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Holub, Albert

Albert Holub, 75, Buried Here Monday

Funeral services for Albert Holub, 75, lifelong resident of the Schulenburg-Weimar area were held Monday afternoon at Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home and St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, with Rev. Eugene O'Callaghan offlciating.

Burial was in St. Michael's Cemetery here.

Mr. Holub died suddenly Saturday at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Houston.

Born near Weimar, he was the son of Joseph and Francis Steffek Holub. He married Miss Frances Ludmilla Kainer on Oct. 23, 1929, at High Hill and they settled at Schulenburg. He was a member of St. Rose Church and the Schulenburg Knights of Columbus council.

Surviving In addition to his wife are a son, Clarence A. Holub of Irving; a daughter, Mrs. Ernest (Vernell) Mican of Weimar; four grandchildren; two brothers, Emil of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Willie of Weimar; and six sisters, Mrs. Herman (Tillie) Konvicka of Schulenburg, Mrs. Wilkus (Edna) Dornwell of Wharton, Mrs. Emil (Rose) Baca of La Grange, Mrs. Alfred (Angelina) Holub of Weimar, Mrs. Edwin (Josie) Beyer of El Campo and Mrs. Julius (Millie) Sokol of Schulenburg.

Two sisters, Mrs. Louise Barta and Mrs. Frances Roznos, and two brothers, Joe and Ignac Holub, preceded him In death.

Pallbearers were his nephews, Leo Kainer, John Respondek, Thomas Holub, Eugene Holub, Edwin Holub and William Barta.

Weimar Mercury, March 25, 1971

Holub, Angeline (Hubbard)

Brain Tumor Is Fatal to Mrs. Holub

Mrs. Angelina Holub, 59, wife of Alfred Holub, died at 12:20 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at the home of her daughter in Wharton, after an illness of about 17 months.

She underwent surgery in May 1970 for removal of a malignant brain tumor. Later she was a patient in Gulf Coast Medical Center at Wharton for some time.

Funeral services were held Sept. 22 at Hubbard Funeral Home and St. Michael's Catholic Church here with burial in St. Michael's Cemetery. Rev. O. B. Kahlich officiated.

Pallbearers were her nephews, George, Eugene, Ervin Jr., Glen, and Danny Holub and George Konvicka.

Mrs. Holub was born March 11, 1911 in the Weimar area, the daughter of Joseph and Frances Holub, and lived her entire life here. She was married to Alfred Holub here on Oct. 1, 1935. She was a member of St. Michael's Church and the Catholic Daughters of America.

Her husband survives, along with the daughter, Mrs. Lawrence (Elaine) Kubecka of Wharton; two grandchildren, Vicki Jo and Terri Lynn Kubecka of Wharton; two brothers, Emil Holub of Oklahoma and Willie Holub of Weimar, and five sisters, Mrs. Tillie Konvicka and Mrs. Millie Sokol of Schulenburg, Mrs. Edna Dornwell of Wharton, Mrs. Rosie Baca of La Grange and Mrs. Josie Beyer of El Campo. Two sisters and three brothers preceded her in death.

Weimar Mercury, September 30, 1971
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis

Holub, Annie Virginia (Dittrich)

Funeral Services For Mrs. Joe Holub, 51, Held Sunday

Funeral services for Mrs. Joe Holub, Jr., 51, who died at her home here Friday evening after a short illness, were held at Hubbard Funeral Home and St. Michael's Church Sunday morning, Msgr. A. F. Drozd officiated.

Burial was in St. Michael's Cemetery.

Mrs. Holub had been under treatment for a tumor for about five months, but had continued "up and about" until the day of her death.

The former Miss Annie Virginia Dittrich, she was born near Weimar February 4, 1902, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dittrich. She was married to Mr. Holub here February 4, 1923, and they have made their home here since that time. Mrs. Holub was a member of St. Michael's Church, the Catholic Daughters of America and the Christian Mothers Society.

Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons, Thomas and Bobby Joe of Weimar, and James of Galveston; five sisters, Mrs. Ray Clark of Monroe, Mich., Mrs. Emil Boehm and Mrs. Victor Bartosh of Sugar Land, Mrs. Louis Janda and Mrs. August Schimcek of Weimar; and one brother, Emil Dittrich of Houston.

Pallbearers were her nephews. Edwin and George Holub, Henry and Morris Janda, Leroy Bartosh of Sugar Land and Jimmy Sokol of Schulenburg.

Weimar Mercury, May 8, 1953, pages 1 and 8

Holub, Bessie (Rypple)

Mrs. Holub’s Funeral Held Here Oct. 1O

Funeral services for. Mrs. Bessie Holub, 71, were held Saturday, Oct, 10, from St. Michael's Catholic Church, with burial in the parish cemetery. Father Charles Carolan officiated.

Mrs. Holub died at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in Youens Memorial Hospital, after five months' illness and five days in the hospital.

Born Sept. 7, 1903, at Beeville, she was a daughter of Joe and Sophie (Dittrich) Rypple. Her parents moved to Weimar when she was four years old, and she had lived here since. She was married to Willie Holub on April 17, 1923, in St. Michael's Church here. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

Her husband survives, along with two sons, Edwin and George Holub, both of Weimar; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. One brother, George Rypple, preceded her in death.

Pallbearers were Willie Barta, Eugene Holub, Travis Roznos, David Holub, Douglas Holub and Morris Janda.

Weimar Mercury, October 15 1981, page 9

Holub, Esther (V0znik)

Esther Holub

Mrs. Esther Holub of Alleyton died in Youens Memorial Hospital in Weimar April 16. She was 80 years of age.

Funeral services were held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church Friday, with the Rev. Vincent Fecher officiating. Burial was in church cemetery. Rosary was recited at Henneke Funeral Home Thursday.

A lifelong resident of the Alleyton area, Mrs. Holub was born Aug. 25, 1894 in Fayette County. Her husband, Joe Holub, died in 1973. She attended the Catholic church and was a member of SPJST of Ellinger.

Survivors are one son, Leon Holub of Alleyton; 2 sisters, Mrs. Agnes Andres of Columbus and Mrs. Mary Supak of Eagle Lake; one brother, Martin Voznik of Schulenburg, 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Edgar Schobel, Joe Hanak, Adolph Peters, Glen Holub, John Simcik and Donnie Lilie.

Colorado County Citizen, April 24, 1975
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis

Holub, Frances (Steffek)

Final Rites for Mrs. Jos. Holub, 86, Held Friday

Funeral services for Mrs. Frances Holub, 86, who had lived at Wharton the past four years but otherwise was a lifelong Fayette County resident, were held last Friday morning, Sept. 12, at Hubbard Funeral Home and St. Michael's Catholic Church.

Burial was in the church cemetery. Rt. Rev. Msgr, A. F. Drozd officiated, assisted by Rev. Thomas Flanagan.

Mrs. Holub during her long illness lived in Wharton with a daughter, Mrs. Wilkes Darnwell. She had been in Caney Valley Hospital there two weeks when she died at 7"30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept 10.

Born March 9, 1872, in Fayette County, a daughter of John and Rose Steffek, she was married to Joseph Holub in 1890. Her husband, a daughter, Louise, and a son, Joe Jr., preceded her in death, the son only last October.

Surviving are four sons, Emil of Okla. City, Okla., Albert of Schulenburg, Willie and Ignac of Weimar; seven daughters, Mrs. Herman (Tillie) Konvicka of Schulenburg, Mrs. Anton (Frances) Roznos of California, Mrs. Wilkes (Edna) Darnwell of Wharton, Mrs. Emil(Rose) Baca of La Grange, Mrs. Alfred (Angie) Holub of Weimar, Mrs. Edwin (Josie) Beyer of El Campo, and Mrs. Julius (Millie) Sokol of Schulenburg; 24 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were her nephews, Oscar Holub, George Konvicka, Thomas Holub, Clarence Holub, Edwin Barta and Jimmy Sokel.

Weimar Mercury, September 19, 1958
Transcribed by Judy Talkington

Holub, George Herbert

George Holub Died Nov. 15

George Herbert Holub, a life long resident of Weimar, passed away Nov. 15, at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston at the age of 80.

George was born Jan. 29, 1926 to Willie and Bessie Holub in Weimar.

Following his school years, he joined the U.S. Marine Corp where he was on active duty during World War II and was wounded on Iwo Jima.

Upon his discharge, George went to work for the U.S. Government as a geodetic surveyor and then the postal service as a rural mail carrier. He retired in 1985 after a total of 41 years of government service.

George married his wife Natalie Herring on Feb. 21, 1949 and they were together 57 years and had five children. All his life he enjoyed camping and traveling.

He is survived by his wife Natalie; daughters, Audrey Sluder and husband Todd, Connie Poppe and husband Robert, and Peggy, and son David; and son, Douglas and wife Lucinda.

He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Kara, Miranda, Casey and Emily Hurst and one great grandchild, Sheldon.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Edwin.

Weimar Mercury, November 23, 2006
Submitted by Peggy Holub

Holub, Ignac W.

Final Rites for Ignac W. Holub, 56, Held Friday

Funeral services were held last Friday morning, Feb. 12. Rev. John C. Bily officiated in services at Hubbard Funeral Home and St. Michael’s Church.

Interment was in St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Mr. Holub, a farmer in his earlier years and later a painter, was a lifelong resident of this area. Born August 7, 1907, in Fayette County, he was a son of Joseph and Frances Steffek Holub. He married Miss Adelaide Mendel at St. John’s Catholic Church, St. John, on Nov. 15, 1932. He was a devoted member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Adelaide Holub of Weimar; three daughters, Mrs. Alfons (Evelyn) Lichnovsky of Schulenburg, Miss Van Lee Holub of Weimar and Miss Dorothy Ann Holub of Houston; one son, Eugene Holub of Weimar; two grandsons; three brothers, Emil of Oklahoma, Albert of Schulenburg and Willie of here and seven sisters, Mrs. Herman (Mathilda) Konvicka of Schulenburg, Mrs. Frances Roznos of California, Mrs. Wilkes (Edna) Dorwell of Wharton, Mrs. Emil (Rosie) Baca of La Grange, Mrs. Alfred (Angelina) Holub of Weimar, Mrs. Edwin (Josephine) Bayer of El Campo, and Mrs. Julius (Millie) Sokol of Schulenburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Joe Holub; and one sister, Mrs. Louise Barta.

Pallbearers were Edwin Holub, George Holub, Oscar Holub, Thomas Holub, Bennie Kosler and Robert Mendel Jr.

Weimar Mercury, February 20, 1964, page 1

Holub, Josef

Engle Citizen Buried In Weimar Cemetery

Mr. Josef Holub, resident of the Engle community, but who was brought here to the home of his sister, Mrs. Frances Bohac, so as to be nearer a physician and medical treatment, died Friday, August 5, and was buried in the Weimar Odd Fellows’ Cemetery Sunday afternoon, Rev. O. A. Meyer, Evangelical minister officiating. The funeral was quite largely attended.

Josef Holub was born May, 1855 in Moravia, Europe. He came to America as a child of one year and settled in the Dubina community. He was married in October, 1877 and had he lived would have celebrated his sixtieth wedding anniversary the coming October. He and his good wife lived in Fayette county practically all their lives. A sudden heart attack on last Friday afternoon brought death to this good man at the age of 82 years, 3 months.

He is survived by his widow, six daughters, three sons and many other relatives and friends. The survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mary Holub of Victoria, daughters, Mrs. Agnes Pinter, Mrs. Fanny Luder, Mrs. Mary Talley, Mrs. Josephine Kubala, Victoria; Mrs. Millie Seekamp of Houston, three sons, Mr. Ed Holub of Engle and Messrs Alfred and Arnold H. Holub of Houston; eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Steve Kubala and Mrs. Val Kubala of Beeville and Mrs. Frances Bohac of Weimar; brothers, Messrs John and August Holub of El Campo.

Those who served as pall bearers at the funeral were Messrs John Moziek, Ed Rabel, S. E. Tolbrit of Sealy, J. F. Frnka of Nada, John Heger and J. M. Parrack of Houston.

The people of Weimar community tender sincere sympathy to the bereaved family.

Weimar Mercury, August 13, 1937
Transcription by Judy Talkington

Holub, Joseph

Funeral Services For Jos. Holub, Sr., 71, Held Here Friday

Funeral services for Mr. Joseph Holub, Sr., 71, of the Dubina community were held from the Hubbard Funeral Home in Weimar Friday morning, with services being held at St. Michael's Church, the Rev. Vaclav Bily officiating. Interment was made in St. Michael's Cemetery.

Mr. Holub died from a heart attack at the family home Wednesday evening about 5 o'clock. He had been a resident of the Dubina community for the past 66 years.

Born in Moravia on March 19, 1871, the deceased came to America when five years of age and settled with his parents in the Dubina community near Weimar. He married Miss Frances Steffek of the same community in 1889 and the couple lived and farmed near Weimar since that time.

Survivors besides his wife are two brothers, John Holub of El Campo and Rudolf Holub of Weimar; eight daughters, Mrs. Louise Barta of Weimar, Mrs. Mathilda Konvicka of Schulenburg, Mrs. Frances Roznos of Weimar, Mrs. Edna Darnell of Wharton, Mrs. Rosie Baca of La Grange, Miss Angelina Holub of Weimar, Mrs. Josie Berger of Wharton and Mrs. Millie Sokol of Weimar; five sons, Emil Holub of Oklahoma City, Okla., Joseph Holub, Jr. of Weimar, Albert Holub of High Hill, William Holub and Ignac Holub, both of Weimar and twenty-four grandchildren.

The Mercury extends sincere sympathy to the bereaved.

Weimar Mercury, March 19, 1943
Transcribed by Dennis Boatright

Holub, Joseph E. Jr.

Fall From Tree Is Fatal to Joe Holub Jr.

Joseph E. Holub Jr., 58, local school bus driver, died late Sunday evening in Youens Hospital about 3 hours after falling from a pecan tree at his farm four miles southwest of Weimar.

A 3-inch limb broke under his weight while he was threshing pecans and he fell about 20 feet to the ground, landing on his side. He never regained consciousness. Some friends with him summoned a doctor, who examined him there, then bro’t [sic] him to the hospital. The accident occurred at about 3 p.m.

Born about a mile west of Weimar Nov. 19, 1898, Mr. Holub was the son of Mrs. Frances Holub, now of Wharton, and the late Joe Holub Sr. He spent his entire life in this vicinity, in his early years working at the Boettcher Company and for 25 years at Fred Rabel’s Ford Motor Co., later at Lack’s Auto Supply. He became a bus driver 15 years ago when Weimar Public School got its first bus. He also did some part-time farming.

Mr. Holub’s wife, the former Miss Annie Dittrich, whom he married on Feb. 4, 1923, died four years ago.
Surviving in addition to his 90-year-old mother are three sons, Thomas and Joe III of Weimar and Jimmy of Galveston; two grandchildren; four brothers, William and Ignac of Weimar Albert of Schulenburg, and Emil of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and seven sisters, Mrs. Angeline (Alfred) Holub, Mrs. Millie (Julius) Sokol and Mrs. Matilda (Herman) Konvicka, all of this area, Mrs. Josie (Edwin) Beyer and Mrs. Edna Dornwell, both of Wharton,Mrs. Rosie (Emil) Baca of La Grange, and Mrs. Frances (Anton) Roznos of Los Angeles, Calif.

Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at Hubbard Funeral Home and St. Michael’s Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Msgr. A. F. Drozd officiated, assisted by Rev. Thomas Flanagan. Rev. Arnold Anders and other priests

Pallbearers were Ernie Barta, Bill B. Barta, Henry Janda, George Holub, Edwin Holub and Jimmy Sokol.

Weimar Mercury, October 18, 1957, page 1

Holub, Louise/Aloisia (Anders)

Highly Regarded Lady Passes Away Friday

People of our city and section were greatly shocked last Friday morning to learn of the death of Mrs. Louise Holub, beloved wife of Mr. Rudolf Holub, living two miles southwest of town. Few of them had heard of her illness, and news of her death came to them as a heavy blow. The remains were tenderly prepared for burial and on Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock were laid to rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Rev. J. Szymanski of this city and Rev. John Anders of Cistern officiating in a touching burial service.

The pall bearers were Messrs. Jos. Holub, John Kobersky, John Mozisek, Jos. Myska, Anton Beck, Jr., and F. J. Koenig. The funeral was largely attended attesting the high esteem our people had for this esteemed lady.

Mrs. Holub was born in the High Hill community on May 7, 1878. She was 51 years, 11 months and 18 days old at time of death. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Anders of the Dubina community. She was united in marriage to Mr. Holub in 1904. The young couple first lived in the Ammannsville community, removing in 1912 to the vicinity of Weimar. Her survivors are her bereaved husband, Mr. Rudolf Holub, two sons, Alfons and Rudolf, and a daughter Martha, 7 years old; also three brothers, Frank Anders of Edna, Anton and Joseph Anders of Needville, and three sisters, Mrs. Anna Bayer of Gordon, Texas, Mrs. Emelie Huebner of Wapaknota, Ohio, and Mrs. Theresa Kloesel of Schulenburg. One brother, Charles, died several years ago.

Mrs. Holub was a devoted wife and mother. She was of kindly disposition, a (?) of home, attentive to her family, a good friend and neighbor, and in her passing many relatives and friends are bowed down with sorrow.

Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to her bereaved ones.

The Weimar Mercury, May 2, 1930
Submitted by Sandra Long Anders

Holub, Marie (Mozisek)

Mrs. Hollub, wife of Mr. August Hollub of Wharton county, and sister of Messrs. John and Rudolph Mozisek of this city, was brought here for medical treatment recently, but same was unavailing and she died last Friday morning. She leaves a husband and several small children. Her remains were laid to rest in St. Michael's cemetery Sunday afternoon, a large crowd witnessing the last sad rites. Mrs. Hollub was an excellent lady, the possessor of many friends, who deeply regret her untimely death. The Mercury;s heartfelt sympathy goes out to the bereaved family.

Weimar Mercury, February 6, 1904

Holub, Rudolf E. Sr.

Final Rites for Rudolf Holub, Sr., 81, Held Tuesday

Funeral services for Rudolf E. Holub, 81, retired farmer and lifelong area resident, were held Tuesday morning, March 8, at Hubbard Funeral Home and St. Michael’s Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.

The Rev. Thomas Flanagan was celebrant of the mass; the Rt. Rev. Msgr. A. F. Drozd preached the sermon and the Rev. Thomas O’Callaghan was also present.

Mr. Holub died at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, March 5, after a stroke. He had been ill about six months.

Born September 29, 1878, at Ammannsville, he was the son of John and Rosina Holub. On Nov. 15, 1904, at Dubina, he married Miss Louisa Anders, who died in 1930. Three sisters and four brothers preceded him in death.

Surviving are one daughter, Miss Martha Holub of Weimar; and two sons, Rudolf Holub Jr. of Weimar and Alfonce Holub of La Porte.

Pallbearers were George and Thomas Holub and Edgar Anders of Weimar, Jerome Holub of El Campo, Alvin Anders of Schulenburg and Herman Anders of Edna.

The Weimar Mercury, March 11, 1960
Submitted by Sandra Long Anders

Holub, Rudolf J. “Rudy” Jr.

Rudy Holub Funeral Here May 15

Funeral services for Rudolf J. (Rudy) Holub, Jr. 69, were held Tuesday, May 15, from St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Weimar, with burial in the church cemetery.

Rev. Douglas Fater officiated.

Mr. Holub died in Youens Memorial Hospital Monday morning.

A retired Gulf bulk dealer in Weimar, he was a lifelong resident of this area. He was born April 7, 1910, in Fayette County, a son of Rudolf E. and Louise (Anders) Holub.

Mr. Holub was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5875 and American Legion Post 259. He served in the army in the China-Burma-India Theater from February 1942 until October 1945 during World War II.

He is survived by his sister, Miss Martha Holub, and a brother, Alfonce B. Holub. He had made his home with his sister.

Pallbearers at the military funeral were veterans Edwin Billeck, Henry Adamcik, Jeff Cernoch, Joe Adamcik, Daniel Ulbricht and Adolf Janecka.

The Weimar Mercury, May 24, 1979
Submitted by Sandra Long Anders
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