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Charles Leo Polocheck

June 9, 1935 - February 26, 2018

Charles Leo Polocheck, Age 82, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, February 26, 2018. He was born June 9, 1935 in Ramsey (between Eagle Lake and Columbus, TX) to Leo and Leona (Braden) Polocheck.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Clemie (Fehmer) Polocheck, son Layne Polocheck and wife Jeanne, daughter Mandy Vest, granddaughters, Delaney and Nicolette Polocheck, and Alexa Vest, sister Mary Stallman and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Delois Spoede, and brother, Leon Polocheck.

He worked as an electrician for the Shindlers’ Amco Co., Cameron Iron Works, and retired from Wyman Gordon. After his retirement and in 1999, Charlie and Clemie moved from Houston to his hometown of Columbus. He was so excited to return to Columbus. Charlie was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. In his retirement he enjoyed attending Texas A&M football games, growing a garden and spending time at the farm.

A visitation will begin at 5 pm followed by a rosary at 7 pm on Friday, March 2, 2018 at Henneke Funeral Home, 1515 Montezuma St., Columbus, TX 78934.

Funeral Mass 10:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 1602 Bowie St., Columbus, TX 78934, with Father Augustine Asante presiding.

Burial will follow at St. Roch Catholic Cemetery in Mentz, TX.

Pallbearers are Aaron Vaughan, Brad Vaughan, Robert Efird, Ronnie Wilson, Hank Gamble and James Limmer.

Honorary Pallbearers are Joseph DeBell, Preston Prause, Ernie Frnka, Bub Baumgart, Alvin Faichtinger, Joe Halfman and Ed Faldyn.

Memorials may be given to St. Anthony Catholic School Capital Campaign, 635 Bonham St., Columbus, TX 78934; St. Anthony Altar Society, P. O. Box 669, Columbus, TX 78934; or charity of your choice.


Charles Leo Polocheck
June 9, 1935 - February 26, 2018



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