Lee Bernard Coufal

Lee Bernard Coufal was born on April 21, 1929 in Fayetteville to the late William Emil Coufal Sr. and Louise (Slovacek) Coufal. He was united in marriage to the love of his life Eleanora Vlasta Poncik on March 17, 1952 in Nelsonville. A life- long resident of Fayette County, he was a retired farmer and rancher.

Lee was a devoted husband, loving father and a compassionate grandfather who loved hunting, fishing and being outdoors. He always had a great sense of humor and enjoyed spending time with his wife and family.

He is survived by his wife Eleanora of 67 years, and his children; son, Bernard Coufal of Fayetteville; daughter Sandy Nunez and her husband David of Edmond, Okla.; son, Ricky Coufal and his wife Dannie of La Grange; and daughter Shelley Gonzalez and her husband John of Round Rock. He was grandpa to seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister Eleanora Friemel of Katy; one brother, Joe Coufal and his wife Anita of Fayetteville; one sisterin-law, Lillie Coufal of Fayetteville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents William and Louise Coufal, brother Willie (Bill) Coufal, brother Clarence Coufal and his wife Martha, brother Jesse Coufal and his wife Elizabeth, sister Cornelia Spacek and her husband J.C., sister Lydia Beseda and her husband Willie, and brother-in-law Gus Friemel.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Koenig-Belvill Zaskoda Chapel in Industry. The family received friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

A celebration of life service was held at the Industry Brethren Church in Industry, 2758 Main St., Industry, on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 10 a.m. Burial was held following the funeral service at the Industry Brethren Church Cemetery. Reverend Joe Emerson will officiate the service.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Industry Brethren Church; P.O. Box 73 Industry, Texas 78944 in memory of Lee.

Family and friends can view and sign the guestbook online at www.lagrangefunerals.com.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Koenig-Belvill Funeral Home & Cremations in La Grange.

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