Posted: Thu 8:48 AM, Dec 06, 2012
Funeral Home: Trevino-Smith Funeral Home
August 22, 1931 - December 3, 2012
Ernest Pivonka, 81, of Bryan, formerly of Caldwell, passed peacefully from this life Monday, December 3, 2012. Funeral services are set for 1 p.m. Sunday, December 9, in the Chapel of Trevino-Smith Funeral Home, with Father Ryan Higdon officiating. Burial will follow in the Frenstat Cemetery in Burleson County Texas. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 8, with a rosary to be recited at 6 p.m. in the Chapel of Trevino-Smith Funeral Home.
Ernest was born August 22, 1931 in Caldwell, Texas to Charlie and Liddie (Supak) Pivonka. He liked to go fishing in his spare time, and loved to take family trips to state parks in the good old VW Bus.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; a sister-in-law and a granddaughter.
Ernest leaves to cherish his memories his beloved wife of over 51 years, Clarice Pivonka; three sons, Gregory Lynn and Laura Pivonka, Jeffery Glenn and Gay Pivonka, James Pivonka; and special friend, Mary Hodges; a brother, Charles Pivonka; sister-in- law, Lillian Pivonka; five grandchildren, Terra and Lindsey Leinard, Bobbi Johnston, Hailie Bagley, and Dorian and David Barnett; one great-grandchild, Ty Johnston; two step great-grandchildren; and close friend, Jeff Barnett.
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