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Betty Pyka 1931-2011

Betty Pyka, 79, of San Antonio, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 2, in San Antonio.
She was born on Dec. 8, 1931, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, to John and Juanita Mellgren.
Betty married Charles “Charlie” Pyka on August 18, 1958, in San Antonio. Her husband preceded her in death.
She was a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Paula Shake and her husband, Terry; Sandy Gore and her husband, Clarence; and Patty Roberts and her husband, Andy, all of San Antonio; son John M. Mellgren and his wife, Cathy, also of San Antonio; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.
Funeral mass was held Friday, Jan. 7, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church.
Memorials may be made to the Catholic Church.
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Funeral Arrangements are entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera.