Obituaries

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Mary Jo (MJ) Barbre

MJ BARBRE

Mary Jo (MJ) Barbre, 81, nee Tipton, of Fort Worth, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2016, at a Fort Worth care center.

A memorial service is planned at The Courtyards at River Park in Fort Worth at a later date.

Ms. Barbre was born July 30, 1934, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the daughter of Charlie and Cecile Tipton.

She earned a master’s degree at Tulsa University and worked at Philbrook Art Museum in Tulsa before moving to Fredericksburg in 1996.

She worked in several local retail boutiques and shops over the years and was a member of Fredericksburg United Methodist Church until moving to Fort Worth in 2014.

Ms. Barbre is survived by two sons, Bill Barbre and his wife, Betsy, of Fort Worth; and Chris Barbre of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and a daughter, Susan Barbre of Austin.

Survivors also include a sister, Trudy Beard-Lazaroe of Port Orange, Florida; four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

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Mrs. Peter J. Crenwelge

Mrs. Peter J. Crenwelge, 98, nee Edna E. Strackbein of Doss, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016.

Arrangements are pending with Schaetter Funeral Home.

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Robert Neil Dalton

Robert Neil Dalton, 65, of Lake Hills, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2016.

Graveside services and interment will be held at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Greenwood Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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Martha (Cathy) Fiedler

MARTHA 'CATHY' FIEDLER

Martha (Cathy) Fiedler, 63, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home with Tommy LeFan officiating.

Ms. Fiedler was born Feb. 3, 1953, in Blanco, the daughter of Herbert Fiedler and Oma Lee Ward Fiedler.

Survivors include a son, Paul W. Biasiolli of San Antonio, and a daughter and son-in-law, Trina and Roger Cortez of Fredericksburg, and five grandchildren.

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

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Leo Itz

Leo Itz, 89, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at Audie Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital in San Antonio.

A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Faith Baptist Church.

Private family graveside services will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Fisher House of San Antonio or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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LeRoy Walter Kramer

LeRoy Walter Kramer, 78, of San Antonio, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 15, at St. Benedict Catholic Church in San Antonio, with interment following at Meadowlawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Arrangements were under the direction of Meadowlawn Funeral Home of San Antonio.

A complete obituary will follow.

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Jane G. Livingston

JANE G. LIVINGSTON

Jane G. Livingston, 88, nee Griffith, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016.

A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in the chapel at Fredericksburg Funeral Home with Chaplain William Karlson officiating.

Mrs. Livingston was born Sept. 20, 1927, in Dallas, the daughter of Robert T. Griffith and Laura Belle Robinson Griffith. She married Sidney Lanier Livingston on Aug. 30, 1947, in Dallas and he survives.

She was a member of Rotary International’s Paul Harris Society.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Livingston is survived by two daughters, Janet A. Livingston of San Antonio and Judy Livingston of Fredericksburg, and a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Betty Livingston of Austin.

Survivors also include five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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Alfred Charles Metzger

ALFRED CHARLES METZGER

Alfred Charles Metzger, 89, of San Antonio, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 15, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in San Antonio, with interment following at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Fredericksburg.

Visitation and a rosary service were held Sunday evening, Feb. 14, at Porter-Loring North in San Antonio.

Metzger was born Feb. 25, 1926, at Luckenbach, the son of Alfred Metzger and Alma Stehling Metzger. He married Wanda Julie Bednareck in 1956. She preceded him in death in 2009.

He was a graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Fredericksburg and Durham Business College in San Antonio.

Metzger was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1950-1954, and worked for American Airlines for 38 years before retiring in 1986.

Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Lynn Metzger, and a son, Michael Jerome Metzger, both of San Antonio.

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Lucy Ortega

Lucy Ortega, 73, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.

Graveside services and interment were held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at Greenwood North Cemetery with Deacon Francisco De La Torre officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

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Kym Elizabeth Seavey

Kym Elizabeth Seavey, 58, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in a San Antonio hospital.

A memorial Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Interment of the cremains will take place at a later date.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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