Max Lebkowsky, 99, of Waco, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013 at his residence. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Connally/Compton Funeral Directors Chapel with Mr. Ernie Christie officiating. Interment will follow at Waco Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Monday, May 13th at the funeral home.
Mr. Lebkowsky was born on October 30, 1913 in Otto, Texas to Ernest and Bertha Scheffer Lebkowsky. He served his country in the United States Navy. Mr. Lebkowsky married Grachel Mullins on July 7, 1934 in Stanford, Texas and they celebrated over 78 wonderful years together. He was a very loving father and grandfather. Mr. Lebkowsky loved working in his yard, gardening, building fish ponds, traveling and animals. He was a member of Lakeshore Church of Christ and he was a former deacon. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Maurice, 2 grandsons, a granddaughter, brothers, Buster and William and sisters, Agnes and Annie.
Survivors include his wife, Grachel Lebkowsky, daughters, Gloria Lankford and her husband, Bill, Carol Eddy and her husband, Frank and Mary Harris, son, Rick Lebkowsky and his wife, Denise, sister, Bernice Krugman, 14 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren.