Anastasia Zemanek Protteau
1922 — 2021
ANASTASIA (Zemanek) "Stella" PROTTEAU, 98, of Bellville, Texas, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021, in Sealy, Texas. Stella was born December, 1922, in Hallettsville, Texas, the daughter of Jan and Anastasia (Vlasak) Zemanek. Her father died while she was an infant. When she was two, her mother moved to Wisconsin and remarried. After Catholic grade school, Stella graduated from Janesville High School. Stella married Robert "Bob" Protteau in McAllen, Texas while he was in the Army Air Corp in 1944. They returned to Wisconsin following the war. A loving mother, she raised five children with Bob. In 1969, Stella began work as a clerk and seamstress at Plahn's Army Navy Store. Stella was...