Mrs. Felix P. Petsch


Mrs. Felix P. Petsch, 96, nee Cora Emma Pehl of Fredericksburg, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at Windcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

 A funeral mass was celebrated Thursday, May 15, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Jeff Pehl and Msgr. Michael Boulette officiating.

 Mary Ann Murchison was the pianist, while Rick and Diane McManigle were the cantors.

Interment followed in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

 Deacon Pat Klein led vigil-rosary services Wednesday evening in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation was held that evening and Thursday morning.

Mrs. Petsch was born March 7, 1918, in Stonewall, the daughter of Gustav G. Pehl and Rosa Nebgen Pehl. She married Felix P. Petsch on Nov. 12, 1941, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He preceded her in death.

For many years, Mrs. Petsch and her husband owned and operated Maytag Appliance and Service Center on North Llano Street.

Mrs. Petsch is survived by two sons, two daughters and spouses, including Alton and Patricia Petsch of Kerrville, Mary Ann and Anthony Nebgen of Stonewall, Beatrice and Leslie Klein of Fredericksburg and David and Janice Petsch of Appling, Georgia.

Survivors also include 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by four brothers and sisters-in-law, including Clemens Pehl, Milton and Alma Pehl and Gus and Gladys Pehl, all of Fredericksburg, and John and Virginia Pehl of Stonewall.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Petsch was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Marvin (Judge) Klein, and a sister-in-law, Frieda, Mrs. Clemens Pehl.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Hill Country Memorial Hospice, the Marienkirche or to the charity of choice.  

Pallbearers included David Low, Robert Ehrlich, Stephen Harvey, Scott Klein, Brian Petsch and Chad McCrickard.

Honorary pallbearers were grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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