Milton Mynar, 83, of Caldwell died on Wednesday October 19, 2022, surrounded by his family.
Milton was born on July 14, 1939, to Joe Mynar and Lillie Schumacher in the community of Second Creek in Burleson County. He was one of two siblings.
He graduated from Caldwell High School in 1958.
He married the love of his life, Eleanora Vavra, on April 4, 1964, at Frenstat Holy Rosary Catholic Church and enjoyed 58 years of marriage.
Milton and Eleanora were blessed with three daughters, Paula McMillan and her husband, Rob, Debbie Tittle and her husband, Dusty, and Kim Mynar.
Milton loved being the grandfather of his four grandchildren, Brahm McMillan, Brianna Mc-Millan, Wade Tittle and Garrett Tittle. Milton enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.
He enjoyed traveling with Eleanora and sharing trips with the DeMottier and Matus families, JD and Carolyn, and playing with his brothers-in-law, JD and James.
Milton was employed for 48 years as a parts man for the Chevrolet dealership in Caldwell. Even across the company’s multiple properties, he remained a dedicated and loyal employee.
He retired from Caldwell Country Chevrolet on January 31, 2012.
Milton was happy to serve the people of Caldwell and never met a stranger. He shared his expertise of all vehicles manufactured by Chevrolet with every customer who walked through the doors.
Anyone who knew Milton knew he was an avid Caldwell Hornet football fan and a fan of all sports.
In his younger years he never missed a Friday Night Football game with the guys and Friday Night Football took on special meaning when he watched his two grandsons take to the field as the Caldwell Hornets. .
Nothing matched his love of the Hornets except his love of the Texas Longhorns. Milton enjoyed attending games in Austin and watching his Longhorns on television. Milton served his community as a member of the Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department, SPJST, and the Burleson County Czech Heritage Society.
He was a faithful servant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Usher Club, Burleson County Knights of Columbus Council #6366, and KJT.
Milton was predeceased by his parents, Joe and Lillie Mynar; his sister and brother-in-law, Doris and Jack McFarland; his two brothers-in-law, JD Vavra and James Vavra; and his nephew, Anthony Knesek.
He is survived by his wife; girls; sons-in-law; and grandchildren.
His carriers include his nephews, Tim Knesek, Ricky Knesek, Randy Knesek, Carl Vavra, Chris Moses and Bruce McFarland, and his sons-in-law, Rob McMillan and Dusty Tittle.
Honorary bearers include his grandchildren and godchildren, John Rychlik, Mary Rychlik Stahlke and Michael Rychlik.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetery Fund, Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund or Hospice Brazos Valley.
Visitation was from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2022 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Caldwell. The Rosary was recited at 6:30 p.m.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Caldwell.
Burial followed in the churchyard.
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