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Mitchell Lee Pawlik – Obituary and Assessment Call

mitchell_lee_pawlik.jpgMitchell Lee Pawlik was born on September 27, 1949 to Stanley and Justina (Brysch) Pawlik of George West, Texas. He was the youngest of six children. He left this world on July 20, 2010 after a long illness.

He was preceded in death by by his parents, one brother George Pawlik, one sister, Grace McCann, two brothers-in-law Henry Lyssy and Art Stearns.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Debby; one son, Jarret (Jennifer Griffin) Pawlik; one brother, Leonard (Betty) Pawlik, all of George West, Tx; two sisters, Aggie Lyssy of San Antonio, and Gladys Stearns of Janesville, Wisconsin; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mary Pawlik of George West, Tx, Mark Smith and Terry (Debbie) Smith all of Simmons, Tx, Ted (Judy) Troell, William Smith and Amy Smith all of George West, Tx, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Mitchell was a lifelong member of St. George Catholic Church of George West, Tx. He graduated from George West High School in 1968. He attended Texas A & I University at Kingsville, Texas. He graduated from the Texas Game Warden Academy in 1973 and served as a Texas Game Warden for 30 years. He retired from service on August 31, 2005.

After retirement he settled in LaPara, Texas where he pursued his interest in ranching.

Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, July 22, 2010 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the home of Willie Smith, Highway 281 North - Smith RV and continue there Friday, July 24, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2010 at St. George Catholic Church, George West, Tx with a mass being celebrated there at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2010, with Msgr. Michael Howell, celebrant. Interment will follow at George West Cemetery.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the George West Library or any wildlife charity or organization of choice.



P.O. Box 549
Del Valle, Texas 78617


SUBJECT:       Assessment Call
DATE:             July 22, 2010
AMOUNT:        $16.00
DUE:               August 26, 2010 – Failure to pay by the due date will result in suspension of benefits. The assessment fee plus a reinstatement fee will be charged to rejoin the association.
Policy No. 692

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Mutual Association (TPWD Mutual Association) regrets to inform you of the death of another of our members, Mitchell Lee Pawlik .

Mitchell became a member of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Mutual Association on July 14, 1982. He retained his membership up until his death on July 20, 2010.

Additional information on Mitchell is on the reverse side of this assessment letter.

A check in the amount of $5,370.00 will be delivered to Deborah Len Pawlik, as soon as possible.

An assessment in the amount of $16.00 will be necessary to bring the policy fund back into balance to have payments on hand for two members in case of death. Please make this payment by August 26, 2010.


L. David Sinclair, President
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Mutual Association


Make Checks Payable to:

TPWD Mutual Association

Please Mail All Payments to:

TPWD Mutual Association
P.O. Box 549
Del Valle, TX 78617

If you have any questions regarding the TPWD Mutual Association, please contact:

David Sinclair by phone at (512) 389-4854 or e-mail, or
David Heater by phone at (512) 389-4813 or e-mail, or
Janie Whitaker by phone at (512) 389-4937 or e-mail