Ruby Pearl Achinelli


Ruby Pearl Achinelli, 86, nee Rossberg, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home with the Rev. David Priem officiating.

Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation was held Monday evening, Dec. 16, at the funeral chapel.

Mrs. Achinelli was born Aug. 23, 1927, in Donna, the daughter of A.C. Rossberg and Reba Virginia Smith Rossberg. She married Erwin Friedrich on March 14, 1943, and they moved to the Friedrich ranch near Doss.

After his death, she married Charles Achinelli in 1979, and he survives.

She attended school at Bennett Country School in Llano County.

For many years, Mrs. Achinelli owned and operated the Palace Theater and the Fredericksburg Drive-In.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Achinelli is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Doug Prade of New Braunfels; a daughter-in-law, Clairlean Friedrich of Llano; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Penny Turrentine of Goldthwaite.

Along with her parents and first husband, Mrs. Achinelli was preceded in death by a son, Ronald (Ricky) Friedrich, and two brothers, A.S. Rossberg and Billy Gene Rossberg.

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

Pallbearers included Daryl Friedrich, Kevin Prade, Taylor Tomlinson, Tyler Tomlinson, T.J. Tomlinson and Reagan Friedrich.

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