Obituaries

Wed
29
Jul

Joan Fleming

Joan Fleming, 86, nee Schact, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, July 26, 2015.

A memorial service is planned at a later date.

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

Mrs. Fleming was born Dec. 8, 1928, in Lincoln, Nebraska, the daughter of Ray Lahman Schact and Lorayne Marcella Sherman Schact. She married Richard Davison Fleming on Oct. 31, 1947, in Lincoln, Nebraska. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. Fleming is survived by two daughters, one son and spouses, including Lorayne and Hugh Fuller of Fredericksburg, John Fleming of Kingwood, and Catherine and Wayne Ratay of Lamont, Illinois.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Fleming was preceded in death by a sister, Jeanine Becker.

Wed
29
Jul

Herbert Henry Grote

Herbert Henry Grote, 86, of Johnson City, died Saturday, July 25, 2015.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, July 28, at Bethany Lutheran Church with interment following at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Victory Fellowship Church or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
29
Jul

Alice Joyce Chadick Hilton

Alice Joyce Chadick Hilton, 82, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital in San Antonio.

Memorial services are pending at Schaetter Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
29
Jul

Doris M. Pinner

Doris M. Pinner, 95, nee Marheinke of Fredericksburg and formerly of Comfort, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015.

A memorial service was held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 25, at St. Boniface Episcopal Church in Comfort.

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

Mrs. Pinner was born Sept. 23, 1919, in Staten Island, New York, the daughter of Walter Marheinke and Elizabeth Fleckenstein Marheinke.

She was a World War II veteran, serving as a nurse in the U.S. Navy.

After military service, Mrs. Pinner worked as a chiropractor and at the University of Texas Dental School in Houston until her retirement. She moved to the Hill Country in 2005.

Mrs. Pinner was one of the oldest WWII veterans in Gillespie County and had the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. in September 2013 on an Honor Flight.

Wed
29
Jul

William D. (David) Steen

William D. (David) Steen, 66, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, July 24, 2015.

Graveside services with military honors and interment will be held at 1:45 p.m., Monday, Aug. 3, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

Fri
24
Jul

Funeral service announcements

Information on funerals that occur after July 22 will appear under this heading.

MRS. HARRY E. DANZ JR.

Mrs. Harry E. Danz Jr., 89, nee Marjorie Voelkel of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, July 23, 2015.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held Sunday, July 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. and on Monday, July 27, from 7:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Vigil-rosary services will be held at 6 p.m., Sunday, July 26, at the funeral home.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Monday, July 27, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church followed by interment at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made toward memorial Masses or to the charity of choice.

 

 

 

 

 

Wed
22
Jul

Jessica Dawn Goolsby


JESSICA DAWN GOOLSBY

Jessica Dawn Goolsby, 36, nee Moellering, of Abernathy, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

Visitation was held Saturday, July 18, from 11 a.m.-8 p.m., at Abell Funeral Home in Abernathy.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 25, at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church in Fredericksburg with the Rev. David Priem officiating.

Mrs. Goolsby was born Aug. 16, 1978, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of Roger Wayne Moellering and Nancy Faye Ransleben Moellering. She married Robert Jay Goolsby on Dec. 17, 2005, at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Illinois.

Following her husband’s retirement from the military, they moved to Abernathy in 2013.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Goolsby is survived by one son, Jonathon Christian Goolsby, and one daughter, Addisyn Lara-Marie Goolsby, both of Abernathy.

Wed
22
Jul

Mrs. James (Frank) Huffstetler

Mrs. James (Frank) Huffstetler, 77, nee Wynona Fay Wash, of Fredericksburg and formerly of Richland Springs, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

Graveside services and interment of the cremains in the Richland Springs Cemetery is planned at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Mrs. Huffstetler was born July 14, 1938, in Richland Springs, the daughter of Herman Clark Wash and Harriet Christian Wash. She married James Frank Huffstetler in February 1955 in Richland Springs, and worked as an office manager in the medical field.

Mrs. Huffstetler is survived by one daughter, two sons and spouses, including Catherine H. Gehrts of Fredericksburg; Clark and Tammie Huffstetler of Wylie, and Samuel (Sam) and Charlotte Huffstetler of Lufkin.

Survivors also include eight grandchildren and a brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Cathy Wash of Arlington.

Wed
22
Jul

Lionas L. Jones


LIONAS L. JONES

Lionas L. Jones, 89, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, July 16, 2015.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 20, in the chapel at Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

Jones was born Jan. 19, 1926, in Yoakum, the son of Garmen Lee Jones and Mamie Grimmer Jones. His wife, Antionette Katherine Jones, preceded him in death.

Jones is survived by three children and spouses, including Beverly and Buddy McDaniel of Duncan, Oklahoma; Betty Jones of Pocatello, Idaho, and Becky and Wayne Fultz of Deer Park; six grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

Survivors also include three siblings, Leonard Jones of Lago Vista, Lois Bell of College Station and Bobby Jones of Georgetown.

In addition to his wife and parents, Jones was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters, including Garmen Jones Jr., Donald Jones, Louise Hagen, Ray Jones, Roy Jones and Edith Hansen.

Wed
22
Jul

Doris M. Pinner

Doris M. Pinner, 95, nee Marheinke, of Fredericksburg and formerly of Comfort, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 25, at St. Boniface Episcopal Church in Comfort.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice, American Diabetes Association, Cal Farley Boys Ranch or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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