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Re: Looking for Texas Relatives
Posted by: Bruce Repka (ID *****1980) Date: July 13, 2003 at 17:47:56
In Reply to: Looking for Texas Relatives by Shannette of 53

Here is some info. I hope you will find helpful.

Vilem "Willie" Repka - deceased on 2-14-42
buried at Catholic Cemetary - Hallettsville, TX

wife - Annie Galetka Repka
buried at Vsetin, TX

Willie's parents were Joe & Anna Repka. They came from Czechoslovakia on settled in Inez, TX.

Willie & Annie had 5 children: Albert, Herman "Shorty", Alvin (also known as "Shorty") Hermina & Hattie.

Albert & Hattie are buried at Vsetin, TX
Herman (my grandfather) is buried at Hallettsville, TX
Hermina is buried in Victoria, TX
Alvin is buried in Albuquerque, NM

All 3 boys served in WW II.

I don't know much about Hermina & Hattie.

Albert was an oilfied worker after the war and died on 3/24/62.

Alvin "Shorty" was an oilfied worker and a cement contractor after the war and owned a liquor store at the time of his death on 11/15/86. He had a total of 6 children and 1 foster child. Alene, Johnny & Pat of Mississippi; Robert of Illinois; Dickie of New Mexico.
The first son's whereabouts unknown, and the foster child is unknown.

Herman "Shorty" operated a service station after the war and had a total of 3 children. Henry (adopted) of Sealy, TX; Dennis "Shorty" of Hallettsville, TX; and David Michael "Mike" of The Colony, TX.

Henry has 2 children - Bruce & Rhonda
Dennis has 1 child - Dennis
Mike has 2 children - Leassa & Ashley.





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