Julius Pavlas

Julius Adolf Pavlas, 86, of Taylor, died in Georgetown on Friday, Feb. 3.

The funeral was held on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Praha, with interment in the church cemetery.

Rosary was said on Monday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. at Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home.

Born in Engle on June 6, 1925, he was the son of Julius Roy and Frances Sophie (Brazda) Pavlas. He attended Schulenburg High School. From October 1943 to January 1946, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. On June 30, 1962, he married Helen Vlasta Vala in Houston. Mr. Pavlas worked as a QC inspector and farmer. He was a member of the Catholic Church as well as Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Knights of Columbus, KJT and SPJST.

Survivors include three daughters, Ramona Helen Pavlas of Taylor, Monica Ann Pavlas Revette of Elgin and Branda Pavlas of Eddy; a son, Julius Adolf Pavlas Jr. of Eddy; a son-in-law, Gilbert Clarence Revette Jr. of Elgin; a sister, Mildred Cernosek of Schulenburg; a brother, Daniel Pavlas of Needville; and six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Preceding him in death were his parents, wife and a sister, Margaret Wenske.

Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.