Nick Mutz, a lifelong resident of Wilson County, Texas, entered eternal rest Monday, June 4, 2012, at 10:30 a.m., in the Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville at the age of 92 years, 9 months, and 3 days. Nick was born in Karnes City on Sept. 1, 1919, the son of Anton and Susie Rutkowski Mutz.
He attended school and was a lifelong farmer. Nick married Rosie Sekula on May 25, 1942, in St. Ann Catholic Church in Kosciusko. Nick was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Poth and the Altar Society.
Nick was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers and sisters, Emrick Mutz, Celica Taylor, Dora Forehand, Tillie Isom, Cleo Mutz, Gladys MacFarland, Alvin Mutz, Mary Gembler, and Alfred Mutz.
Nick is survived by his beloved wife of 70 years, Rosie Mutz of Poth; his children, Elmarie Rose Dunn of Buda, Joan M. Gawlik and husband Robert of Falls City, Betty Jean Mutz of Cestohowa, Wilfred Alex Mutz and wife Debbie of Poth, Leroy Nick Mutz of Poth, Sharlene Ann Hugghins and husband Steve of Floresville, Janice Ellen Bodden and husband John of Poth, Annette G. Pruski and husband Bobby of Poth, and Karen S. Hons and husband Glenn of Poth; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Wednesday, June 6, at 5 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7:30 p.m. in the Vinyard Funeral Home Chapel in Poth.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Poth, officiated by Father Grzegorz Szewczyk, S.D.S.
Interment followed in the Blessed Sacrament Cemetery in Poth.
Serving as pallbearers were Nick’s grandsons, Anthony Gawlik, Gregory Gawlik, Jonathan Mutz, Karl Mutz, John Bodden IV, Jeremy Pruski, Brian Pruski, and Joshua Hons.