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Joe E. Landsfeld

Sunday, January 31, 2021
Joe E. Landsfeld

Joe E. Landsfeld, 78, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.

Joe was born on September 7, 1942, to Joe J. and Agnes (Holy) Landsfeld in Ennis, Texas. Joe grew up in Ennis and graduated from S. John High School in 1960. He went on to attend Draughons Business College specializing in computers. On June 29, 1963 he married his sweetheart Janice Skrivanek and they made their home in Ennis.

Joe worked for Southland Life for two years as a computer programmer and for Wright Titus Agency for forty-three years as the head of their computer department.

Joe was a faithful and devoted member of St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church. He was active member of the KJT for 51 years and served in several capacities on the local and state level. For society #35 he was elected as recording secretary from 1970-1990, president from 1990-2010, secretarytreasurer forom 2011-2017 and as treasurer from 2018 until his death. He sold KJT life insurance for 51 years increasing membership from 900 to over 1200. During this time he never met a stranger and had many friends across the state. He loved his family and they were the joy of his life, he enjoyed his cattle business and deer hunting.

Joe is survived by his wife of over fifty-seven years, Janice E. Landsfeld; daughters: Shelly Hubacek and Yvonne Zapletal and husband, Danny; grandchildren: Joseph, Jonathan, Madalyn, Joshua and wife, Jaclynn; great-grandchildren: Maddison, Hagen and Leighton; sister, Lorraine Nash and husband, Bill, a brother Mike Landsfeld along with a host of extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Richard and Roland.

The family request memorial to be made to the Layman’s Catholic Cemetery Trust, KJT Memorial Foundation, American Diabetes Foundation or charity of your choice.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 31, 2021, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. with Rosary at 5 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel of Ennis.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 1, 2021, at 10 a.m. in St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church with Father Agustin Fuertes as Celebrant. Pallbearers will be Joseph W. Hubacek, Jonathan Hubacek, Joshua Zapletal, John Slovak, Dustin Rudd and Sam Pleiner. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc.