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Paul Wasicek

July 28, 1934 — September 1, 2020

Paul Wasicek, 86, of Wharton passed away at a nursing home in Wharton on September 1, 2020.  He was born on July 28, 1934 in East Bernard, Tx to the late Jerry Wasicek and Rose Timel Wasicek.


Paul attended schools in East Bernard and then served our country honorably in the US Army.  Paul was a heavy equipment operator for the city of Wharton.  He enjoyed staying busy.  In his spare time, he worked on the farm or fixing tractors.  He liked to take apart small engines and repair them.  He also enjoyed working in his flower beds and gardening. Paul’s love for animals led him to meet his wife, Elizabeth Pence and they were married on December 18, 2017. 


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Josephine Krenek; brothers, Alvin Wasicek and Bennie Wasicek.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Wasicek of Wharton, step-children, Sara Varela of Houston, Jareb Varela of Rosenberg and Jordan Melcher of Huntsville; 7 grandchildren; sister, Elsie Fojtik of Lane City; brother, Leonard Wasicek of Kingwood; and very good friends, Steve and Gloria Torres.  Along with his dogs; Bubba and Lady Bug.


Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 starting at 1 p.m. at Wharton Funeral Home.  Funeral Service will begin at 4 p.m. with Rev. Debbie Cenko, who married the couple, officiating.  Burial with military honors will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Doug Wasicek, William Pence, Russell Pence, Jareb Varela, Jordan Melcher and Steve Torres



Family request memorial contributions made to an animal rescue group of your choice.


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