Billie Bilski Jr., 76, died Aug. 17, 2015. Born in Brenham on Feb. 2, 1939, he was a long time member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, the Men’s Club, Bingo committee, money counters team, the Golden Youth organization and a part time employee of the parish. Billie was an employee of Graver Tank and Manufacturing for 40 years as a shop foreman. He loved going to their week-end place in the country near Ellinger. He also loved to barbeque, family gatherings, listening to polka music and the annual summer vacation time in New Braunfels. Billie is survived by his loving wife, Betty (Matura), of 48 years, his son Patrick Bilski, wife Robyn (Jackowski), and two cherished granddaughters, Sarah and Loryn Bilski. Brothers Paul Bilski (Josie), Otto Bilski (Nancy), Joe Bilski (Carolyn), sisters Anita Swoboda (John), Barbara Janda (Al), brother-in-law Larry Okonski (Monica), sister-in-law Theresa Bilski and Mary Bilski, numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.