Updated: Jan 31, 2018
January 29, 1940 - January 28, 2018
Walter Matcek Jr., age 77, of Chriesman, Texas passed away on Sunday January 28, 2018 at CHI - St. Joseph Regional Hospital in Bryan. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM, Friday, February 2, 2018 at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Bethel Lutheran Church, 4221 Boonville Rd, Bryan, TX 77802. Interment will follow at Kurten Cemetery.
Walter was born January 29, 1940 in Caldwell, Texas, the son of Walter and Mary (Horcica) Matcek. He was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Bryan. Before retiring, he was Produce Manager at various grocery stores in the Bryan and Caldwell areas. Walter loved to restore antique tractors and taking care of his sheep, goats and dogs.
Walter was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Antone and his wife, Christine Matcek; a sister, Margaret Leazer; and a sister-in-law, Patricia Matcek.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Matcek; children, Carol Smith & her husband, Craig, Mike Matcek, James and Dena Doonan Matcek; two grandchildren, Courtney Smith and Tyler Smith & Evy Mills; one great-grandson, Hudson Smith; two brothers, Arnold Matcek, Jerry and his wife, Dorothea Matcek; two sisters, Gladys Pavlucik, Delphine and her husband, Edwin Schultz.