Margaret Reznicek Kahanek


Feb. 29, 1936 – May 18, 2018

Margaret Reznicek Kahanek was born to Joe and Frances (Hadjik) Reznicek in Wharton, Texas, a Leap Year baby. She was raised in Sealy, where she also attended school. On Jan. 18, 1953, she married Joe Kahanek Jr. at Immaculate Conception Church in Sealy, Texas.

Throughout her life, Margaret enjoyed dancing to her favorite polka bands, taking the bus to Louisiana with their friends, and cooking. She took her grandchildren on adventures, enjoyed a good estate sale, and always found interesting plants to cultivate around her home.

Margaret is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Joe and Debra Kahanek; grandchildren Jennifer Kirschner and husband Jay, Kasey Kahanek, and Jeremy and Gerald Jr. Doucet; great-grandchildren Aubrey and Dane Kirschner; sister Sophie Allbritton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Kahanek; infant son, Larry Wayne; daughter Virginia Doucet; brothers Joe, Louis, Henry and Emil; sister Frances Kowis; and parents Joe and Frances Reznicek.

A graveside service will be held Friday, June 22, at 10 a.m. at the Sealy Catholic Cemetery.

Knesek Bros Funeral Chapel, 768 Fourth Street, Sealy, Texas 77474,,



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