Lillian Agnes Vlasek Lewis died peacefully at CHI St. Joseph Manor on May 19, 2019, in Bryan, Texas, at the age of 96.
A funeral service honoring the life of Lillian is scheduled for Friday, May 24, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan, Texas, with a reception to follow. Inurnment will be at a later date in the Houston National Cemetery.
Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.
Lillian was born Sept. 13, 1922, in Poteet, Texas. She graduated from Gonzales High School. Lillian enlisted in the Army Air Force, serving her country during World War II. She was honorably discharged at the rank of corporal in December 1945.
Lillian devoted her married life to raising her two children, to the best of her ability, in Houston, Texas. She retired to Ingram, Texas, and spent many happy years in her beloved Texas Hill Country.
She was a long-time member of Notre Dame Catholic Church in Kerrville, a member of the West Kerr County Chamber of Commerce and volunteer at the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library and St. Vincent de Paul Society.
Lillian was an avid reader and enjoyed tutoring reading to local children. She loved to travel. She will be remembered for her strong faith and personal convictions.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Agnes Vlasek of Hunt, Texas; and siblings, John, Joe, Ed, Adolph, Frank and Margaret Vlasek and Mary Green.
She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Lewis and her partner, Steve Baum of Bryan; son, Edward Lewis; grandchildren, Kyra and Lars of Arden, North Carolina; a sister, Ann Chapman of Katy; her brothers, George and Louis Vlasek of Hunt, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews; and great-great-nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice Brazos Valley in Bryan, Texas, or Notre Dame Catholic Church in Kerrville, Texas.
The family would like to thank the caregivers and staff at Crestview Assisted Living, CHI St. Joseph and Hospice Brazos Valley for their dedication to her care.
Express condolences at CallawayJones.com.