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Alvin Stavinoha

January 2, 1927 — February 22, 2020

Alvin Stavinoha, 93, of Wharton went to be with our Lord on Saturday, February 22, 2020.  He was born in Gonzales, Texas on January 2, 1927 to the late Joseph and Rozalie Lamza Stavinoha.

 

Alvin was raised in the Poth area and attended schools there.  He married Mildred Kucera on October 28, 1953 in Wharton.  Following his honorable discharge from the United States Army in 1952, he worked as a heavy machine mechanic most of his life.  He enjoyed fishing and hunting, a good football game on TV and BBQing for friends and family. Alvin enjoyed fixing things that were broken and could juggle many projects at the same time.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his 5 siblings and his grandson, Cody Frankum.

 

Alvin is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mildred Kucera Stavinoha of Wharton; daughters, Peggy Frankum and husband, Duncan of Friendswood and Pamela Youngblood and husband, Ed of Wharton; sons, Timothy Stavinoha and fiancée, Lora Garcia of Clute and Dennis Stavinoha of Deer Park; grandchildren, Dane Leach, Lee Frankum, Ryan Frankum, Amy Jo Benavides, Shane Stavinoha, Troy Stavinoha, Zachary Youngblood, Amanda Kubena and Ashley Youngblood and great grandchildren, Chelsea, Tristen, Kailee, Emily, Kiley, Raegan, Brinley, Abigail, Avery, Forrest, Ashley, Brock, Miracle, Grant, Brandon, Grayson, Kaylee, Kinsley, Colin, Emberlee, Coralee and Tobias.

 

Following cremation, a Rosary will be held at 9:30 am followed by the Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at 10 am on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Holy Family Catholic Church with Fr. Bob Knippenberg officiating.  The Right of Committal and burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Wharton.  

 

Services are under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home.  Condolences may be left at whartonfuneralhome.com.

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Rosary

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Starts at 9:30 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488

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