Mrs. Lester Behrends


Mrs. Lester Behrends, 74, nee Ida Mae Juenke, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, July 5, 2013, at Windcrest Nursing and Rehab Center.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 8, at 3 p.m. at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church with the Rev. Bobby Vitek officiating.

Interment followed at Der Stadt Friedhof.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation was held Monday morning.

Mrs. Behrends was born Dec. 15, 1938, in Gillespie County, the daughter of Edgar Juenke and Vera Moldenhauer Juenke. She married Lester Behrends on Sept. 26, 1965, at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church and he survives.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Behrends is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Eddie and Marianna Behrends of San Angelo, and a daughter, Evonne Behrends of Midwest City, Okla., and three grandchildren.

She is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Vera and Anthony (Tony) Heiner of Punta Gorda, Fla.

Along with her parents, Mrs. Behrends was preceded in death by one sister, Irene, Mrs. Elroy Ransleben.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospital, Holy Ghost Lutheran Church or to the charity of choice.

Pallbearers included Charles Krieger, Louis Brown, Dennis Ransleben, Kenneth Krieger, Steve Juenke and Jerry Durst.

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