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Leonard Barta

December 5, 1935 — August 2, 2023

Flatonia

 

Leonard B. Barta passed away August 2, 2023 at the age of 87.  He was born on December 5, 1935 to Christian & Julia Zapalac Barta.  Born and raised in Flatonia Texas he attended Flatonia ISD.  On May 12th, 1957 he married Agnes Kocian Barta and they celebrated 66 years of marriage.  He worked for Milwhite, Inc. for 35+ years and 9+ years for South Central Electric of Flatonia.  He repaired many of washers and dryers over his life time.  If you had something that you just couldn’t get to work – just take it to LB he had the solution.  He enjoyed going to the coast and fishing.  He was a member of the Flatonia Vol. Fire Dept and served as Fire Chief for many years.

He is survived by his daughters:  Donna (Tim) Masek and Karen(Bryan) Milson of Flatonia. Four Grandsons:  Brad (Julie) Masek of Rockdale; Neal (Sarah) Masek of Spring; Sean (Kelly) Masek of Flatonia; Kent (Maggie) Milson of Fulshear. He was able to see all 11 Great Grandchildren born and loved each of them dearly:  Madison, Stratton, Emerson, Ellison & Allison Masek; Kayla & Anthony Masek; Laney & Kiya Masek; Hazel & Ruby Milson.  He is also survived by his brother in law/sister in law Franklin & Rose Kocian of Wharton; Sister-In-Law Lillie Kocian of Gonzales. Numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife Agnes Kocian Barta; his parents Christian & Julia Zapalac Barta and Grand Daughter Beth Milson

In lieu of flowers – donations can be made to the Flatonia Vol Fire Dept. or donor’s choice.

Visitation – Tuesday , August 8th starting at 2:30 pm @ Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia

Rosary – Tuesday, August 8th at 6:30 pm @ Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia

Funeral Mass – Wednesday August 9th at 10 am @ Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Flatonia

Burial – Sacred Heart Catholic Mausoleum in Flatonia

Words of comfort can be sent to the Barta family at smithfuneraltx.com

Smith Funeral Home - 128 East 5th St., Flatonia, Texas   78941                     Phone#-361-865-3311

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

2:30 - 6:30 pm (Central time)

Smith Funeral Home- Flatonia

128 E 5th St, Flatonia, TX 78941

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Rosary

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

6:30 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Smith Funeral Home- Flatonia

128 E 5th St, Flatonia, TX 78941

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

516 S Faires St, Flatonia, TX 78941

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Entombment

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Starts at 11:15 am (Central time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Masoleum

Hyw 95, Flatonia, TX 78941

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