Clemence "Clem" John Kubeczka
April 25, 1938
November 9, 2018
Clemence “Clem” John Kubeczka, 80, of Brenham, Texas passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 at home.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 12 at Brenham Memorial Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m., on Tuesday, November 13 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brenham, TX. Burial will follow in Prairie Lea Cemetery.
Clemence was born on April 25, 1938 in Chappell Hill, TX to parents Max and Helen (Bartkowiak) Kubeczka. Clemence was baptized in St. Stanislaus Catholic Church of Chappell on April 28, 1938 and confirmed in the same church on May 14, 1950. He attended Washington County schools. On June 26, 1965, he married Mary A. Boortz in St. Stanislaus Catholic Church of Chappell Hill. Clem worked at Maddox Furniture Company in Brenham before moving to Houston and working for Texas Fabricating Company/Trinity Industries for 35 years. After retirement from Trinity Industries, he and Mary moved back to Brenham.
Clem was an avid fisherman. He loved working in his small garden and sitting either on the patio or in the backyard swing birdwatching. He was a member of the Mound Hill Shooting Club and loved playing cards there with his friends. He was also a member of the St. Stanislaus Senior Group where he played poker. Clem loved Cajun and polka music and country and western movies.
He is survived by his loving family: wife Mary; children Sharon and Todd McClain of College Station, Texas; Deborah Ann Kubeczka of Burbank, California; grandson Wyatt McClain of College Station; brother Raymond Kubeczka of Brenham; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Gus and Joyce Pankonien of Cypress, Texas, Sue and Glen Dockery of Nacogdoches, Ronnie and Linda Boortz of San Antonio, Texas, Larry and Diane Boortz of Cypress, Edwin “Bud” Boortz of Houston, Texas along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Clem was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister-in-law Florane “Floyd” and Lucille (Stegent) Kubeczka, sister-in-law Patricia Kubeczka, nephew Travis Heflin, brothers-in-law Kerry Boortz and Darrell Boortz.
Memorials may be given to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brenham.
Our family wishes to thank all the folks that have helped in this difficult time, especially Brazos Valley Hospice, Nora and Ken Kettler, our daughter Sharon and special friend Gertrude Addicks.
Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX
979.836.3611. Access on-line guest registration at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com