He was born on Dec. 25, 1958 to Walter John Bednorz and Eulalia Rose Strzelczk Bednorz in San Antonio. He was a rancher and a member of the Catholic church.
He is preceded in death by his father; two sisters Connie Marie Bednorz Dunn and Brenda Paulette Bednorz White; and a niece Linda Faye Bednorz.
Survivors include his mother of George West, a brother, James (Barbara Ann) Bednorz Sr.of George West; two nieces, four nephews and 12 great nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Friday, Nov. 25, from 6-8 p.m., at the Galloway and Sons Chapel in George West.
A rosary was held on Saturday, Nov. 26, at 9 a.m. at the St. George Catholic Church in George West with the service following at 10 a.m., with Father George Johnson officiating. Burial followed at the St. George Catholic Cemetery.
Services entrusted to Galloway and Sons Funeral Home, Three Rivers.