Julius Slezinsky

Julius Slezinsky, entered eternal rest, Friday, January 10, 2014 at 7:08 A.M., at the Frank M. Tejada Veteran’s Home in Floresville, Texas at the age of 88 years, 11 months and 29 days.

Julius was born January 12, 1925 in El Campo, Texas the son of Rudolf Slezinsky and Jennie Stepan Slezinsky. Julius proudly served his country in the United States Air Force having fought in World War II and Normandy Bay. After leaving the Air Force, Julius married the love of his life, Vivian Audilet; March 1956 in Kenedy, Texas. Julius began working for John Deere as a salesman and continued with them for 46 years until his retirement. He was a member of the VFW and enjoyed hobbies such as fishing, gardening and woodworking. Julius was of the Lutheran faith.

Mr. Slezinsky is preceded in death by his parents, Rudolf and Jennie Slezinsky and his brothers, Rudolf Slezinsky, Jr., Henry Slezinsky, Robert Slezinsky and Otto Slezinsky. Julius is survived by his beloved wife of over 57 years, Vivian Slezinsky of Kenedy; his daughters, Yvonne Ruhmann and husband Russ of Cotulla, Texas and Elizabeth Soden and husband Scott of Stockdale; his grandchildren, Zachary Ruhmann and wife Lauren, Trenton Ruhmann, Jennifer Soden and Tyler Soden; his brother, Walter Slezinsky; his sister-in-law, Eilene Slezinsky and his nieces, Virginia Lee, Rebecca Lee Shirley Coleman.   

Visitation will be held, Sunday, January 12, 2014, from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M., in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Texas. Funeral services will begin, 10:00 A.M., Monday, January 13, 2014 in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in the Kenedy Cemetery, Kenedy, Texas.