Thomas Edward (Tom) Staudt


THOMAS (TOM) STAUDT

Thomas Edward (Tom) Staudt, 62, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

A funeral mass was celebrated Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating. Mary Ann Murchison was the pianist, and the church choir sang.

Interment followed at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation and a vigil service were held Tuesday evening, Aug. 12.

Staudt was born Sept. 16, 1951, in San Benito, the son of Clemens Joseph Staudt and Marine Hodges Staudt. He married Sally Marie Haas on Dec. 23, 1970, in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Harlingen, and she survives.

A United States Navy veteran, Staudt served from 1970-1974.

In addition to his wife, Staudt is survived by two daughters, one son and spouses, including Sam and Kristin Staudt of Kyle, April Staudt of Fredericksburg and Amanda and Martin Hodo of Schertz.

Survivors also include seven grandchildren and his mother-in-law, Gail, Mrs. Glen W. Haas, of Fredericksburg.

He is also survived by two sisters and brothers-in-law, Sandra and Marion Staton and Dari Gale and Earl Adams, all of Harlingen.

Staudt was preceded in death by his parents and his father-in-law, Glen W. Haas.

Memorials may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association, National Brain Tumor Society, Hill Country Memorial Hospice, St. Mary’s School Endowment Fund or to the charity of choice.

Pallbearers included Bill Brimhall, Rick McKeever, Jon Thompson, James Hurlbut, Lynn Alderson, Bryan Newsome, Clint Garza and Jeff Oppernab.

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