Obituaries

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Ames Sheldon (Mickey) Bell


AMES SHELDON (MICKEY) BELL

Ames Sheldon (Mickey) Bell, 104, of San Antonio and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, April 11, 2015.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 14, at the Family Chapel in Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Ann Hoch officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation was held Tuesday morning before the service.

Bell was born Sept. 1, 1910, in Dennison Ohio, the son of James Ralph Bell and Georgia Carpenter Bell. He married Lois Elizabeth Pace on Dec. 15, 1934, in Fort Stockton. She preceded him in death on April 29, 2012.

As a child, Bell moved with his parents and siblings to Oklahoma and then later, in 1926, to Fort Stockton.

A Fort Stockton High School graduate, Bell attended the University of Texas where he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon.

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22
Apr

Frances June Green


FRANCES JUNE GREEN

Frances June Green, 86, nee Phillips, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 17, at the Family Chapel in Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Tommy Lefan officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation was held Thursday evening, April 16.

Mrs. Green was born Aug. 18, 1928, in Gotebo, Oklahoma, the daughter of Faye Phillips and Mettie Dilbeck Phillips. She married Jim Green in 1955. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons and one daughter, including Jim Green and his wife, Wilma, of Houston; Yvonne Bowden, Willow City, and Jeff Green, Hondo.

Survivors also include three grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Green was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.

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Apr

Mrs. Warren F. Miller

Mrs. Warren F. Miller, 100, nee Elenora Klein, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held Friday, April 24, from 9:30-11:15 a.m.

The rosary will be recited at 10:45 a.m., Friday, April 24, at the funeral home.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, April 24, at 11:30 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with interment following at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

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22
Apr

Laverne Parker


LAVERNE PARKER

Laverne Parker, 96, nee Bode, of Harper, died Monday, April 13, 2015.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 17, at Lighthouse Fellowship Chapel in Harper with the Rev. James Engelmann officiating.

Interment followed at the Noxville Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation was held Thursday evening.

Mrs. Parker was born Nov. 6, 1918, in Gillespie County, the daughter of Oscar Bode and Ethel McDonald Bode. She married J.H. (Son) Parker who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Parker is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Levi Ellebracht of Fredericksburg; one grandson, four great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Parker was preceded in death by one sister, Hallis Parker, and three brothers, Leo Bode, Cecil Bode and Floy Bode.

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Apr

Clemens Adolf Pehl

Clemens Adolf Pehl, 94, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 21, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with interment following at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Golden Hub, Hill Country Memorial Hospice, St. Vincent de Paul Society or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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22
Apr

Mrs. Fred Petmecky

Mrs. Fred Petmecky, 72, nee Sheri Shelburne, of San Antonio, died Sunday, April 19, 2015.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, April 24, at Mission Park Funeral Chapel North, San Antonio.

Memorials may be made to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 200230, San Antonio, TX 78220-0230, or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

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22
Apr

Robert M. Rhymes

Robert M. Rhymes, 70, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, April 27, at Fredericksburg Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Fredericksburg Baptist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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22
Apr

Mrs. Robert E. Scott

Mrs. Robert E. Scott, 101, nee Patricia Lola Mae Lewis, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, April 22, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

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22
Apr

Charles K. Voigt Jr.

Charles K. Voigt Jr., 91, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 1, 2015.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 25, at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church.

The ashes will be interred in the church’s columbarium.

Memorials may be made to the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church Foundation, SPCA or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary was published in the March 11 edition of the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post. 

Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

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22
Apr

Kenneth L. Watkins


KENNETH L. WATKINS

Kenneth L. Watkins, 81, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, April 13, 2015.

Interment of the ashes will be held at a later date in Tescott, Kansas.

Watkins was born Aug. 15, 1933, in Salina, Kansas, the son of Henry W. and Jean J. Watkins.

Watkins attended schools in Abilene, Kansas. In 1951, he began working for Kansas Power and Light, now Westar Energy. After retiring in 1992, he moved to Fredericksburg.

He volunteered with the Kansas State University Archeology Department for 17 years and worked with three different archeologists at Fort Martin Scott after moving to Fredericksburg.

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