. She married Victor Pulkrabek on July 27, 1937 in Shiner. Duckie was an avid reader, reading a book a day after she retired to the nursing home. She enjoyed taking care of her...
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Paul Amador

January 26, 1937 - July 7, 2015


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Edwin Renken

February 20, 1952 - July 7, 2015


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Alma Grace Norrid

March 7, 1924 - June 18, 2015

Alma Grace (Menger) Norrid, 91, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Hallettsville Nursing and Rehab in Hallettsville, Texas.Cremation Rites are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas. No services are scheduled.Alma was born on March 7, 1924 in San Antonio, Texas. She was the daughter of Garnet and Lottie (Schoenbohm) Menger. She married Leon Norrid...
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Ludmila Pustejovsky

February 15, 1922 - June 6, 2015

Mrs. Ludmila Pustejovsky age 93 of Cuero, Texas passed away June 6, 2015. Ludmila was born on February 15, 1922 in Dilworth, Texas to the late Louis Kneifel and Theresa Peters Kneifel. She was a member of the St. Michael Catholic Church in Cuero and the Catholic Daughters.She is survived by- 1 brother-Edwin Kneifel and wife Mollie of Pipe Creek, Texas, 1 sister-in-law-Lorene Hajek of Shiner,...
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Berniece Dalton Eggert

April 5, 1937 - May 23, 2015


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Darryl Edward Pekar

February 4, 1966 - May 23, 2015

Darryl Edward Pekar, 49, of Houston, Texas passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Methodist West Hospital in Houston, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at the...
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Cody Wayne Muelker

August 12, 1981 - May 19, 2015

Cody Wayne Muelker, 33, of Temple, Texas passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Scott-White Hospital in Temple, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at the Shiner...
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Mary Catherine Vincik

May 22, 1918 - May 4, 2015

Mary Catherine Vincik, 96, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Monday, May 4, 2015 at Shiner Nursing and Rehab. in Shiner, Texas.Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel in Shiner, Texas with Deacon Joe Machacek officiating. Interment will follow at the Shiner Catholic...
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Alice Alma Kotzebue

July 31, 1921 - April 28, 2015

Alice was born July 31, 1921 in Shiner, Texas to Christian Charles & Annie (Boehm) Cook. She is predeceased by her husband, Wilson Louis Kotzebue, her parents as well as these brothers and sisters--Edwin Cook, Martha Barta, Elenora Holub, Annie Weikel, Charles "Boy" Cook, Ida Maeker, Lillian Bailey-and their spouses. Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in...
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Vera Orsak

December 22, 1930 - April 17, 2015

Veronica "Vera" Orsak, 84, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Detar Hospital in Victoria, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at the Shiner...
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Marjorie Adelyn Burns

June 6, 1925 - March 11, 2015


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Alton Ray Hall

September 24, 1937 - February 24, 2015

Alton Ray Hall, 77, of Shiner passed away February 24, 2015 at his home. He was born September 24, 1937 in Klean Coal, West Virginia to Homer Jay and Anna Leona (Smith) Hall.Mr. Hall served in the U. S. Navy as radioman aboard ship. He was a stone mason entering the craft as a young man and working on many projects in Texas and other states. He worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 11 years....
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Janice Ruth Kuck

March 28, 1933 - February 17, 2015

Janice Ruth Kuck, 81, of Shiner, Texas passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at DeTar-Navarro Hospital in Victoria, Texas.Cremation Rites are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Dr. Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Shiner, Texas with Reverend Elaine Gomulka officiating. There will be a Visitation...
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Evelyn Werner

May 16, 1923 - February 14, 2015

Evelyn Werner age 91 of Shiner, Texas passed away February 14, 2015. Evelyn was born in Shiner, Texas on May 16, 1923 to the late Robert Seidenberger and Margaret Stock Seidenberger. She was member of the St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, Ladies Auxiliary American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War and the Altar Society. She retired from Tandy Brand after 50 years.She is preceded in death...
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Jacinto Jessie Canales

August 17, 1914 - February 13, 2015

Jacinto Jessie Canales age 100 of Shiner passed away February 13, 2015. Jessie was born on August 17, 1914 in Yoakum, Texas to the late Tiburcio Canales and Leonor Garza Canales. He was a member of the St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, a 60 year member of the American Legion and Veteran of Foreign War and an Army Veteran of WWII.He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and extended...
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Nicodemus Joseph Kutac

September 20, 1924 - February 5, 2015

Nicodemus (Nick) Joseph Kutac, Jr.Nicodemus Joseph Kutac, Jr., 90, passed away at his home in Houston, Thursday, February 5, 2015. He was born in Sweet Home, Texas to Nicodemus Kutac, Sr., and his wife, Agnes Malik Kutac. He was educated at St. Joseph Catholic School in Yoakum, Texas where he was Salutatorian of his high school senior class in 1943. After serving in the U. S. Army in Germany...
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Evelyn Bertha Grossman

June 11, 1928 - February 2, 2015


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Joseph Wayne Culak

September 21, 1977 - January 30, 2015


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Betty Jean Vaclavik

April 19, 1937 - January 24, 2015

Betty Jean Vaclavik, 77, of Shiner, Texas went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Hallettsville, Texas, surrounded by her children and grandchildren.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father John Peters...
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Betty Jo Kucera

August 31, 1941 - December 27, 2014

Betty Jo Kucera passed away on Saturday, December 27, 2014, at age 73. She was born August 31, 1941 in Shiner, Texas. Betty attended and graduated from St. Ludmila Academy in Shiner, and later married Charles Kucera of Houston in 1973. The couple lived and worked in Houston, Betty being employed as an electronic assembler for Hydril for several years. She enjoyed gardening and canning her own...
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Alvin Franklin Cook

August 25, 1929 - December 22, 2014

Alvin Franklin "Frank" Cook, 85, of Austin, Texas passed away on Monday, December 22, 2014 at Riverside Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Austin, Texas.Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Saturday, December27, 2014 at 10:00 am at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel in Shiner, Texas with Reverend Gary Rogers officiating....
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Barbara Ann Janak

August 30, 1938 - December 15, 2014

Barbara Ann Janak, 76, of Houston, Texas passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2014 at Methodist Medical Center Hospital in Houston, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will...
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Laddie Charles Hajek

July 4, 1928 - December 14, 2014

Laddie C. Hajek, 86, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at Yoakum Community Hospital in Yoakum, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at the...
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Dennis James Machart

November 8, 1947 - November 23, 2014

Dennis Machart, 67, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Detar Hospital in Victoria, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 10:00 am at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at the Shiner...
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Connie R. Zbranek

March 30, 1957 - November 5, 2014

Connie R. Zbranek age 57 of Shiner passed away November 5, 2014. She was born on March 30, 1957 in Gonzales to the late Laddie L. Zbranek Sr. and Henrietta Valenta Zbranek. Connie was a member of the St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner. She is preceded in death by one brother and one sister.She is survived by one brother-Freddie Zbranek of Shiner one sister-Linda Rothbauer of...
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Edwin John Hoepfl

September 14, 1943 - October 26, 2014

Edwin "Buben" John Hoepfl Jr., 71, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at his residence.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 10:00 am at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at the Shiner Catholic...
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Leslie James Schuette

January 6, 1941 - September 12, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home, Shiner, TX.
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Vernell Marie Machacek

August 9, 1935 - August 31, 2014

Vernell Marie (Hollas) Machacek, 79, of Lagrange, Texas and formerly of Shiner, Texas passed away on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Care Inn of LaGrange in Lagrange, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:00 am at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Deacon Joe Machacek...
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Johnnie Frank Hajek

April 19, 1925 - August 19, 2014

Johnnie F Hajek Sr., 89, of Austin, Texas passed away on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 at his residence.Johnnie who was named for his grandfather was Baptized Jan Frantisek Hajek, He was born on April 19, 1925 in Shiner, Texas. His family had a deep Czech heritage. He learned Czech by listening to the women folk talk & became fluent over time. He also mastered the Russian language at the...
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Marie Gates

December 6, 1915 - July 30, 2014

Marie Gates, 98, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Shiner Nursing & Rehab in Shiner, Texas.Graveside Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Shiner Catholic Cemetery in Shiner, Texas with Pastor Joshua Bolch officiating. Visitation will begin at 3:00pm on Friday, August...
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Anita Louise Mikes

July 9, 1917 - July 27, 2014

Anita Mikes, 97, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Shiner Nursing & Rehab in Shiner, Texas.Anita was born on July 9, 1917 in Shiner, Texas. She was the daughter of Paul Richard Otto and Ida Marie Louise (Helweg) Schreiber. She was baptized September 30, 1917 at Dr. Martin Luther Lutheran Church, Shiner, Texas and Confirmed September 4, 1932 at Witting Lutheran...
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Ella Clara Seidenberger

February 7, 1917 - July 25, 2014

Ella Clara Seidenberger, 97, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Shiner Nursing & Rehab in Shiner, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 10:00 am at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at the...
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Anthony Alphonse Jalufka

May 21, 1935 - July 17, 2014

Anthony Alphonse "Jake Jalufka, 79, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Detar Hospital in Victoria, Texas.Funeral Mass in under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and willbe held at 10:00 am on Monday, July 21, 2014 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at the...
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Bonnie Kay Sralla

June 29, 1969 - July 16, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home, Shiner, TX.
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Marlene Agnes Wagner

September 18, 1936 - July 15, 2014

Marlene Agnes (Wendel) Wagner, 77, of Victoria, and formerly of Shiner, Texas passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Twin Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Victoria, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, July 18, 2014 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby...
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Patricia JoAnn Morvant

October 16, 1949 - June 25, 2014

Patricia JoAnn (Galovic) Morvant, 64, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.Funeral Mass was under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and were held on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 10:00 am at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment followed...
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Vera Ellen Cimrhanzel

January 1, 1942 - May 18, 2014

Vera Ellen (Perekrest) Cimrhanzel, 72, of Shiner, Texas entered into rest on Sunday, May 18, 2014 in Pinedale, Wyoming while visiting family. Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm at the Buffington Funeral Home Chapel in Shiner, Texas with Reverend Tom Rawls officiating. Visitation will begin at 11...
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Ben Charles Roznovsky

August 12, 1929 - May 15, 2014

Ben Charles Roznovsky, 84, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Shiner Nursing & Rehab in Shiner, Texas.Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Kirby Hlavaty officiating. Interment will follow at Shiner...
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Laddie Louis Zbranek

December 7, 1916 - May 10, 2014

Mr. Laddie Louis Zbranek age 97 of Shiner passed away May 10, 2014. Laddie was born December 7, 1916 in Sweet Home to Pete and Johanna (Gillia Zbranek). He was a farmer and member of the Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church. Laddie is preceded in death by his wife Henrietta Valenta Zbranek in 1994, one daughter; Sidonia Zbranek, one son; Laddie Zbranek Jr., 3 brothers; Pete, George and Ed...
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Gerald Odom Witt

October 29, 1934 - May 25, 2013

Gerald Odom Witt, 78, of Elmendorf, Texas passed away Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the Mission Trail Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel in Shiner, Texas with Reverend James Lee Kitchen of Lufkin, Texas officiating. Interment will...
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Wilbert August Bender

March 10, 1921 - October 2, 2011

Wilbert August Bender "Wimpy" of Shiner, Texas passed away on October 2, 2011. Wilbert was born on March 10, 1921 in Shiner to the late Hedwig and Albin Bender.Wilbert served overseas in WWII and after coming home, he worked as a carpenter. Later, he joined Temple Lumber Company and worked there for 31 years.Wilbert was a member of the American Legion post 201 and a Life Member of the V...
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Harvey Louis Pohler

March 10, 1916 - October 1, 2011

Harvey L. Pohler, Sr.Harvey Louis Pohler, Sr., 95, of Shiner passed away on October 1, 2011.A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at the SS. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner.Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 3, 2011 at SS. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church with the Rev. Kirby Hlavaty officiating.Burial will follow at...
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Charles Albert Lucke

September 1, 1925 - September 30, 2011

Charles Albert Lucke, 86, of Shiner, Texas passed away on September 30, 2011. Charles was born on September 1, 1925 in Shiner, Texas to the late Charles Lucke and Carrie Albert. Charles was also preceded in death by his infant daughter and daughter Renee Lucke. Charles worked at Otto Goedecke Cotton Firm for about twenty years. He was a member of the local American Legion #230. He was active in...
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Joe Thomas Patek

July 17, 1936 - September 18, 2011

Joe "Peppy" Patek Jr. of Shiner, Texas passed away on September 18, 2011 in Round Rock, Texas at the age of 75. Joe was born in Shiner, Texas on July 17, 1936 to the late Joseph and Emily (Novasad) Patek. Joe married Evelyn Caka on October 29, 1961 and they made their home in Shiner. Joe was a partner in the family business, Patek Grocery & Market for 30 years . At the age of 50, Joe left the...
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Regina Matilda Fisseler

February 26, 1919 - September 13, 2011

Shiner - Regina Seidenberger Fisseler, 92, of Shiner, passed away, Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at her home in Shiner, Texas. Regina was born on February 26, 1919 in Shiner, to Robert and Margareta (Stock) Seidenberger. On June 24, 1940, Regina married Oscar B. Fisseler in the Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner. Oscar preceded her in death on May 30, 2010. ...
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Willie J. Vesely

September 3, 1922 - August 14, 2011

Willie Vesely, age 88, of Shiner, Texas passed away on August 14, 2011. Mr. Vesely was born to the late Jacob and Annie (Hundl) Vesely in Lavaca County on September 3, 1922. Willie worked briefly at Tex Tan in Yoakum before enlisting in the navy. Willie served in the US Navy, Yeoman 3C, from 1942 to 1946. In 1967 he married Viola Beardslee in Corpus Christi, Texas. Preceded in death were his...
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Ruby Rebecca Mcbride

October 15, 1916 - August 11, 2011

RUBY REBECCA BISHOP MCBRIDE October 15, 1918 - August 11, 2011Ruby Bishop McBride, a long time resident in the Elmendorf area, died at The Stockdale Nursing Facility, Thursday August 11, 2011. Ruby was one of six children born to Will Bishop and Effie Thompson Bishop in the Yoakum area. She is survived by her brother Meredith, two of her three children, eight grandchildren, five great...
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Joe Strauss

January 23, 1924 - July 18, 2011

Joe Strauss' legacy will be long rememberedShiner Loses Beloved CitizenShiner lost one of its most beloved citizens when Joe Strauss died suddenly of an apparent heart attack at his home on Monday, July 18th, 2011. He was 87 years old. Visitation will begin at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, July 20th at Buffington Funeral Home with a Rosary at 7:30 pm at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church. Funeral...
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Ronald Wayne Machacek

October 14, 1976 - July 16, 2011

Ronald Wayne Machacek, age 34, of Shiner, passed away in his home Saturday night on July 16, 2011.Mr. Machacek was born on October 14, 1976 to Charles A. Machacek and wife Josephine Motal-Machacek in Shiner, Texas.Mr. Machacek was a mechanic for Jaegers Inc. and he was a member of the local Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church and KJT of Shiner.Mr. Machacek is survived by his parents, two...
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Charlie Kurtz

August 1, 1919 - July 16, 2011

Charlie Kurtz Jr., 91, of Shiner passed away in Moulton on July 16, 2011. Mr. Kurtz was born on August 1, 1919 to Charlie Kurtz, Sr. and Beatrice Darilek-Kurtz in Shiner, TX.Mr. Kurtz was a spot welder for Kasper Wire Works for over 60 years. He married Bessie Krametbauer at St. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church on September 24, 1940 in Shiner, TX where they resided.Charlie Kurtz Jr., is...
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Paul Roy Parnell

June 19, 1934 - June 13, 2011

Paul Parnell Sr., of Shiner, Texas passed away on June 13, 2011 at the age of 76. Paul was born in Ashtabula, Ohio to Lyle and Edythe Parnell. After graduating high school, Paul entered into the Marines and later became a truck driver. Mr. Parnell is preceded in death by his parents, one son; Paul Jr., two sisters; Gertrude Garza and Mary Meredyk, one half brother; Lyle Jr. and one half sister;...
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Charles Lewis Leissner

August 1, 1932 - June 11, 2011

Charles Lewis Leissner passed away on June 11, 2011 at the age of 78. Charles was born August 1, 1932 in Beaumont, Tx to Albert Lewis and Nona Smith Leissner. He was one of 19 first cousins who spent numerous holidays and good times together. He was preceded in death by his parents and the love of his life, his wife Iona Mae. He is survived by his sons, Jeff of Houston, Stan of Bay City, Gus...
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Mary Agnes Burton

August 15, 1915 - June 7, 2011

God received an angel today on June 7, 2011. Mary Agnes Hybner Barcak Burton . She was born in Shiner on August 15, 1915 to Adolph and Francis Kurtz Hybner.She was preceded in death by her parents and husbands, Edwin J Barcak and M.S.(Stu) Burton; two brothers, Victor and Felix Hybner, Two sisters, Annie Sofka and Lilli Matula son, Robert S. Burton and son-in-law Joseph Opela.Mary is survived...
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Rudie Victor Wagner

January 4, 1922 - June 3, 2011

Rudie Wagner of Shiner, Texas passed away on Friday, June 3, 2011, at the age of 89. Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2011 from 8 am to 9 pm with a Rosary at 6 pm at Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner. Funeral service will be on Monday, June 6, 2011 at 10 am at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church with Father Knippenburg officiating. Burial will follow at Shiner Catholic Cemetery....
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Alton Boyd Morgan

March 9, 1937 - May 30, 2011

Boyd Morgan Surrounded by family, Alton Boyd Morgan of Shiner, Texas passed away on May 30, 2011. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 1st from 9am to 9pm with Rosary at 7pm at Buffington Funeral Home. The funeral celebration of the Mass will be Thursday at 10am at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas. Boyd was born in Center, Texas to...
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Cecilia Tousek

February 8, 1922 - May 20, 2011

A private service was held on Saturday, May 21, 2011.Arrangements under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home, Shiner, TX.
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Mary Knezek

February 1, 1916 - April 13, 2011

Mary Knezek, age 95, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Mary was born on February 1, 1916 to Jim and Janie (Heiman) Mauric, in Shiner, Texas. On February 4, 1936, just a few days after her 20th birthday, Mary was united in marriage to Mr. William Knezek and through that union they were blessed with five children. Mary was a Catholic and a homemaker. She loved being outside...
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Hattie Lou Maeker

May 24, 1929 - April 2, 2011

Mrs. Hattie Lou Maeker of Shiner passed away Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the age of 81. Mrs. Maeker was born to the late Charles and Elizabeth (Helweg) Hartmann in Shiner May, 24, 1929. She was a member of Dr. Martin Luther Lutheran Church and Lutheran Ladies Aid.She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond A. Maeker (April 12, 2004); 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Mrs. Maeker is survived...
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Lester S. Tietjen

August 9, 1926 - March 27, 2011

Lester S. Tietjen, 84, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2011. Lester was born August 9, 1926 to Edmund Herman Tietjen and Hattie Breitkreutz Tietjen of Shiner. He was a grain elevator maintenance man and independent truck driver. Lester is preceded in death by his parents, his brother; Alvin Tietjen and wives; Martha Welfel Tietjen and Lillie Zissa Tietjen. He is survived by two daughters; Nancy...
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