Mrs. Alexander Grobe

Mrs. Alexander Grobe, 86, nee Celia (Tobie) Farias of Comfort, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 10, at 10 a.m. at Schaetter Funeral Home in Comfort with the Rev. Mike Peinemann officiating. Visitation was held beforehand.

Interment followed at the Chapel Hills Memorial Gardens in San Antonio.

Mrs. Grobe was born May 10, 1927, in San Antonio, the daughter of Lorenzo Farias and Celia Flores Mitchell Farias. She married Alfred Talmadge White, and after his death, married Alexander Grobe, who also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Grobe is survived by two daughters, one son and spouses, including Cheryl and Eric Pierce and Lisa Nimmo, all of Comfort, and Troy E. Cox of San Antonio; six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husbands and parents, Mrs. Grobe was preceded in death by one daughter, Tobina D. Johnson; one son, John Skip Cox; one brother, Richard Farias, and one sister, Irene DeLeon.

Memorials may be made to the Golden Age Center in Comfort or to the charity of choice.

Pallbearers included Eric Pierce, Seth Saur, Stanley Zwinggi, Aaron Scott, Mark Johnson and Ramer Spieth.

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