Lawrence Eugene Zurek


Lawrence Eugene Zurek

June 16, 1940 – March 6, 2017

Lawrence Eugene Zurek, age 76, of Wallis, Texas, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017.  

Lawrence was born July 16, 1940, to Arnold and Victoria Zurek. He was raised in Wallis and attended Wallis High School. He was a devoted husband and loving father. He was a member of Guardian Angel, KJT and Knights of Columbus.  

Lawrence is survived by his brother, Bishop Patrick Zurek; wife, Jeanette Zurek; children, Christopher Zurek and wife Gina, Michael Zurek, David Zurek and wife Cindy, Rebecca Copeland and husband Brett; nephew, Dennis Zurek Jr. and wife Deborah; grandchildren, Marcus Bates and wife Ashley Beckman, Kayla Zurek, Scott Zurek, Kevin Zurek, Karesta Zurek and husband Travis Stroud, Arieal Defatta, Alyssa Zurek, Brian Zurek, Shannon Smith, Alex Zurek, Kaitlyn Copeland, Zoey Copeland; and five great grandchildren.

Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Victoria Zurek, and his brother, Dennis Zurek.

Services were held Friday, March 10, 2017, at Guardian Angel Catholic Church followed with a reception. Bishop Patrick Zurek officiated and Father Thuy Nguyen co-officiated the ceremony. Visitation was held on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Guardian Angel Catholic Church from 5-7 p.m. with a rosary beginning at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Lawrence’s life. 

Flowers and condolences may be sent to Knesek Funeral Home.


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