Anton Ben Michalka, Jr.

Anton Ben Michalka, Jr., 86, of Buckholts, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 in a Temple hospital.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Cameron with Rev. Dimitrij Colankin officiating.
Burial will follow in the St. Monica’s Cemetery.
Rosary/vigil will be recited at 6 p.m. Thursday at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home.
Mr. Michalka, a retired rural postal carrier and farmer, was born July 9, 1929 in Ballinger to Anton Ben and Alma (Klaus) Michalka.
He served in the U. S. Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict.
He was a lifelong member of St. Monica’s Catholic Church and a member of the Sons of Hermann.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Walter A. Michalka and a sister, Bernardine Lehnert. 
He is survived by a brother Ralph L. Michalka of Portage, Michigan; sister Lucille Jekell and husband Dwayne of Cameron; and several Nieces and Nephews
Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.