Helen Rose Havrda, 74, passed away suddenly on March 24, 2010 in a Beeville hospital.

Helen was born March 12, 1939 in Moravia, Texas and was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Mary Havrda.

Helen resided at the Mathis Nursing Center.

She is survived by two brothers, Charlie (Lora) Havrda Jr. of San Antonio, Texas, and Dennis (Kathy) Havrda of Corpus Christi, Texas; two sisters, Mildred (Larry) Orsak of Mathis, Texas, and Mary Ann Firasek of Schulenburg, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Rosary was recited at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 26, 2010 at St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. celebrated by Rev. Msgr. Morgan Rowsome.

Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Craig Havrda, Lawrence "Buddy" Orsak, Sean Orsak, Juan Jimenez, Billy Whitehead and Mike Oelschlegel.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home