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Frank Jekel '63 January 19, 2017 2:24 PM updated: January 19, 2017 2:28 PM

Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home obituary
2800 N. Travis - P.O. Box 225
Cameron, Texas 76520
Phone: (254) 697-3661
Fax: (254) 697-4550

Dwayne Jekel
March 5, 1939 - January 8, 2017

Frank Dwayne Jekel, 77, of Cameron died Sunday, January 08, 2017 at his home. Funeral services will be 10:00 am Wednesday at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron with Gary Westbrook officiating. Burial will follow in the Corinth Cemetery near Buckholts. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 pm at the funeral home.

Mr. Jekel, owner and operator of D & L Service Company in Cameron, was born March 5, 1939 in Milam County to Frank and Mollie (Novotny) Jekel. He received his Bachelor’s and a Master’s of Education Degree in Agricultural Education from Texas A & M University. He married Lucille Michalka. He was Past President and board member of the Texas Rural Water Association, Past Vice-President and board member of the Post Oak Savannah Ground Water Conservation District, past board member of the Central Texas Water Supply Corporation. He had served on the Corinth Cemetery Association board and with the Milam County Junior Livestock Association. He is survived by:

Wife Lucille Jekel of Cameron
Son Robert (Roby) Jekel of Cameron
Daughter Shelia Jekel of Kemah
Sister Janet Hinson
3 grandchildren Camri Jekel-Chavez, Cali Jekel-Chavez, River Jekel-Chavez
1 great grandchild Adrianna Lozana

Memorials may be made to the Corinth Cemetery Association Pavilion Fund, Alzheimer Research Foundation or to the charity of Donor’s choice.


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