Billy Lamza

Jan. 6, 1932 - Dec. 24, 2018

Funeral services for Billy Lamza were held on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 at 2 p.m. from the Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn. Visitation began at the church at noon on Friday, with the rosary recited at 1:30 p.m. prior to the Mass. Interment was in the Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in Hostyn.  Full military honors were conducted at the graveside by the Schulenburg American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars..

Following the service, a reception was held at the Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church Hall in Hostyn.

Survivors include his  wife, Evelyn Lamza of Houston; two daughters, Patty Elder and husband Dave of Spring, and Linda Rowe and husband David of Houston; son, David Lamza and wife Polly of Houston; three sisters, Sydonia “Toni” Luco of Yoakum, Betty Jo Baca of Victoria and Eunice Vincent of Corpus Christi; brother, Cleo Lamza of Iola; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Amalia and Joseph Lamza; one sister, Vangie O’Neal; and one brother, Leonard Lamza.

Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.