The Class of 1963 Suffers Another Loss

Leon John Hrachovy, age 70 of La Grange, Texas, passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2015. He was raised o the farm near Hostyn, Texas and attended Hostyn and La Grange elementary schools.  After graduation from BFHS he served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves. Leon worked for the RC Bottling company and La Grange Concrete for a total of 42 years.  He loved his cattle and his plants, and took pride in helping other families maintain their yards. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Bonnie Ickert Hrachovy of La Grange, sister, Rose Marek of Houston,  brother, Eugene Hrachovy of La Grange, sister -in-law, Dolores Hrachovy of Schulenburg, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Warren and DouVena Ickert of Round Top, and numerous neices and nephews. Funeral services were held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in La Grange on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Burial followed in the La Grange City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Building Fund, 539 Pearl Street, La Grange, Texas, 78945, Hospice Brazos Valley, 1048 N. Jefferson St., La Grange, Texas 78945, or a charity of one’s choice.  The classmates of 1963 are asked to remember Leon and his family in their prayers during this difficult time.


The Class of 1963 Loses Classmate

Gilbert Kutac, graduate of the class of 1963, passed away recently and his classmates are asked to remember him and his family in their prayers.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Schulenburg, Texas.  Gilbert was a Vietnam veteran, member of the American Legion and Veteran of Foreign Wars.  Internment was in the St. Rose Cemetery in Schulenburg.  The family requested that memorials be made to the St. Rose Catholic School, 1010 Lyons, Schulenburg, Texas 78956 or to Hospice of South Texas, 306 N. Texana, Hallettsville, Texas, 77964 or to the charity of one’s choice.  Gilbert is survived by his wife, Janis Kutac, of Schulenburg, daughter Tina Anders and husband, Douglas, of Schulenburg, son, Todd Kutac and friend, Danielle Davis, of Schulenburg, and two grandchildren.


Challenge for the Class of 1963

The class of 1963 was the 5th class to graduate from BFHS.  Many great memories were made during those high school years.  Do you remember a special day, event, or story that you would be willing to share?  The BFAA museum committee is looking for class stories, photos or artifacts you have saved over the years to include in a collection for the new museum that is being designed.  If you have something you would be willing to share, donate, or place on loan, go to the bottom of this page and write what you have in the comment box.  We will respond to you.

-BFAA Museum Committee



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