Remembering Russell Janecka

VICTORIA, Texas – Family members and friends are mourning the sudden loss of Russell Janecka.

Janecka, 61, was on a motorcycle trip with a friend in Arkansas, where he died in a single-vehicle wreck Thursday morning, according to family sources.

In 1986, Janecka took over his father’s then ten-year-old insurance agency.

He was active in several volunteers groups, president of the Chamber of Commerce, the United Way, the Gabriel Project, the production of the Nutcracker, Holy Family Catholic Church and an officer on the Board of Directors for Germania Farm Mutual.