He was born Aug. 7, 1939 in Refugio to Herman and Agnes Sion Bochat.
He is survived by his wife, Loreeta Stauss Bochat; daughter, Milana Mullenix (Darryl); sons, Brad Bochat (Betsy) and Matthew Bochat (Erika); sisters, Joana Bochat and Agnes White; brothers, Charles (Shirley) Bochat, William Bochat, Justin (Jesse) Bochat, Sidney (Jean) Bochat and Bob (Minnie) Bochat; eight grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Hauschild; brother, Howard Bochat; and sister-in-law, Leona Bochat.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26 at St. Peter’s and Paul’s Catholic Church in Meyersville. Burial will be private at a later date.
P a l l b e a r e r s will be Luke Bochat, Joey Bochat, Nathan, Mullenix, Grayson Bochat, Jackson Bochat, and Larry Cis Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be the Class of 1957 of St. Joseph High School.
Memorials in Butch’s name may be made to Aicardi Syndrome Foundation, PO Box 3202, St. Charles, Ill., 60174.
A r r a n g e m e n t s entrusted to the care of Grace Funeral Home, Goliad.