September 12, 1922 - - February 26, 2018
Brownson Gordon “Duby” Jecker passed away after a brief illness on Monday, February 26, 2018. He was born in Victoria, Texas on September 12, 1922 to the late Alfred Francis and Mary Harriet Jecker. Duby was a 1941 graduate of St. Joseph High School where he excelled in basketball and football. He joined the Airforce in 1942, loved flying and graduated as a Cadet.
He ope ...
June 07, 1931 - - February 10, 2018
Victoria - Leroy Schaefer, 86, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 10, 2018.
Leroy was born in Lavaca County on June 7, 1931 to Herman Schaefer and Hilda Reindhart Shaefer.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for ten years and fought in the Korean War. He was a disabled veteran. Leroy worked as a supervisor at the Witco plant in Point Comfort for man ...
September 12, 1928 - - February 01, 2018
Gene Allen Eichman went home to be with the Lord on Thursday Feb 1, 2018 at the age of 89. Gene was born on Sept. 12, 1928 in San Antonio, Texas to Julius Olen Eichman and Lucille Kerlick Eichman.
He was raised in San Antonio and on the family ranch in Goliad. As a young boy he enjoyed visiting his extensive Goliad family frequently. Full of mischief he kept them on their toe ...
September 13, 1925 - - January 29, 2018
Junior Cecil McCracken, 92, of Goliad, left this world on January 29, 2018.
Mr. McCracken was born in Kentucky on September 13, 1925 to Dency and Ida McCracken. J.C. “Red” McCracken, as most knew him, migrated to Texas after serving in the military during World War II. He was a gunner in the Army Air Force flying in B-24’s. He did a stint in the oilfield after his disch ...
March 24, 1937 - - January 24, 2018
Adolph Horelka went to be with the Lord January 24, 2018 at the age of 80. He was born March 24, 1937 to Emil Horelka Sr. and Agnes Fojtik Horelka.
He is survived by his loving wife Kay F. Horelka daughters: Brez Anna (Charlie) Jones, Lisa Kelley, Tamera Brown (Mike Greene), sons; Adolph “Richard” Horelka (Sherry Zandonatti), Michael Shane (Janelle) Horel ...
February 07, 1930 - - January 06, 2018
Victoria—Norvel Wilson, 87 went to be with the Lord, Saturday, January 6, 2018 in Victoria, Norvel was born on February 7, 1930 in Seadrift to the late William Wesley Wilson and Nancy Liggon Wilson.
Norvel is survived by his sister Mary Wilson Neill of Seadrift. He is also survived by his daughters; Janet Wilson, Carolyn Moran and son-in-law Kenneth Moran; gran ...
Vincent Barletta Sr
October 05, 1917 - - October 30, 2017
Vincent M. Barletta Sr., 100, of Victoria, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017. He was born October 5, 1917 to Michael and Theresa Barletta in Chicago, IL.
He was a WWII Army Veteran and was very proud to be a member of the 335th Army Marching Band. He was a Lifetime 4th Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus Holy Family Catholic Church.
He is survived by his son, Bud B ...
March 03, 1937 - - October 20, 2017
Walter L. Hicks, 80, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. He was born in Summerland, Mississippi on March 3, 1937 to the late Walter L. and Estella Hicks.
He was preceded in death by sister, Helen Martin.
Walter is survived by his wife of 18 years Betty Hicks; his best best friend, his son Randall (Brenda) Hicks, daughters Lori Ann Hicks Franklin and Carla Jones; sons ...
April 06, 1927 - - October 11, 2017
Victoria – Floyd W. Wilson went to be with the Lord October 11, 2017 at the age of 90. He was born April 6, 1927 to the late William W. and Nancy E. Wilson.
Floyd served in the Army Air Force during WWII. He was an avid Dominos player. Seadrift was dear to his heart. He always loved the bay.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Arlene Wilson, bro ...
July 31, 1932 - - October 11, 2017
Lolita ~ Freddie Joseph Valenta, 85 of Lolita passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was born in Wharton on July 31, 1932 to the late Rudy and Albina Valenta. He served his country in the United States Army and retired with 38 years as a firefighter/Captain with the City of Victoria. He was proud to service his country and to be a firefighter.
He is survived by his w ...