Mrs. Raymond Ottmers Sr.

Mrs. Raymond Ottmers Sr., 94, nee Ruth Lena Moritz, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, July 26, 2013, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A funeral mass was celebrated Tuesday, July 30, at 2 p.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating. Mary Ann Murchison was the pianist.

Interment followed at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation was held Monday evening, July 29, and Tuesday morning, July 30.

Mrs. Ottmers was born April 17, 1919, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of Charles A. Moritz Sr. and Rosa Burg Moritz. She married Raymond William Ottmers Sr. on Jan. 4, 1938, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He preceded her in death.

She was a life-long member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Maxine and Jim Mathews of Abilene; a brother, Max Moritz of California; two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Ottmers was preceded in death by her daughter, Joyce Margaret Banta; her son, Raymond Max Ottmers; one sister, Josephine Mazurek, and five brothers, including Clemens Moritz, Lawrence Moritz, Felix Moritz, Frank Moritz and Charles Moritz.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

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