Funeral services for Edwin Jacob Franek, 72 , of Richmond, were be held at 11:00 A. M., Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at St. John Fisher Catholic Church in Richmond with Father Manuel La Rosa-Lopez officiating. Interment followed in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Rosenberg.
Visitation was held from 5:00 P. M. until 8:00 P. M., with a rosary being recited at 7:00 P. M., Monday, February 20, 2012 at Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Chapel in Rosenberg.
Edwin was born August 27, 1939 to Stephen Namas Franek and Mary Ann (Gajdosik) Franek on the family farm in Needville. He passed away February 16, 2012 in Sugar Land.
The third in a family of seven, Edwin is preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Mary Ann Franek; his younger sister, Evelyn Mary Stewart; and his father-in-law, Willie Stock.
He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Joyce; daughter, Nancy Franek and grandchildren, Kayla and T. J. of Rosenberg; daughter, Sharon Gonzales and husband, Steve, of Richmond; eldest sister, Nina Boren of West Columbia; eldest brother, Gerald David Franek and wife, Lorine, of Wharton; younger siblings, Lois Tackwell of Lake Jackson, Ted Franek and wife, Sheri, of Katy, and Iris White and husband, Royd, of West Columbia; his highly respected and adored mother-in-law, Evelyn Stock; brother-in-law, Randy Stock and wife, Kelly; sister-in-law, Kay Lynn Hand and husband, Walter; numerous nieces and nephews; along with other relatives and many friends.
Pallbearers will include Chris Franek, David Franek, Curtis Hand, Jason Hand, Randy Stock and Tim White.
Words of condolence may be left for the Franek family at www.davisgreenlawnfh.com.