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John Paul Dornak

February 27, 1966 — February 18, 2024

San Felipe

John Paul Dornak, 57, a son, brother, uncle, father & grumpy of San Felipe entered into eternal life on February 18, 2024.

John Paul was born in Wharton, TX on February 27, 1966, to Johnny Dornak & Darlene Laughlin.  He was a graduate of Wharton High School.   He always enjoyed playing video games for hours, bowling in many leagues and yelling for the Texas Longhorns no matter if they were winning or losing.  He bowled in several leagues and achieved a perfect game of 300.

It was evident his interest for playing the drums began with the beating of spoons on pots & pans at a very young age. John Paul’s passion for music was prevalent as he was a member of numerous bands.  Beginning in high school he started playing with, Roxx, then Explorer, Joel Nava & The Border, The Mixx, Derringer, Second Chance, Grande Mullet, Shacklebone, Let It Ride, Original Triumphs, Bazaar Boys, Shiner Hobo Band, Texas Sound Czech and various other band. Most recently Kist by Grace, in which he began rehearsing for his church family at the Texas Cowboy Church, who accepted John for who he is and welcomed him with open arms. John Paul’s family could not be more appreciative and thankful for his family united under God.  

He is preceded in death by Grandparents, Julius & Rose Barchack, Grandparents, John & Rosie Dornak, Brother, Curtis Dornak and Father, Johnny Dornak.

John Paul is survived by his daughter, Mackenzie Frankovich (Hunter) & grandson, Harrison.  Mother, Darlene Laughlin & friend Ray Denny, Stepfather, David Petrusek, Stepmother, Margie Dornak and siblings: Kevin Dornak (Sandy), Amy Saxton (Ben), Mary Laughlin, Elizabeth Bray (Thomas). Step siblings Cheryl Urbanovsky (Tommy), Kriss Parker and many nieces and nephews, Kori, Kirk, Kendall, Dillon, Tristan, Brodie & Tate.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations be made to the Texas Cowboy Church.  TCC Zelle/PayPal:

A Memorial Service will be held on March 1, 2024 from 5pm – 8pm (5pm-6:30pm Visitation / 6:30pm – 8pm Memorial Service).  Texas Cowboy Church located at 15404 FM 1489, Rosenberg, Texas 77471.

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