Mrs. Jancha was born Feb. 11, 1925, in Los Angeles, Texas, to Albert and Emilie Johanne (Hesselbach) Mohrenweiser. She married Frank Allen Jancha in Sinton on Dec. 29, 1950. She was retired from Bee County-Tynan Co-op after serving more than 30 years and was the memorial chairperson and the current secretary for the Women of the ELCA. She was also a member of S.P.J.S.T. and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Tynan and was part of their St. Paul’s Altar and Beautification Committee.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Emilie Mohrenweiser; her husband, Frank Allen Jancha; two brothers, Paul and Frank Mohrenweiser; a sister, Emmie Roberts; an infant daughter, Brenda Jancha; and a great-granddaughter.
Survivors include two daughters, Jo An (Glenn) Smith of Katy and Frankie (Garry) Holubec of Skidmore; a brother, Otto Mohrenweiser of Rowlett; five grandchildren, Brent Holubec, Becky Gilley, Bridget Calkins, Cathy Spanheimer and Chris Neuvar; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation was held from noon to 8 p.m. on Friday at Galloway & Sons Chapel with the family present from 6 to 8 o’clock.
The funeral service was conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Rev. Marcia Kline officiating. Musical selections were provided by organist Norma Landgrebe. Burial followed in the Evergreen Cemetery in Skidmore.
Pallbearers were Richard Roberts, Rick Roberts, Kyle Roberts, Chris Lamprecht, Donnie Mackey, David Mackey, Howard Duge, and Kenneth Duge.
Honorary pallbearers were Joe Trial and David Roberts.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home