Obituaries

Wed
22
Oct

Betty J. Creamer

Betty J. Creamer, 88, of San Antonio and formerly of Austin and Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.

A memorial service is planned at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church with interment following in Fort Sam Houston.

Arrangements are pending with Puente and Sons in San Antonio.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
22
Oct

Gregory (Greg) Dittmar

Gregory (Greg) Dittmar, 53, of Dallas died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.

A memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 24, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 6306 Kenwood Ave., in Dallas.

Sparkman-Crain Funeral Home in Dallas is in charge of arrangements.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
22
Oct

Mrs. Chester Eckhardt


MRS. CHESTER ECKHARDT

Mrs. Chester Eckhardt, 75, nee Mildred Klinksiek of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

Funeral services were held on Friday, Oct. 17, at 10 a.m. in St. Paul Lutheran Church at Cave Creek with the Rev. Gary E. Mayer officiating. Jeraldine Pehl was the organist.

Interment followed in the church cemetery.

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

Mrs. Eckhardt was born Jan. 12, 1939, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of Helmuth Klinksiek and Elsie Keller Klinksiek. She was the first baby born in Fredericksburg that year.

She married Chester Eckhardt on May 5, 1984, in St. Paul Lutheran Church at Cave Creek, and he survives.

Mrs. Eckhardt began her working career at the Fredericksburg Radio Post while still in high school and continued there for 20 years. She then worked at Security State Bank and Trust for several years.

Wed
22
Oct

Mrs. Lorina Ruth Edson

Mrs. Lorina Ruth Edson, 86, nee Klaerner, of Fredericksburg died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in the Tri Star Care Center.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Foster officiating.

Interment followed in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation was held at the funeral home on Monday prior to the service.

Mrs. Edson was born Nov. 2, 1927, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of Otto Klaerner and Leola Everett Klaerner.

She married Harold Edson in 1956, and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include a sister and spouse, Bernice and Don Holloway of Fredericksburg; a brother-in-law, Louis Dietrich of Harper, and a sister-in-law, Yvonne, Mrs. Kermit Klaerner of Fredericksburg.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Edson was preceded in death by a sister, Marie Dietrich, and two brothers, Kermit Klaerner and Sam Klaerner.

Wed
22
Oct

J. Scott Gardner

J. Scott Gardner, 45, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Oak Hills Church.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

Fredericksburg Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
22
Oct

Angelica Limon Gonzalez

Angelica Limon Gonzalez, 44, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at University Hospital in San Antonio.

A funeral mass was celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating.

Interment followed in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation was held on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 15-16, and a vigil service was held on Oct. 15.

Mrs. Gonzalez was born Aug. 10, 1970, in Mexico, the daughter of Pedro Gonzalez and Alvina Sanchez Gonzalez. She married Mauricio Limon, and he survives.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by four daughters, two sons and spouses including Cindy Limon, Rolando Limon, Alex Limon, Ashley Limon, Emily Limon and Brianne Limon, all of Fredericksburg.

Wed
22
Oct

Gerlene Hill

Gerlene (Grandma) Hill, 73, of Fredericksburg died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Funeral services were held today, Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 10 a.m. in Holy Ghost Lutheran Church with interment following in Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Kairos Prison Ministry, Holy Ghost Lutheran Church or the charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
22
Oct

Richard (Dick) Hoerster

Richard (Dick) Hoerster, 86, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.

Visitation will begin Thursday, Oct. 23, from 4-6 p.m. and continue on Friday, Oct. 24, from 7 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home.

The body will lie in state in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home until 12:15 p.m. on Friday and from 1-2 p.m. in the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.

Graveside services and interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Glenda Hoerster Memorial Scholarship Fund, Hill Country Memorial Hospital or the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
22
Oct

Martin Neri


MARTIN NERI

Martin Neri, 66, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehab Center.

A funeral mass was celebrated Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating.

Interment followed at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation was held Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 14-15. A rosary service was held on Oct. 14 at the funeral home.

Neri was born Jan. 31, 1948, in Mexico, the son of Jose Neri and Teresa Vacquez Neri. He married Maria Olvera, and she survives.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by six sons, one daughter and spouses including Jose and Mirna Neri and Alonzo and Mari Neri, all of Comfort; Martin and Liliana Neri Jr., Filimon and Laura Neri and Antonio and Gloria Neri, all of Mexico, and Rebecca and Israel Alva and Juan and Liliana Neri, all of Fredericksburg.

Wed
22
Oct

Mrs. Calvin Otte

Mrs. Calvin Otte, 64, nee Brenda Joyce Jordan of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in San Antonio.

Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, in Holy Ghost Lutheran Church with interment following in Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, Pedernales Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) or the charity of choice.

Schaetter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

A complete obituary will follow.

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