Evelyn Rainosek Vecera
Submitted by Edgar on Mon, 11/25/2013 - 12:46pm
velyn Rainosek Vecera departed this world on Nov. 20, 2013 surrounded by her husband, Edwin of 66 years and her
loving family. Just 2 weeks shy of her 86 birthday, Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, Anton and Elizabeth Svrcek Rainosek and her only sibling, brother Daniel Rainosek. Left to cherish her memory are children Eugene Vecera and wife Myrna; Nancy Clark and husband Thom; Larry Vecera; Bob Vecera and wife Elise; Denise Kellison and husband Steve; five grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; numerous family and friends. A life-long Learner, Evelyn
attended grade school in Rabbs Prairie and was a proud graduate of La Grange High School. She continued learning through her work as a 4-H leader, activist in Bellaire politics, devoted church member, and a tireless volunteer throughout her life. Her volunteerism ranged from typing for the Harris County Sherriff’s Department to canvassing Bellaire streets for politicians to collecting and distributing items for animal shelters or churches or military rganizations or hospitals. She will be remembered by many as a loving servant of the Lord always willing to help anyone in need.
Evelyn loved genealogy and enthusiastically organized many family reunions. She meticulously planned many wonderful
vacations for her family. She loved garage sales and was even featured in a Houston Chronicle article written by her son, Larry. She loved this country and always talked about being an American first and then a proud Czech. Visitation was held Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange. The family received visitors on Friday from 5 p.m. until the Rosary at 6 p.m. The funeral Mass followed with graveside services was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 at Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn. In lieu of flowers, Evelyn
preferred donations to Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn or Adore Animal Shelter 5225 Katy Frwy., #500 Houston,
Texas 77007 or online at www. adorehouston.org. Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange was in charge of arrangements.
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