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Marvin Frank Swoboda

September 10, 1941 - October 15, 2020

Marvin Frank Swoboda, of Nada, Texas, passed away on October 15, 2020 in Houston, Texas at the age of 79. He was born to Hubert and Waliburga (Schneider) Swoboda on September 10, 1941 in Nada, Texas. He married Linda Fay Perry on May 30, 1964.

He attended St. Mary's Elementary School in Nada. He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Hallettsville. He worked for Anderson Greenwood Company in Bellaire, Texas, until retirement. He then moved back to Nada, Texas to gauge wells with his brother-in-law, Carl Pesnell. After gauging wells, he followed in his dad's footsteps and farmed rice with his brother, Lenhart.

He was an active member of the Nada K of C's 3371, where he served several terms as Grand Knight in Nada. He was instrumental in starting the Fish Fries and Test of the Best Cook Off. He was also an active member of the 4th Degree Assembly #1136 since 1989.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends at deer camp, as well as "Town Council" meetings at Nada Grocery every morning. He never met a stranger.

Marvin was preceded in death by: his parents, Hubert and Waliburga Swoboda; sister, Carolyn Curtis; and brothers, Lenhart Swoboda, William Swoboda and Everett Swoboda.

Marvin is survived by: his wife of 56 years, Linda Swoboda; daughters, Shannon Gold and husband Patrick of Nada, Texas, and Shawn Tupa and husband Danny of Midfield, Texas; son, Shea Swoboda of Nada, Texas; grandchildren, Kaydi Yates and husband Tyler, Erik Gold, Hunter Tupa and Hannah Tupa; great-grandchild, Kooper Yates; brother, John Swoboda of Sugar Land, Texas; and sisters, Ernestine Bubela of Nada, Texas and Ann Albracht of Amarillo, Texas.

Funeral services will be on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Nada, Texas with Father Scott Hill officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday, October 18, 2020 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, also at St. Mary's Catholic Church. A K of C Rosary will be at 6:00 PM.

Serving as pallbearers: Erik Gold, Hunter Tupa, Tyler Yates, Leon Schneider, Daniel Swoboda and Keith Pesnell.

Memorials may be made to Garwood Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 131, Garwood, Texas 77442.


Marvin Frank Swoboda
September 10, 1941 - October 15, 2020



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