Lawrence Vrazel Jr.

Lawrence Vrazel Jr., 87, of Yarrellton, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, in a Temple hospital. 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Marak with Rev. George Thirumangalam officiating. Burial will be in the Sts. Cyril & Methodius Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, with a rosary being recited at 7 p.m.

Mr. Vrazel, a farmer and rancher, was born Nov. 21, 1929, in Milam County to Lawrence and Albina (Sustek) Vrazel. He married Margaret Pospisil on May 21, 1960. He served in the Texas National Guard in 1955. He played in the early years of the Vrazels’ Polka Band for 12 years. He was a member of the Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Marak, a member of SPJST Lodge 15 in Buckholts and a member of KJT in Marak.

Mr. Vrazel was preceded in death by brother, Edward Vrazel; sister, Evelyn Hubnik; brothers-in-law, Milton Hubnik and Clarence Domel; and sisters-in-law Mary Ann Vrazel and Mary Pospisil.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Vrazel of Yarrellton; daughters, Elizabeth Strehler and husband Randall of Troy, and Patricia Hoelscher and husband Mark of Westphalia; brothers, Anton Vrazel and wife Albina of Yarrellton, Albert Vrazel of Yarrellton, and Alfred Vrazel and wife Bernice; sister-in-law, Victoria Domel of Taylor; brother-in-law, Frank Pospisil of Georgetown; and two grandsons, Matthew Hoelscher and Kyle Hoelscher.

Memorials may be made to Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Cemetery in Marak.

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.