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Weldon Borel

September 26, 1936 — February 23, 2023

Flatonia

Weldon J. "Buddy" Borel, 86, of Flatonia, passed away on February 23, 2023.  He was born on September 26, 1936 to Lawrence C. Borel and Daisy Belle Borel.

Buddy married Betty Krischke and were blessed with 3 children, Byron, Matthew and Jill.

Buddy will be remembered by friends, family, and his church by his generosity, love for his wife and kids, and his outstanding craftsmanship. He was an incredible cabinet maker and a devoted child of God. He gave away much of his work, including alter pieces for his church. He also proudly served his country in the Navy.

Buddy is survived by Betty Borel - wife, of Flatonia; Byron (Tanya) Borel - son, of Austin; Matthew Borel - son, of Webster; Jill (Clint) Gough - daughter, of Cypress; Charles Borel - brother, of Louisiana; Patricia Thomas - sister, of Louisiana; Kendall, Clinton, Kyle, Madeline, Catherine, Adam and Corbin - grandchildren; and Clara Elizabeth - great grandchild.

Buddy is preceded in death by Lawrence C. Borel - father; Daisy Belle Borel - mother; Barron Borel - brother; Kathy Meaux - sister; Salomie Albert - sister, and Sabrina - grandchild

A visitation for Buddy will be on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 from 6-8 PM at Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia.  A funeral mass will on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 12:00 noon at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Flatonia, officiated by Father Eddie Winkler.  The burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Flatonia.

Words of comfort and fond memories can be shared with the family at www.smithfuneraltx.com

Smith Funeral Home - 128 East 5th Street, Flatonia, Tx  78941         #361-865-3311

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Smith Funeral Home Flatonia

128 E 5th St, Flatonia, TX 78941

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

516 S Faires St, Flatonia, TX 78941

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Burial

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery

97 Sacred Heart Rd, Monongahela, PA 15063

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