OBITUARY

George Joseph Zapalac

March 6, 1927April 18, 2021

George Joseph Zapalac, 94, of Port Lavaca passed away April 18, 2021. He was born on March 6, 1927 in Hallettsville, Texas to the late Frank Zapalac and Julia Konvicka Zapalac. He married Minnie Sturm on November 20, 1951 at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church in Port Lavaca. George was a farmer and tractor mechanic and worked for Calhoun County ISD as a bus mechanic. He enjoyed gardening, playing the accordion and playing dominoes. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Minnie Zapalac; brother, Johnny Zapalac; and sister, Annie Mae Chanek. He is survived by his son, Robert Zapalac; sister, Julia Moore; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 10:30 a.m. in the Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.richardsoncolonial.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Minnie Sturm Zapalac, Wife (deceased)
  • Frank Zapalac, Father (deceased)
  • Julia Konvicka Zapalac, Wife (deceased)
  • Robert Zapalac, Son
  • Annie Mae Chanek, Sister (deceased)
  • Julia Moore, Sister
  • Johnny Zapalac, Brother (deceased)
  • Mr. Zapalac also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.
  • DONATIONS

  • Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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