YOAKUM: Steve Rudolph Chomout, age 93, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021.
He was born December 12, 1927 in Yoakum to Joseph and Kathrene Lekes Chomout.
He was the owner of Yoakum Shoe Hospital, Steve's Upholstery and worked at Torel. He enjoyed traveling, playing dominos, putting together puzzles and working crossword puzzles. He was a 1951 graduate of St. Joseph High School.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1950-1952. He was a member of the V.F.W., American Legion, K.J.T., Knights of Columbus and St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Survivors: step-son, George Motal (Jean) of Phoenix, Arizona; nieces and nephews; great nieces and great nephews.
Preceded in death by: parents; wife, Frances Motal Chomout; sisters, Joan Huntley, Bessie Staehr, Lillian Okruhlik and Mary Kovalcik; brothers, James Chomout, Sr, Joe Chomout and Frank Chomout.
Visitation 5-7 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. rosary Friday, March 26, 2021 at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass 9:00 a.m. Saturday, March 27, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Matthew Huehlefeld officiating. Entombment St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery mausoleum.
Pallbearers: B.J. Chomout, Robert Gordon, Freddie Staehr, Gary Shows, John Kovalick and Stephen Migura.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church or St. Joseph School Endowment Fund.
On-line guest book may be signed at www.thielecooper.com
Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home 361-293-5656.