OBITUARY

Julie Jurica

April 29, 1931September 9, 2020
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Julie Filla Jurica, 89, of Victoria, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 29, 1931 in Inez, Texas to the late John A Filla and Annie Matejicek Filla. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and member of Holy Family Catholic Church. A talented seamstress, she shared her love where she worked at Sew N Sew and Cloth World. Julie enjoyed quilting with Holy Family quilters as well as Bible Study and being a Catholic Daughter for over 50 years. She had many precious friendships with those she played cards, dominoes, bunco, walking the mall and Red Hats. Family meant everything to her. She is survived by sons, Harold (Mary Anne) Jurica of Houston, David (Valerie) Jurica of Victoria, Dennis (Pam) Jurica of Inez; daughter, Janice (Gary) Swoboda of Sugar Land; sisters, Lydia Sykora, Margaret (August) Kucera, Rosie (David) Kouba; brother, Adolph (Tula) Filla; sister in law, Edna Tesch; grandchildren, Mark Jurica, Patrick Carson, John Jurica, Joseph Jurica, James Jurica, Thomas Jurica, Ann Marie Jurica, Mary Catherine Jurica, Laurie Swoboda Nichols, Leigh Anne Swoboda Goerland, Chris Alvarez, Aaron Alvarez, and Donald Lydon; and great grandchildren, Lorelei Nichols, Liam Nichols, Liesl Nichols, Leighton Nichols, Linus Nichols, Leila Nichols, Liza Nichols, Livia Nichols, Luca Nichols, Lowell Nichols, Lucien Nichols, Clyde Alvarez, Charlotte Alvarez, Warren Alvarez, George Lydon, Brendan Goerland, and Kaitlyn Goerland. Julie was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Alton E. Jurica; brother, Edwin Filla; sisters, Annie Kotlar and Ruby Filla. Visitation will be held at Colonial Funeral Home on Monday, September 14th from 4 - 6 pm as well as at Holy Family Catholic Church on Tuesday, September 15th, from 12:30 - 1:30 pm. A rosary at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, September 15th will precede the 2 pm Mass of Resurrection at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Gabriel Bentil officiating. Entombment will follow at Resurrection Mausoleum. Pallbearers are Aaron Alvarez, Chris Alvarez, Ehren Goerland, Joseph Jurica, Thomas Jurica and Patrick Carson. Memorials may be given in her honor to Holy Family Catholic Church or Hospice of South Texas. For those unable to attend, a live stream video will be available at hfccvic.org. Share condolences and memories with the family at colonialfuneralhomevictoria.com "Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy burdened, and I will give you rest..."

  • FAMILY

  • Alton E. Jurica, Husband (deceased)
  • John A. Filla, Father (deceased)
  • Annie Matejicek Filla, Mother (deceased)
  • Harold (Mary Anne) Jurica, Son & Daughter-in-law
  • David (Valerie) Jurica, Son & Daughter-in-law
  • Dennis (Pam) Jurica, Son & Daughter-in-law
  • Janice (Gary) Swoboda, Daughter & Son-in-Law
  • Lydia Sykora, Sister
  • Margaret (August) Kucera, Sister and Brother-in-law
  • Rosie (David) Kouba, Sister & Brother-in-law
  • Adolph (Tula) Filla, Brother & Sister-in-law
  • Edna Tesch, Sister-in-law
  • Edwin Filla, Brother (deceased)
  • Annie Kotlar, Sister (deceased)
  • Ruby Filla, Sister (deceased)
  • Julie also leaves her grandchildren, Mark Jurica, Patrick Carson, John Jurica, Joseph Jurica, James Jurica, Thomas Jurica, Ann Marie Jurica, Mary Catherine Jurica, Laurie Swoboda Nichols, Leigh Anne Swoboda Goerland, Chris Alvarez, Aaron Alvarez, and Donald Lydon; and her great grandchildren, Lorelei Nichols, Liam Nichols, Liesl Nichols, Leighton Nichols, Linus Nichols, Leila Nichols, Liza Nichols, Livia Nichols, Luca Nichols, Lowell Nichols, Lucien Nichols, Clyde Alvarez, Charlotte Alvarez, Warren Alvarez, George Lydon, Brendan Goerland, and Kaitlyn Goerland to cherish her memory.

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Aaron Alvarez
  • Chris Alvarez
  • Ehren Goerland
  • Joseph Jurica
  • Thomas Jurica
  • Patrick Carson
  • DONATIONS

  • Holy Family Catholic Church
  • Hospice of South Texas

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, September 14, 2020

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 15, 2020

  • Rosary

    Tuesday, September 15, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Tuesday, September 15, 2020

  • Entombment

    Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Memories

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Bessie Depine

September 16, 2020

I would like to extend my thoughs and prayers to Julie's family. May God bless you all through this time of sorrow.

Addie Kouba

September 14, 2020

Tony and I would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the entire family. God Bless her and God Bless the family. May she rest in peace.

rosemary ayers

September 13, 2020

I first met julie at sew and sew shop. we worked together
she was a great friend. I fill blessed to have known julie
very talented and a lovely lady. also 2 of her sisters, margie
and the other I met while walking at the mall. Sorry sisters
for your loss. rosemary ayers

James & Cathy Hurta

September 13, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to all the family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Kathy Holbert

September 13, 2020

Julie was a joy to work with. She was one of my best employees at Cloth World. Always had a smile for everyone. Always willing to help with anything that needed to be done and helpful to new employees. Great seamstress and quilter. Prayers to all her family.

Muriel Cullen Argen

September 13, 2020

My sympathy and prayers
Muriel Cullen Argen

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Biography

Julie Filla Jurica, 89, of Victoria, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 29, 1931 in Inez, Texas to the late John A Filla and Annie Matejicek Filla.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and member of Holy Family Catholic Church. A talented seamstress, she shared her love where she worked at Sew N Sew and Cloth World. Julie enjoyed quilting with Holy Family quilters as well as Bible Study and being a Catholic Daughter for over 50 years. She had many precious friendships with those she played cards, dominoes, bunco, walking the mall and Red Hats. Family meant everything to her.
She is survived by sons, Harold (Mary Anne) Jurica of Houston, David (Valerie) Jurica of Victoria, Dennis (Pam) Jurica of Inez; daughter, Janice (Gary) Swoboda of Sugar Land; sisters, Lydia Sykora, Margaret (August) Kucera, Rosie (David) Kouba; brother, Adolph (Tula) Filla; sister in law, Edna Tesch; grandchildren, Mark Jurica, Patrick Carson, John Jurica, Joseph Jurica, James Jurica, Thomas Jurica, Ann Marie Jurica, Mary Catherine Jurica, Laurie Swoboda Nichols, Leigh Anne Swoboda Goerland, Chris Alvarez, Aaron Alvarez, and Donald Lydon; and great grandchildren, Lorelei Nichols, Liam Nichols, Liesl Nichols, Leighton Nichols, Linus Nichols, Leila Nichols, Liza Nichols, Livia Nichols, Luca Nichols, Lowell Nichols, Lucien Nichols, Clyde Alvarez, Charlotte Alvarez, Warren Alvarez, George Lydon, Brendan Goerland, and Kaitlyn Goerland.
Julie was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Alton E. Jurica; brother, Edwin Filla; sisters, Annie Kotlar and Ruby Filla.
Visitation will be held at Colonial Funeral Home on Monday, September 14th from 4 - 6 pm as well as at Holy Family Catholic Church on Tuesday, September 15th, from 12:30 - 1:30 pm. A rosary at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, September 15th will precede the 2 pm Mass of Resurrection at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Gabriel Bentil officiating. Entombment will follow at Resurrection Mausoleum.
Pallbearers are Aaron Alvarez, Chris Alvarez, Ehren Goerland, Joseph Jurica, Thomas Jurica and Patrick Carson.
Memorials may be given in her honor to Holy Family Catholic Church or Hospice of South Texas.
For those unable to attend, a live stream video will be available at hfccvic.org.
Share condolences and memories with the family at colonialfuneralhomevictoria.com
"Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy burdened, and I will give you rest..."

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