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Louis F. Vacek

Memorial for Louis F. Vacek

Born in Taiton, Texas on Jun. 19, 1926
Departed on May 14, 2016 and resided in Rosenberg, TX.
Visitation: Friday, May 20, 2016
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Service: Saturday, May 21, 2016
10:00 am
Cemetery: Greenlawn Memorial Park
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Louis F. Vacek, 89, of Rosenberg, passed away on May 14, 2016 in Richmond, Texas. He was born to Stanislav and Mary (Gurecky) Vacek on June 19, 1926 in Taiton, Texas. He was raised on the family farm in Fairchilds. Louis' family moved to Rosenberg where he attended Rosenberg High School. He later joined the U.S. Navy and honorably served our country. Louis then bought a diner and met the love of his life, Bonnie Krum. They married and raised 3 children. He then started buying homes and renting them. Louis and Bonnie were owners of Vacek's Club in old downtown Rosenberg for many years. He went on to own several other businesses through the years. Louis was proud to be a WWII Veteran and was affiliated with the V.F.W. Post #3903 (Past Post Commander) and the American Legion.

Louis was known by many people and never met a stranger. He loved sharing his war stories with anyone who would listen. We wished we had more time to make more memories with him, but God called him home. He was a good man and helped many people. We love you, daddy, and will miss you. A huge hole has been left in our hearts, but we have our memories locked in our hearts, and no one can take those away. Goodbye daddy, until we see you again. Tell mom hello for us.

This loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend will be missed.

In addition to his parents, Louis is preceded in death by his first wife, Bonnie Vacek Castilla; second wife, Rose Vacek; son-in-law, Herb Marsden; and siblings, Eddie Vacek and Martha Deckert.

Survivors include his children, Margaret Vacek McClenan and husband, Cecil, Stanley Vacek, and Bernadette Vacek; grandchildren, Chip Graves and wife, Tamara, Brian Graves and wife, Amy, Michael Graves, Garrett Vacek and wife, Brooke, Joshua Fonseca, Briann Vacek, and Adriana Vacek; great grandchildren, Kaia, Bryce and Addyson Graves, Benjamin Graves, Blakely Vacek, and Emma Vacek; along with numerous extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m., Friday, May 20, 2016 in the Chapel of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home in Rosenberg.

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 21, 2016 in the Chapel of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home in Rosenberg. Burial, with full military honors, will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Rosenberg.

Pallbearers will include Brian Graves, Garrett Vacek, Ervin Diffurth, Billy Diffurth, John Hand and Cecil McClenan.

Honorary pallbearers will be Arthur Williams, Chip Graves and Michael Graves.

For those wishing, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

Tributes and words of condolence may be left for the family at

Arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home, 3900 B.F. Terry Blvd., (Hwy 59 South @ FM 2218) in Rosenberg, Texas 77471, Phone: 281-341-8800.


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