John Allen Frnka, 74, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9 at his home in New Waverly.
He leaves his wife of 48 years, Gayle (Jessee) Frnka, son Nicholas John Frnka and granddaughter Mackenzie Rayne Frnka. He also leaves sister Delores Andersen, brother J.J. Frnka and wife Janet, sister Judith Harris and husband Ken, brother Delano Frnka and wife Linda and sister Jeanette Spenrath and husband Floyd, nieces, nephews and many close friends.
He was born Nov. 25, 1944 in Eagle Lake, the son of James Theodore and Lillian (Balajka) Frnka.
After graduating high school he joined the Army. After the army, he met and married Gayle Jessee in June 1971. He attended Angelina College and Sam Houston State University and earned his degree. He and his wife started in business in Houston and later moved their business, Forest Hills Automotive Service, to Huntsville in 1983. John made many friends and enjoyed meeting people.
John liked to hunt and fish, and loved the outdoors. He always kept himself busy doing something, mostly building. Later, he began woodworking, which he truly enjoyed, mostly making children’s toys.
The funeral and burial took place Wednesday, Oct. 16 at McNutt Funeral Home in Con-roe.