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Irene Evelyn Habernal Pavlu
  • St. Andrew's Church
    Rt. 3 Box 39
    Hillje, TX 77437
  • St. Andrew's Altar Society
    Rt. 3 Box 39
    Hillje, TX 77437

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“Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Linda & Ken Kram - El Campo, TX

“Dear Karen and family, Although I had the privilege of visiting with your mom only a few times, she is one person that I will never forget. Her...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Nancy Meyers - Mclean, VA

“Jeanette, Linda and Karen and your families, I remember spending time with you as we grew up. Your mother was always a kind and caring person. You...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Frances Petter - Pflugerville, TX

“Linda & Ray Allen: We just found out about your mother's passing and are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Gary & Betty Polasek - Houston, TX

“Linda and Ray Allen & Family Our prayers and sympathy go out to each of you on the loss of your Mother. God Bless each of you. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Elaine Orsak Cook - Lawton, OK

“To the Irene Pavlu family, sadden to heart about you Mom leaving us, may she RIP up there with the rest of the ANGEL'S, you can thank your MOM for...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Bob Poncik - Milton, FL

“I will miss Mrs. Pavlu. She was such a sweet lady and a true friend. I loved her dearly. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Laurie Bubela - Victoria, TX

“We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Vic & Pat Dybala - El Campo, Tx, TX

“Jeanette, Linda, Karen - I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Mrs. Pavlu was a wonderful person and I have many fond memories from our...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Joyce (Popp) Chambers - Durant, OK


Irene Habernal Pavlu, of Louise, passed away March 3, 2013 at the age of 92. She was born on March 22, 1920 to Frank and Bertha Stavinoha Habernal in El Campo, Texas. A beloved wife and mother, Irene loved her family and was a wonderful cook and seamstress. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, KJZT and St. Andrew's Altar Society.

She is survived by her daughters Jeanette Stockton and husband John of Louise, Linda Jaksch and husband Ray Allen of El Campo, and Karen Gaas and husband Dan of Georgetown; grandchildren Kinnan Stockton and wife Susan, Kara Matthys and husband Wade, Todd Jaksch and wife Tiffany, Marty Jaksch, Kimberly O'Neal and husband Brian, Brian Gaas, Steve Gaas and wife Christine, and John Gaas; and great-grandchildren Savannah & David Stockton, Dylan Matthys, Tanner & Trevor Jaksch, Hudson O'Neal, Brandon & Blake O'Neal, Hailer Gaas, and Austin Tucker.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents, husband John, brothers Frank and George Habernal and sister Margaret Orsak.

Visitation will begin at 2 pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Triska Funeral Home with a Rosary at 6 pm. Funeral service will be at 1 pm on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at St. Andrew's Catholic Church with the Reverend Clement Quainoo officiating. Interment will follow at St. Andrew's Catholic Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Kinnan Stockton, Todd Jaksch, Marty Jaksch, Brian Gaas, Steve Gaas, and John Gaas.

Memorial donations in honor of Irene may be made to St. Andrew's Altar Society, St. Andrew's Catholic Church or to the donor's choice.