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Fojtik, Adela (Pytlovany)

Mrs. Joe Fojtik Funeral Held Here May 14

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon, May 14, at Hubbard Funeral Home and St. Michael’s Catholic Church for Mrs. Adela (Joe) Fojtik, 55, with burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery. Rev. Charles B. Carolan officiated.

Mrs. Fojtik died at her home at 9:10 p.m. Wednesday, May 12.

The daughter of Anton and Minnie (Janacek) Pytlovany, she was born March 8, 1921. She was married to Joe Fojtik on Oct. 11, 1937, and lived all her life in the Weimar area.

Surviving in addition to her husband are one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy (Ernest) Tobola of Sugar Land; two sons, Edwin of Pinehurst and Robert of Hallettsville, eight grandchildren; her father, Anton Pytlovany of Weimar; and one sister, Miss Rosie Pytlovany of Weimar.

Pallbearers were Walter Borowski of Sugar Land, Raymond Zahradnik of East Bernard, Anton Jurecka of Wallis, Oscar Addicks and John Hajovsky of Weimar, and Erwin Loesch of Needville.

Weimar Mercury, May 20, 1976, page 2

Fojtik, Agnes (Kubena)

Mrs. Agnes Fojtik

Services for Mrs. Agnes Fojtik were held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 10 a.m. Burial was in St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery. Rev. Patrick Palmer officiated.

Mrs. Fojtik died at the Columbus convalescent Home Dec. 21. She was a daughter of John Kubena and Agnes Kubecka, born July 14, 1898, in Holman, Texas. She had lived in Columbus 30 years.

She is survived by: 2 daughters, Mrs. Fran Steinhauser of Columbus and Mrs. Erwin Loesch of Guy, Texas; 3 sons, Daniel Fojtik of Point Comfort, Joe Fojtik of Weimar and Rudolph Fojtik of Columbus; 3 sisters, Millie Patlovany of Schulenburg, Mary Kadlecka of La Grange and Rose Derryberry of Portland, Oregon; 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Hubert Girndt, Dick Klimple, Leon Berger, John Mattern, George Pokluda and Ronald Rollins.

Colorado County Citizen, December 24, 1970
Transcribed by Dennis Boatright

Mrs. A. Fojtik, 72, Succumbs At Columbus

Funeral services for Mrs. Agnes Kubena Fojtik, widow of the late Albin Fojtik, were held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Columbus, on Dec. 23, with Rev. Patrick Palmer officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Fojtik died at Columbus Convalescent Home Dec. 21. She was born July 14, 1898, at Holman. She and her husband lived on a farm in the Weimar area until moving to Columbus 34 years ago. They continued farming there until Mr. Fojtik's death June 6, 1952.

Mrs. Fojtik is survyved by two daughters, Mrs. Ersin (Mary) Loesch of Guy and Mrs. Frank (Marcelline) Steinhauser of Columbus; three sons, Joe Fojtik of Weimar; Daniel Fojtik of Point Comfort and Rudolph Fojtik of Columbus; three sisters, Mrs. John (Emilia) Pytlovany of Schulenburg, Mrs. John (Mary) Kadlecka of La Grange and Mrs. Marvin (Rosie) Derryberry of Portland, Ore.; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

A son died in infancy. Two brothers, Adolph and Frank Kubena, also preceded her in death.

Pallbearers were Ronald Rollins, George Pokluda, Leon Berger, John Mattern, Dick Klimple and Herbert Girndt.

Weimar Mercury, Thursday, January 7, 1971
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis

Fojtik, Albin


Funeral services for Albin Fojtik, 56, former Weimar resident who had farmed near Columbus the past 15 years, were held from St. Anthony’s Catholic Church of Columbus June 9, with interment in St. Anthony’s Cemetery.

Mr. Fojtik died June 6 in John Sealy Hospital, Galveston, where he had been a patient since last October. He had been ill about three years.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Agnes Kubena Fojtik; three sons, Daniel of Palacios, Joe of Weimar, and Rudolf of Columbus; two daughters, Mrs. Edwin (Mary) Loesch of Needville and Mrs. rank[sic] (Marceline) Steinhauser of Columbus; a brother, Alois, of Weimar; six sisters, Mrs. Frances Mikula of San Antonio, Mrs. Alice Pokorny of Jourdanton, Mrs. Charlie Nemec of Midfield, Mrs. Charlie Bures of Ganado, and Mrs. Roman Chamrad of Weimar; and seven grandchildren.

Weimar Mercury, June 20, 1952, page 1

Fojtik, Alois

Funeral Services For Alois Fojtik, 80, Held Sunday

Funeral services for Alois Fojtik, 80, who died Saturday, Sept. 6, in Weimar Hospital, were held Sunday afternoon at Hubbard Funeral Home, with burial in the Masonic Cemetery.

Rev. W. W. Wooley, Baptist pastor, officiated, assisted by Rev. F. H. Horak Jr. pastor of the United Church of Christ.

Born October 15, 1877, in Fayette County, Mr. Fojtik spent his entire life in this area, a farmer.

He is survived by seven daughters, Mrs. Henry Voitle and Mrs. Frank Pokorny of Weimar, Mrs. Adolf Karstedt of La Grange, Mrs. Betty Johnson of Taft, Mrs. Frank Darby of Aransas Pass, and Mrs. D H. Rutta and Mrs. A. L. Rutta of Columbus; two sons, Alois Fojtik Jr. of Freeport and G. W. Fojtik of Sinton; several sisters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. One son, Emil, preceded him in death.

Weimar Mercury, September 12, 1958, page 1

Fojtik, Alois, Jr.

Alois Fojtik, Jr.

Alois Fojtik, Jr., 76, of Weimar, formerly of Freeport, died Friday, December 1, 1995.

Survivors include: his wife, Robbie of Weimar, son James Hamill of Bartow, Florida; daughters, Lois Lutz of Warner Robbins, Georgia and Linda Butler of La Vegas, Nevada; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother, Jack Fojtik of Weimar; and sisters, Rosie Rutta & Martha Rutta, both of Columbus.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, December 3, 1995, at the First Baptist Church in Weimar.

Burial will be in the Masonic Cemetery in Weimar.

Arrangements by Hubbard Funeral Home in Weimar.

Brazosport Facts, Saturday, December 2, 1995
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis

Funeral Services Held Sunday for Alois Fojtik

Funeral services for Alois Fojtik, Jr., 76, were held Sunday, December 3, from First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Adkins officiating. Burial was in the Masonic cemetery.

Mr. Fojtik died on Dec 1 from cancer.

He was born January 11, 1919, to Alois and Annie (Voitle) Fojtik, Sr. in Weimar. He married Robbie McCulley on May 6, 1957 in Angleton.

He attended New Bielau Elementary. He was in the Coast Guard from 1941-1945.

Survivors include his wife; daughters, Lois Lutz Warner of Robbins, Georgia and Linda Butler of Las Vegas, Nevada; stepson, James Hamill of Bartow, Florida; brother, Jack Fojtik of Weimar; two sisters Rosie Rutta and Martha Rutta, both of Columbus; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Emile Fojtik.

The Weimar Mercury, December 7, 1995
Transcribed by Jennie Muggli

Fojtik, Annie (Voitle)


Mrs. Annie Fojtik, nee Voitle, wife of Mr. Alois Fojtik--of this vicinity, died at the family home Dec. 12 and was buried the following day in the Odd Fellows’[Masonic] Cemetery at Weimar, Rev. Paul Piepenbrok, Lutheran minister officiating. She was born Nov. 22, 1886, and married to Mr. Fojtik July 21, 1915. Surviving are her husband, seven children, and mother, Mrs. Anton Voitle. Mrs. Fotjik was 44 years of age at time of death. Our sincere sympathy goes out to her bereaved ones.

Weimar Mercury, December 19, 1930

Fojtik, Antonia (Muzny)

Mrs. Antonia Fojtik Funeral Thursday

Mrs. Antonia Fojtik, mother of Mrs. Roman Chamrad living east of town, died Wednesday. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at St. Michael's Church, with interment in New Bielau Cemetery.

Mrs. Fojtik has been in ill health for some time. She was about 85 years old at time of her death.

Weimar Mercury, January 20, 1939

Fojtik, Beatrice (Dolezal)

POINT COMFORT -- Mrs. Daniel Fojtik, 57, a resident of Point Comfort for the past 19 years, died Wednesday afternoon in a Port Lavaca hospital after a sudden illness.

Mrs. Fojtik, who was born Oct. 25, 1913, in Fayette County formerly resided in Weimar. She was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Point Comfort.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 9:45 a.m. at the Hubbard Funeral Home Chapel in Weimar and at 10 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church of Weimar, burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery.

Mrs. Fojtik is survived by her husband, Daniel Fojtik of Point Comfort; a son, Clay Fojtik of Bloomington, Ill.; a sister, Mrs. Mary Brune of Palacios; three brothers, Anton Dolezal of Bay City and Charles and O. J. Dolezal, both of El Campo.

Victoria Advocate, Friday, November 27, 1970
submitted by Rosemary Ermis

Fojtik, Pfc. Emil


Reburial rites for Pfc. Emil Fojtik, whose body is due to arrive on the noon train here Sunday will be held from Hubbard Funeral Home Sunday afternoon, June 12, at 3 o’clock with interment in City Cemetery.

Pfc. Fojtik had been in the service only a few months before he was reported missing in action, Feb. 14, 1945. The exact date of his death was never determined. He was with the U. S. Forces near Luxembourg, Germany, when he was killed. A more detailed writeup will appear next week.

Weimar Mercury, June 10, 1949, page 1

Reburial Services For Pfc. E. Fojtik Held Here Sunday

Reinterment rites for Private First Class Emil Fojtik, who died during action with the armed forces in 1945, were held from Hubbard Funeral Home Sunday afternoon, June 12, with Rev. W. E. Brown officiating. Interment was made in City Cemetery.

Members of the American Legion and VFW posts conducted graveside military services.

Born January 19, 1921, at Weimar, Pfc. Fojtik was the son of Alois and Annie Fojtik. He engaged in farming at Gregory for six years, held a civil service job as fireman at Aloe Field, Victoria, for awhile, and returned to farm his father’s place until he was drafted into the service. He married Miss Cleo Kenny at Sinton in January 1939. Sent overseas with the Army in January, 1945, he was reported missing in action a few week later, in February 1945, in the vicinity of Luxembourg, Germany.

Surviving in addition to his wife, who now lives in Aransas Pass, are his father, Alois Fojtik of Weimar; two children, Susie Ann and Charles Emil Fojtik of Aransas Pass; two brothers, Alois Fojtik, Jr. of Weimar and George W. Fojtik of Sinton; and seven sisters, Mrs. Frank Pokorny, Mrs. Henry Voitle, Mrs. Adolf Karstedt, and Mrs. W. C. Hoegemeyer, all of Weimar, Mrs. D. H. Rutta and Mrs. A. L. Rutta of Columbus, and Mrs. Frank Darby of Aransas Pass.

Pallbearers were members of the veterans’ organizations here

Weimar Mercury, June 17, 1949, page 1

Fojtik, Frieda (Dolezal)

Stroke Fatal To Mrs. Fojtik; Funeral Here

Funeral services were held here Friday for Mrs. Daniel (Frieda) Fojtik of Point Comfort, who died of a stroke at 11:25 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24 in Champ Traylor Memorial Hospital, Port Lavaca.

She had been hospitalized only ten hours.

Mrs. Fojtik, the former Frieda Dolezal, was a native of the Weimar area and lived here until her marriage.

Born Nov. 25, 1913, In the Dubina community, she was a daughter of Frank and Elizabeth Pokorny Dolezal. She, attended Live Oak School near Weimar and was married to Mr. Fojtik here on Nov. 18, 1935.

They lived in El Campo from 1936 to 1951 and since then had lived at Point Comfort. She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church there.

Rev. Gerald Hubertus officiated in services at Hubbard Funeral Home and St. Michael's Catholic Church. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Joe R. Cernoch, Eddie Kallus, Cyril Dusek, Kenneth Brune, Laverne Brune, and Billie Ray Dolezal.

Mrs. Fojtik is survived by her husband; one son, Clay Fojtik of Blomington, Ill; one sister, Mrs. Mary Brune of Palacios; and three brothers, Anton Dolezal of Bay City, Charlie and 0. J. Dolezal of El Campo.

A sister and two brothers preceded her in death.

Weimar Mercury, December 3, 1970

Fojtik, Joe

Joe Fojtik Funeral Held Here April 23

Funeral services for Joe Fojtik, 75, of Weimar were held Monday, April 23, from St. Michael Catholic Church, with burial in the parish cemetery. Father John C. Bily officiated.

Fojtik died Friday, April 20, in Colorado-Fayette Medical Center.

Born Dec. 9, 1914, near Holman in Fayette County, he was a son of Albin and Agnes (Kubena) Fojtik. He married Adela Pytlovany here on Oct. 11, 1932.

Survivors are a daughter, Dorothy Tobola of Beasley; a son, Edwin Joe Fojtik of Weimar; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; a brother, Rudolph Fojtik; and a sister, Marceline Steinhauser. Preceding him in death were his wife; his parents, a son, Robert, a brother, Daniel, and a sister, Mary Loesch.

Pallbearers were Alfred Tobola, Albert Tobola, Darwin Dobesh, Eugene Steinhauser, Jerry Vachala and John Kasper.

Weimar Mercury, May 10, 1990, page 3

Fojtik, Robert Ray

CAR MISSES BRIDGE: Ex-Weimar Man Killed in Wreck

Robert R. Fojtik, 29, of George West, formerly of Weimar, was killed early Sunday morning, Feb. 1, when his 1976 Pontiac missed a Navidad River bridge in Lavaca County and landed upside down in three feet of water.

The site is 21 miles southeast of Hallettsville.

Fojtik, a heavy equipment operator, was going west on the Ezzell-Speaks road.

The accident was believed to have occurred around 2:30 a.m. Shortly after daylight, Leo Noska of El Campo drove by and saw the fresh tire tracks leading off the bridge. Stopping to investigate, he saw the Fojtik car upside down in the water.

Fojtik was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Bill Hrncir of Hallettsville.

Robert Ray Fojtik was born January 13, 1952, at Weimar, a son of Joe and Adela (Pytlovany) Fojtik, and married Betty Joe Hope at Columbus on Dec. 12, 1972.

He had lived in the Weimar area until the past two years, when he moved to Corpus Christi, then George West.

Mr. Fojtik’s wife survives him, along with two daughters, Sherry Ann and Rebecca Rae, of Columbus; his father, Joe Fojtik of Weimar; a brother, Edwin Joe Fojtik of Weimar, a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Tobola of Needville and his grandfather, Anton Pytlovany of Weimar. His mother preceded him in death in 1976.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 4, from St. Michael’s Catholic Church, with burial in the parish cemetery.

Pallbearers were Lewis Kubesch, Anthony Kubesch, Alfred Tobola, Albert Tobola, Rudolph Fojtik and Eugene Steinhauser.

The Weimar Mercury, February 5, 1981
Transcribed by Sandra Long Anders

Fojtik, Ruth (Busse)


Ruth Busse Fojtik, 100, of Columbus, passed away Oct. 10 at River Oaks Health Care Center.

She was born Dec. 2, 1904 in New Orleans, La. to Henry Busse and Alice Babin. She worked as a homemaker and was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank Fojtik; and sisters, Marie Graves and one infant sister.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Alice Fojtik and husband, George, of Houston; son, Frank Henry Fojtik, of Port Boliver; grandchildren, Alan Winter, Lisa Winter Joe, Donna Fojtik, Sharon Fojtik, Terri Fojtik and Keith Fojtik; great-grandchildren, Brandon Joe, Dylan Joe and Alex Fojtik; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were Oct. 14 at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus with Father Dan Kahlich officiating. Interment followed at St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery in Columbus.

Pallbearers were Betty Glover, Chris Joe, George Winter, Frank Lee Graves and Alan Winter. Honorary pallbearers were Robert Little.

Colorado County Citizen, October 19, 2005
Courtesy of The Citizen
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