Lolita PEtkovsek

June 25, 1933 - March 04, 2017

Lolita Petkovsek

Lolita Owen Petkovsek, 83, of Lumberton, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born on June 25, 1933, in Lynchburg, Virginia, to Lola Gill Owen and Randolph Arnold Owen.

Lolita met her husband of sixty four years, Victor Petkovsek, when she was just fifteen years old and they married on January 25, 1952, when she was eighteen. She is the love of his life.

Lolita earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English and a Master’s Degree in Education. She was an elementary school teacher for thirty years before retiring from Lumberton Independent School District.

Lolita is survived by her husband, Victor Petkovsek, of Lumberton; daughters, Alison Gilmore also of Lumberton; and Lola Smith and her husband, James, of Willis; sister, Judith Owen Plummer and her husband, Hugh, of Houston; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family; and her beloved Shih Tzus, Mopsy, Tina, and Bernie.

She is preceded in death by her son, Victor Arthur Petkovsek; and grandsons, Charles Smith and Micah Smith.

A gathering of Mrs. Petkovsek’s family and friends will begin at 11:00 a.m., with her funeral service to follow at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Teen Challenge Texas, 3850 S Loop W, San Antonio, Texas 78264; or to House Of Destiny, 3109 FM 2798, Votaw, Texas 77376.

2000 Mcfaddin Ave Beaumont, TX 77701
Gathering of family and friends
2000 Mcfaddin Street Beaumont, TX 77706
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
funeral service
2000 Mcfaddin Street Beaumont, TX 77706
Saturday, March 04, 2017
1:00 p.m.
5150 Stivers St Beaumont, TX 77705
memorial contributions
Teen Challenge of South Texas
1142 Shelton Road Channelview, TX 77530

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