- February 5, 1928 - February 25, 2013
- Richmond, Texas
of Bessie 's Passing
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“Best little fisherman I ever fished with. Her passing leaves a big hole in the world!
1 of 8 | Posted by: Maggy Magee - Richmond, VA
“Diane our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please let me know if there is anything we can do for you.
2 of 8 | Posted by: Gail Combs - Richmond, TX
“We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Aunt Bessie was so loving and caring and she will be missed by so many.
3 of 8 | Posted by: Paul and Carrie Korenek - TX
“We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
4 of 8 | Posted by: Pete and Linda Roblyer - TX
“Dear cousins...I am feeling sad for you during this time. May you find comfort & peace in the days ahead of you. Aunt Bessie had a special place in...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Love, Brenda - El Campo, TX
“Heaven has gained wonderful lady. I loved your mom. I loved being at your house, wandering through that huge, beautiful garden and eating all the...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Anna Diaz - Sugar Land, TX
“Terry and I have been friends with Bessie on the mountain for over 15 years. People loved her wisdom and old fashioned good sense. Everyone who met...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Guy & Terry Richter - Rye, CO
“So sorry to hear of Bessie's passing. Take solace in the fact that she is finally pain free, whole, and resting in God's arms. I will always...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: John Hommel
Bessie Korenek Loranc, of Richmond, passed away February 25, 2013 at the age of 85. She was born on February 5, 1928 to Leo and Annie Janish Korenek in Nada, Texas. She worked as a secretary for St. Austin Catholic Church until her retirement in 1990. Bessie was a wonderful mother and her enduring faith in God and her dedication to herfamily were a testimony to a life well lived.
She is survived by her daughters Pat Jankowiak and husband Mike of Brazoria, Cindy Matulich of Richmond and Diane Starkey and husband Mike of Fulshear; sons James Loranc and wife Mona of Spring and Mark Loranc of Houston; 13 grandchildren; 7 great-granchildren; and brother Gene Korenek of El Campo. Bessie was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Lillie Petter, Mary Ann Gold, and Edith Drlik and brothers Leonard Korenek, Allen Korenek and Joseph Korenek.
Visitation will be held from 2 – 6 pm on Friday, March 1, 2013 at Triska Funeral Home. A Rosary will be recited at 9:30 am with a funeral Mass following at 10 am on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Nada, Texas. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial donations in honor of Bessie may be made to the American Cancer Society.