April 28, 1940 ~ April 13, 2021

Born in: Bryan, Texas
Resided in: Bryan, Texas

Dolores Kuciemba, 80, of Bryan, passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, in Bryan. Visitation will begin at 3 pm, Sunday, April 18, 2021with the rosary recited at 4 pm, both at the funeral center. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 pm, Monday, April 19, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Msgr. John McCaffrey officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary where Dolores will rest alongside her husband Joe who passed away in June 2020. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.

Dolores Lanicek Kuciemba was born on April 28, 1940 in Bryan to George Bartholomew Lanicek and Hermina Barta Lanicek. Dolores was a loving mother, wife, and homemaker. She was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals and baking for her family, especially during holidays.

She loved listening to and dancing to her husband’s bands. She especially loved it when her sons joined the band. She was a wonderful dancer.

Dolores was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Joe Kuciemba. She was also preceded in death by her parents, George and Hermina Lanicek, a sister, Joan Kosarek, and an infant son.

She is survived by her seven children who were her passion and delight: David Kuciemba of Bryan and his wife Ramona, Dianne Wauters of Fort Worth, Debbie Raley of Bryan, Don Kuciemba of Abilene and his wife Cindy, Dan Kuciemba of Caldwell and his wife Lyn, Denise Kuciemba of Bryan, and Dena Ruthven of Lexington and her husband Scott. She is also survived by a sister, Loretta Lanicek of Bryan and a brother, Charles Lanicek of Bryan and his wife Mary; her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Helen and AJ Kucera, of Tomball. Dolores was the loving Nanny to eighteen grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.

The family would like to give everyone who cared for our precious mother our greatest and warmest gratitude.

Honoring the life of Dolores as Pallbearers are Jonathan Kuciemba, James Kuciemba, Joseph Kuciemba, Everett Raley, Adam Raley, Jason Wauters, Matt Wauters, Brian Wauters, and Cody Ruthven; honorary pallbearer is David Sanders.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Aggieland Humane Society.


Visitation: April 18, 2021 3:00 pm - April 18, 2021 4:00 pm

Callaway-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Center
3001 S College Ave
Bryan, TX 77801


Room: Bluebonnet Chapel
Rosary: April 18, 2021 4:00 pm

Callaway-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Center
3001 S College Ave
Bryan, TX 77801


Room: Bluebonnet Chapel
Mass of Christian Burial: April 19, 2021 2:00 pm

St. Joseph Catholic Church
507 E 26th St
Bryan, TX 77803

(979) 822-2721

Interment: April 19, 2021 3:15 pm

Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery
2801 Old Kurten Rd
Bryan, TX 77803

(979) 822-2721

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  1. What a beautiful gift you and your family have sent to our Father. )And your Dad is happier now). God Speed.

  2. Even though I have only been to the house a few times to meet your sweet parents, one thing has always stood out to me…. was the mighty love that your SWEET Momma had for her dear family and the love her family had for her.
    People search a lifetime to find the kind of love that you had with your parents.
    May God comfort you as only he can.
    Love Always, Helena

  3. To the Kuciemba family,
    I’m so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was a loving, kind lady.
    She is pain free now in heaven! Praying for God’s peace and comfort upon you all.

  4. To the children of Dolores Kuciemba.
    We were saddened to learn of your mother’s passing, but now she is peacefully at rest with Joe.
    Joe and Dolores were so kind to always accept us as extended family.
    We are praying for you.
    Linda and Bill Kucera

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