OBITUARY: Velma Lea Mazurek, 86, of Burnet dies July 1

Velma Lea Mazurek of Burnet passed away July 1, 2013 at the age of 86 years.

Velma was born August 31, 1926, to Cecilia (Jureczki) and Dan A. Canellis in San Antonio. Velma enjoyed living in the Highland Lakes area for 23 years coming from San Antonio.

She was a member of the Angler Club of San Antonio, Mesquite Trail Riders and the San Antonio Bowling League.

Velma is survived by her daughter Sherry Thrash and husband Phillip Anderson of Burnet; brother Lloyd George Canellis of San Antonio; two grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two great, great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband Sug Mazurek and son Ron Mazurek. Funeral services will be held July 6 at 11 a.m. at Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Home chapel, 900 Industrial Blvd., in Kingsland. The Rev. Jason Roberts will be officiating with burial following at the Bluffton Cemetery in Bluffton.

Funeral arrangements made under the direction of Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Homes. E-mail condolences may be sent to or go to for online condolences.