Memorial Funeral Chapel - College Station

2901 Texas Ave South, College Station, TX


Lydia Krenek

June 8, 1918July 18, 2019

Lydia Krenek of College Station, Texas passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at the College Station Medical Center.

A Burleson county native she was a loving wife to Isadore (Ike) Krenek who preceded her in death, and a mother to her two children Bernice and Stanley, and grandson Wesley. Lydia retired from Consolidated School and enjoyed being at her ranch in Wellborn with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends. Lydia’s family will miss her warm loving smile, sense of humor, advice and wisdom which came from her 101 years of life. She always welcomed all into her home with a smile and loved to prepare wonderful meals for all that came by.

Lydia is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Bernice and James Smolka of College Station; grandson, Andrew Wesley Riley, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth of Austin, great-grandsons, Andrew Wesley Riley, III (Tripp), Levi Thomas; great-granddaughters, Amelia Tate and Lexi Jane Riley of Austin; son and daughter-in-law, Stanley and Martha Jo Krenek; great-granddaughter, London de la Teja and husband Eddie and great-grandson Cru de la Teja of Austin; brother, Joe Shupak; and sister, Mary Benton.

Lydia was preceded in death by her sisters, Julia Matcek, Annie Krenek, Rosie Petrovalsky, Martha Shupak, and Mollie Shupak; brothers, Bill Shupak, Antone Shupak and Frank Shupak.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 22, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Memorial Funeral Chapel in College Station, a rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, July 23, at 2:00 pm at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in the St. Julienne of Liege Chapel in College Station. Burial will follow at College Station Cemetery.



  • VISITATION Monday, July 22, 2019
  • ROSARY SERVICE Monday, July 22, 2019
  • MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Tuesday, July 23, 2019




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Bill & Janice Landiss

July 22, 2019

A long life, well lived. Condolences to all. Bill & Janice