LOST SPRINGS — Gerald L. Holub, 70, passed away Jan. 15, 2014, at Memorial Hospital in Abilene, Kan. He was born July 10, 1943, at Lost Springs, Kan., the son of Louis and Mary (Tajchman) Holub.
He was a graduate of Tampa High School with the class of 1961. On Nov. 29, 1969, he was united in marriage to Paulette E. Bezdek. They would make their home in Hesston, where the family would grow to include one son, Gregory.
Gerald was a machinist at AGCO Corporation for 36 years. Upon retirement, they would move back to the Lost Springs area to be nearer to family.
Gerald was a member of Holy Family Parish, Holy Redeemer Church, and the Tampa Council of the Knights of Columbus.
He is lovingly survived by his wife, Paulette Holub, a son, Greg, and his wife, Pam, all of Lost Springs; his siblings, Ed Holub and wife, Judy, of Wamego, Kenny Holub of Tampa, Rose Mary Brasil and husband, Mike, of Lakewood, Colo., Kathryn Walker of Coppell, Texas, and Marian Holub and Maureen Holub of Newton; four grandchildren, Kelsi Fluis of Haven, Zachari Slayden of Westminster, Colo., and Jerami Slayden and Gentri Holub of Lost Springs; three great-grandchildren, Madison, Brekyn, and Aydin; and mother-in-law Sylvia Bezdek of Lost Springs.
All services will be held at Holy Family Parish, St. John Nepomucene Church in Pilsen with the Rosary being held at 7 p.m. Friday evening, and the memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. Inurnment will follow in the Pilsen Cemetery.
Memorial funds have been established for the Fr. Kapaun Fund and St. Anne’s Altar Society in care of Zeiner Funeral Home, PO Box 6, Marion, KS 66861.