|Birth: ||Dec. 9, 1908|
|Death: ||Dec. 16, 2003|
Born on a farm west of Floresville, Texas, called Camp Ranch, she passed away at age 95 years and 7 days.
Preceded in death by: parents, John and Mary Merecka Svoboda; husband, Joseph Bayer Sr., (see additional photos on this site) whom she married at Sacred Heart on Sept. 29, 1931 and who passed away in December 1991; brothers Anton and John Svoboda Jr.; brothers-in-law William Vaclavik, Val Bayer Sr., and Bruce McCloskey; sisters-in-law Julia Vaclavic, Anita Bayer, and Helen Bayer.
Survivors: sister, Mary McCloskey; sister-in-law Mary Svoboda; brother-in-law, Jesse Bayer ; children, Joseph Bayer Jr. (Diane), Lawrence Bayer (Betty Jo), Alois John Bayer (Glenda), Thomas Bayer, Libbie Ann Kolenda and (Joe Sr.) and Charles Bayer (Eva); grandchildren Joey Bayer III (Brenda), Cindy Wildman (Kevin), Janell Mathews (Hans), Larry Bayer, Bobby Bayer, Cheryl Bayer (Bill) Nielson, Ron Bayer (Susie), Debbie Bayer, Joseph Kolenda Jr. (Terry), Tim Kolenda (Lida), Pennie Moczygemba (Clarence), David and Kevin Bayer, and Sarah Bayer; great-grandchildren Morgan Bayer, Tommy and Gabriel Bayer, Katie Mathews, Lauren, Megan, Ryan, Aaron and Denise Bayer, Christian and Cassy Nielson, Jacob and Justin Patino, Joseph Kolenda III (Minh), Anthony Kolenda, Jonathan and Miranda Kolenda, and Scott, Travis, and Ashleigh Moczygemba, Vincent Kolenda.
Visitation: Friday, Dec. 19, in the Mission Park Funeral Chapels South in San Antonio. with eulogy was given by Charles Bayer, followed by the rosary, which was led by Franklin Dean Bayer.
Mass: Saturday in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Floresville with Father Stefan Wiera as celebrant and Ashleigh Moczygemba as altar server with an eulogy by Charles Bayer.
Pallbearers: grandsons Joseph Bayer III, Larry Bayer, Joseph Kolenda Jr., Ronny Bayer, David Bayer, and Kevin Bayer. Honorary pallbearers: Clarence Moczygemba, Bill Nielsen, Tim Kolenda, Kevin Wildman, Hans Mathews, Bobby Bayer, and Sarah Bayer.
Extracted from 12/31/2003 edition of the Wilson County News, Floresville, Texas.
John Svoboda (1880 - 1961)
Mary Merecka Svoboda (1882 - 1951)
Joseph Verne Bayer (1904 - 1991)
Alois John Bayer (1935 - 2009)*
Libbie Ann Bayer Kolenda (1941 - 2015)*
Sacred Heart Cemetery
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Record added: Jun 04, 2006
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