OBITUARY

Bessie F. Repka

March 11, 1930October 13, 2020
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Bessie Repka, 90 of Inez passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. She was born March 11, 1930 in Victoria, TX to the late Henry and Sophie Anna Ulrich Neisser. Mrs. Repka was the cafeteria supervisor working for Industrial Independent School District. She was loved and respected by all the students she served through the years. She is survived by her daughters, Cathryn (Dwight) Winkler of East Bernard, Carol (Douglas) Prukop of Victoria, Charlene (Gary) Edwards of Goliad; sons, Charles (Paula) Repka of Inez, Craig Repka of Inez; sisters, Mabel Lemke of Victoria, Eleanor Jacobs of Leander and 18 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Bessie was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Repka (May 27, 2010), grandchildren, Terri Winkler, Amy Prukop, Clinton Repka; sister, Madeline Stastny and brothers, Adolph Neisser, Clarence Neisser and Victor Neisser. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 18, 2020 from 12:30 until 1:30 pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Inez with a rosary to be recited at 1:30 pm followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 2 pm. Interment will be in Shillerville Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Mrs. Repka’s grandsons, Thomas Winkler, Jason Repka, Clayton Repka, Kevin Prukop, Chad Edwards, Corey Edwards, Blake Repka and Jeffrey Prukop. Honorary pallbearers are the granddaughters, Tammy Dotson, Celeste Kretser, Stacey Echols, Kristi Stutts, Kellye Sebby, Kandace Monney and Kristin Lange. The family kindly request donations be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, P.O. Box 337, Inez, TX 77968 or the Inez Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 427, Inez, TX 77968 Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Cathryn (Dwight) Winkler, Daughter
  • Carol (Douglas) Prukop, Daughter
  • Charlene (Gary) Edwards, Daughter
  • Charles (Paula) Repka, Son
  • Craig Repka, Son
  • Mabel Lemke, Sister
  • Eleanor Jacobs, Sister
  • Thomas Winkler, Grandchild
  • Jason Repka, Grandchild
  • Clayton Repka, Grandchild
  • Kevin Prukop, Grandchild
  • Chad Edwards, Grandchild
  • Corey Edwards, Grandchild
  • Blake Repka, Grandchild
  • Jeffrey Prukop, Grandchild
  • Tammy Dotson, Grandchild
  • Celeste Kretser, Grandchild
  • Stacey Echols, Grandchild
  • Kristi Stutts, Grandchild
  • Kellye Sebby, Grandchild
  • Kandace Monney, Grandchild
  • Kristin Lange, Grandchild
  • Terri Winkler, Grandchild (deceased)
  • Amy Prukop, Grandchild (deceased)
  • Clinton Repka, Grandchild (deceased)
  • Leroy Repka, Husband (passed May 27, 2010) (deceased)
  • Henry and Sophie Anna Ulrich Neisser, Parents (deceased)
  • Madeline Stastny, Sister (deceased)
  • Adolph Neisser, Brother (deceased)
  • Clarence Neisser, Brother (deceased)
  • Victor Neisser, Brother (deceased)

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Mrs. Repka's grandsons
  • Thomas Winkler
  • Jason Repka
  • Clayton Repka
  • Kevin Prukop
  • Chad Edwards
  • Corey Edwards
  • Blake Repka
  • Jeffrey Prukop
  • Mrs. Repka's granddaughters, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Tammy Dotson
  • Celeste Kretser
  • Stacey Echols
  • Kristi Stutts
  • Kelley Sebby
  • Kandace Monney
  • Kristin Lange
  • DONATIONS

  • St. Joseph Catholic Church
  • Inez Volunteer Fire Department

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 18, 2020

  • Rosary

    Sunday, October 18, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Sunday, October 18, 2020

Memories

Bessie F. Repka

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Bobby and Lori McLennan

October 20, 2020

Craig and Family;

We just learned of your mother’s passing and wanted to convey our sympathies with you.

Your folks were the sweetest, most kind hearted folks we’ve ever met and those traits reflect in their children and grandchildren.

They made the best salsa I have ever had and I’ll never forget your daddy bringing me my own jar to the police department and telling me not to share it with anyone! When asked for the recipe I was told that I could share my salsa but that him and Miss Bessie would never share their salsa secrets.

I know they are both missed here on earth but they’ve been reunited in heaven above and will be rejoicing each and everyday hand in hand

With much love and many hugs,
Bobby and Lori McLennan

Ruth Killough

October 17, 2020

Mrs. Winkler,
My condolences in the loss of your mother. Your family is in my prayers. Doing year 32 @ Westhoff.
Ruth (Davis) Killough

Michael Biehunko

October 16, 2020

I was a partner at Rosewood Funeral Chapels until I retired in May 2016. I met Mrs. Repka through my partners at Rosewood Nancy Witte and Robert Hairell. All I can say she was such a sweet and caring lady. I know god has another angel in heaven. May god bring his blessing upon the entire Repka family.

Lisa Chambard

October 16, 2020

So sorry Charlene to hear about your mom I'm sending a donation to the fire dept. You use to do my nails love you . Lisa chambard Buesing.
I'm living in North Carolina with mom now.

Carolyn Swenson

October 16, 2020

Our entire family want to express our condolences to Mrs. Repka’s family. We grew up with the family and CJ and Albertha were close friends with Bessie and Leroy.
We all shared many great adventures as we grew up - camping and fishing together were at the top of the list.
May you all treasure the memories of your mom as our family does!
You are all in our thoughts and prayers!
The CJ Strnadel Jr. Family

Carol Trevino

October 15, 2020

I had the pleasure working in the cafeteria with Bessie. I will treasure those memories I had working with her. I learned a lot working along side of her.
I thought of her often.
My condolences to the family.

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Biography

Bessie Repka, 90 of Inez passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. She was born March 11, 1930 in Victoria, TX to the late Henry and Sophie Anna Ulrich Neisser. Mrs. Repka was the cafeteria supervisor working for Industrial Independent School District. She was loved and respected by all the students she served through the years.
She is survived by her daughters, Cathryn (Dwight) Winkler of East Bernard, Carol (Douglas) Prukop of Victoria, Charlene (Gary) Edwards of Goliad; sons, Charles (Paula) Repka of Inez, Craig Repka of Inez; sisters, Mabel Lemke of Victoria, Eleanor Jacobs of Leander and 18 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Bessie was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Repka (May 27, 2010), grandchildren, Terri Winkler, Amy Prukop, Clinton Repka; sister, Madeline Stastny and brothers, Adolph Neisser, Clarence Neisser and Victor Neisser.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 18, 2020 from 12:30 until 1:30 pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Inez with a rosary to be recited at 1:30 pm followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 2 pm. Interment will be in Shillerville Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Mrs. Repka’s grandsons, Thomas Winkler, Jason Repka, Clayton Repka, Kevin Prukop, Chad Edwards, Corey Edwards, Blake Repka and Jeffrey Prukop.
Honorary pallbearers are the granddaughters, Tammy Dotson, Celeste Kretser, Stacey Echols, Kristi Stutts, Kellye Sebby, Kandace Monney and Kristin Lange.
The family kindly request donations be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, P.O. Box 337, Inez, TX 77968 or the Inez Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 427, Inez, TX 77968
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.

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