Johnnie J. Bohuslav, age 82, of Seguin, passed away on Dec. 24, 2009. Visitation will be held on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 3 to 5 p.m. at Tres Hewell Mortuary in Seguin.

The recitation of the rosary will be held on Monday, Dec. 28, 2009, at St. James Catholic Church at 10 a.m. followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Msgr. Dennis Darilek officiating.

Graveside services and interment will follow at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cemetery Mausoleum in Flatonia, Texas. Johnnie was born on Oct. 26, 1927, in Moulton, Texas, to Frank and Agnes Darilek Bohuslav. He was a graduate of Komensky and Moulton high Schools. He received his bachelorís degree in engineering from Texas A&M University in 1953. He proudly served his country as a lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force, serving both on active duty and in the reserves. He started his own professional engineering and surveying firm after retirement from the U.S. Soil Conservation Service in 1985. He taught us to work and to play. He taught us to save and to give. He taught us to cherish the blessing of our family by sharing the stories of our heritage.

Johnnie was preceded in death by his parents; brother, E. F. (Frank) Bohuslav; and sister, Marcella Hanslik.†

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Clara Mae Freytag Bohuslav; sons, John D. Bohuslav and wife, Filecia; Michael J. Bohuslav and wife, Anne; Thomas R. Bohuslav and wife, Katy; and James A. Bohuslav and wife, Lisa; 10 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. He is also survived by his brothers, Ivan Bohuslav and wife, Margie; Frank Bohuslav and wife, Georgia; and Ben Bohuslav and wife, Lou; and brother-in-law, Herman Hanslik and wife, Palmae; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. James Catholic Church, 510 S. Camp, Seguin, TX 78155. You are invited to sign the guestbook at Arrangements are under the direction of Tres Hewell Mortuary, 165 Tor Dr., Seguin, Texas, 78155, (830) 549-5912.