Funeral Mass for Georgia Ann Rekieta, 90, of Paducah, who died on Feb. 22, 2015 in Wichita Falls, will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paducah with Father Ruban Selvaraj officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories in Paducah under the direction of Zapata Funeral Home. A rosary will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015 at the funeral home and visitation will follow from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Rekieta was born on April 5, 1924 in Vernon to Emil Kubicek and Amelia Nitzler Kubicek. She married John C. Rekieta on May 13, 1935 in Vernon. She was a homemaker. After her husband passed away in 1968 she took over farming their land.
She is survived by her eight children: Shirley Johnson of Graham, Johnny Rekieta of Arlington, Charley Rekieta of Wolfforth, Irene Blount of Paducah, Kathy Smith of Vernon, Jerry Rekieta of Lubbock, Billy Rekieta of Paducah, and Eugene Rekieta and of Mansfield’ one sister, Josephine Bujnosek of Farwell; 15 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.
Donations can be made to the Paducah Cemetery Association or to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church.