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In Memoriam: Robert John Klepac

Robert “Bob” John Klepac, passed away Oct 15, 2019, in Fredericksburg with family members at his side.

Bob was born on October 22, 1931, in Robstown, Texas to John and Mary Klepac. He grew up in Robstown and Corpus Christi, Texas. He attended Texas A&I in Kingsville and St. Mary’s University in San Antonio.  While working in San Antonio, Bob met and married Caley Nell Jones, on August 25, 1956.  They moved to Blanco where Bob joined his parents in the early stages of Blanco Greenhouses, Inc., which later became Klepac Bros. Greenhouses Inc., with his brother Jim. The Klepac family were members of St. Ferdinand’s Catholic Church for many years. When Bob was not working, you could find him fishing on the coast or hunting in South Texas with his family.

Bob is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 59 years, Nell Klepac; his parents John and Mary; and his brother Jim.  He will be deeply missed by his two sons, Robert Klepac; Michael Klepac.  His three daughters, Laura, and husband Todd Petty; Jackie, and husband Eric Ashley; Marilyn, and husband Alan Gray.  He was the beloved “Papa” of Courtney, Kathryn, Raleigh Klepac; Michael Jr. and Claire Klepac; Ryan Petty and Danielle and husband Steve Sorenson; Joshua, Rachael and Emily Ashley; Caley and husband Andrew Powers; Kimberley and husband Kelly Miller; Kyle Gray and two great grandsons Nolan Powers and Hayes Miller. Bob is also survived by his sister, Anna Marie Eszlinger.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at the Chapel of St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Blanco, TX. A Christian burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Twin Sisters, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to one of the following organizations, The Spirit Center- Attn: Sister Martha Ann Snapka,

5201 Lipes Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78413 Ave Maria Hospice PO Box 3445 Fredericksburg, Texas 78624.

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