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 Enez Henry Bienek

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Enez Henry Bienek

  • Birth 30 Jul 1911 Seguin, Guadalupe County, Texas, USA
  • Death 29 Apr 2002 San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 14870640

He was born to Frank & Mattie Bienek at Limerock, Tx (near Sequin). In 1925, he moved, with his parents, six brothers & sisters, to San Antonio. He worked at different jobs & learned to play the guitar & sing. He sang & played on four different radio stations on one day in the early 1930s. He played on WOAI for Liberty Mills Flour, KABC-The Early Riser Show, KONO-1933-1935 & KTSA-Saga of the Southwest. He played at the Nickle Nook with Ernest Tubb (before Ernest became well known). Mr. Bienek wrote many songs as a hobby but never recorded any professionally. He loved to play & sing country music. He married the love of his life, Cecilia Ploch, November 23, 1937. He worked at Kelly Air Force Base for 34 years, retiring in 1976. Enez was an avid hunter & fisherman. He was a 4th Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus Council 4140 of the Immaculate Conception for 40 years & was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. Enez was preceded in death by his beloved wife (1993), two brothers & two sisters. He is survived by a brother, Leo from Duncan, OK & sister, Pauline Gallagher (world-renowned historical romance author) of San Antonio. Also, numerous nieces & nephews.


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  • Created by: Deleon Todd
  • Added: 9 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14870640
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Enez Henry Bienek (30 Jul 1911–29 Apr 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14870640, citing San Fernando Cemetery #2, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Deleon Todd (contributor 46567870) .