Lee Gus Kolodziejcyk Sr.


Lee Gus Kolodziejcyk, Sr., 74, of Wharton passed away March 15, 2014. Lee was born in Yorktown, TX, on June 25, 1939, to the late Alois and Matilda Kolodziejcyk. He served 3 years in the U.S. Army. He was employed by Witco Chemical for 34 years in purchasing.  In his retirement he enjoyed gardening and fishing. He was Catholic.
He is survived by his daughter, Cynthia A. Berger and husband, Michael; sons, Lee G. Kolodziejcyk Jr. and wife, Cathy, Joseph D. Kolodziejcyk and wife, Misty and Kevin M. Kolodziejcyk.; brother, Alois Kolodziejcyk Jr.; sisters, Alta Woytasczyk, Evelyn Feller, and Mary Ann Kendel; grandchildren, Kelley Johnson, Tiffany Wise, Brittany Kolodziejcyk, Kristi Wise, Garrett Kolodziejcyk, and Daniel Kolodziejcyk; and great-grandchildren, Kade Johnson, Jaydon Johnson and Clayton Wise.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Victor Kolodziejcyk and Alvin Kolodziejcyk Sr ; and grandson Ronald Wise.
Visitation will be held 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7:15 p.m., Friday, March 21, 2014, at Finch Funeral Chapel in Yorktown. Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Yorktown with Father Roger Hawes officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Yorktown.
Serving as pallbearers will be Kip Hasselmeier, Billy Horelica, Michael Berger, Alvin Kolodziejcyk Jr, Allen Kolodziejcyk and Dale Kolodziejcyk.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Silverado Hospice of Houston.
Arrangements entrusted to Finch Funeral Chapel – Yorktown, 361-564-2277.
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