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Alfred Dylla Sr.
Alfred Dylla Sr., 88, of St. Hedwig, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2013. He was born on March 6, 1925, in St. Hedwig, Texas, to Phillip and Gertrude (Mikolajczyk) Dylla. He was a lifelong farmer, and retired in 1987 from Lone Star Brewery.
Alfred was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 38 years, Regina Dylla; sister Regina Dylla Labus; brothers Emil Dylla and Albert Dylla; and granddaughter Erin Dylla.
He is survived by his wife, Alice (Pieniazek) Dylla of St. Hedwig; sons Alfred Dylla Jr. of League City, Richard Dylla and Ernest Dylla, both of St. Hedwig, and Leonard Dylla of La Vernia; daughters Florence Ostrowski of St. Hedwig and Carolyn Fleetwood of San Antonio; stepchildren Lisa Tschoepe and John Pieniazek; sisters Philomena Dylla Grams and Monica Dylla Gaylor; brother Gilbert Dylla; 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and many loving friends.
Visitation was held on Thursday, March 14, from 5-8 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in La Vernia.
A funeral Mass was held on Friday at 10 a.m. in the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in St. Hedwig with the Rev. Bill Zadora officiating.
Entombment followed in the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Cemetery in St. Hedwig.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
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