Obituaries

Wed
18
Jun

Mrs. Eugene Jenschke

Mrs. Eugene Jenschke, 94, nee Ruby Elizabeth Hopf of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

A funeral mass was celebrated today, Wednesday, June 18, at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Stonewall, with interment following at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Fredericksburg.

Memorials may be made to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
18
Jun

Mrs. Charles Meyer

Mrs. Charles Meyer, 68, nee Barbara Ann Pehl, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, June 16, 2014.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 18, from 5-7 p.m., at Fredericksburg Funeral Home, and Thursday, June 19, from 10-11 a.m., at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, June 19, at 11 a.m., at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church.

Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Holy Ghost Lutheran Church or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
18
Jun

Donald (Don) Stevens

Donald (Don) Stevens, 88, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

A funeral mass was celebrated Tuesday, June 17, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Private family entombment of the cremains will take place at a later date.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus, 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.

Wed
18
Jun

Rinie Zimmermann

Rinie Zimmermann, 95, of Fort Worth and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Friday, June 13, 2014.

The body will lie in state from noon to 2 p.m., Thursday, June 19, at Zion Lutheran Church where the funeral will begin at 2 p.m.

Interment follows in Der Stadt Friedhof.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Fri
13
Jun

Funeral service announcements

Information on funerals that occur after June 11 will appear under this heading.

 

ALFRED A. SCHUMANN

Alfred A. Schumann, 85, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, June 12, 2014.

Visitation will be held Friday, June 13, from 5-8 p.m., at Schaetter Funeral Home chapel, and Saturday, June 14, from 10-11 a.m., at Greater Life Christian Center.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 14, at 11 a.m., at Greater Life Christian Center, with interment following at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Co-Pay Patient Advocate Foundation, Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.

 

 

MRS. EUGENE JENSCHKE

Mrs. Eugene Jenschke, 94, nee Ruby Elizabeth Hopf of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Wed
11
Jun

Mrs. Hans E. Bergner

Mrs. Hans E. Bergner, 91, nee Gladys Vernell Herbort of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Visitation will be held today, Wednesday, June 11, from 5-7 p.m., at Schaetter Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 12, at 10 a.m., at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, where the body will lie in state from 9-10 a.m.

Interment follows at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Gladys and Hans Bergner Educational Grant, Admiral Nimitz Foundation, Holy Ghost Church or to the charity of choice.

Wed
11
Jun

Travis Brooks


TRAVIS BROOKS

Travis Brooks, 32, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014.

A memorial service was held Sunday, June 8, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home with Bobby Shaffer officiating.

Brooks was born Aug. 5, 1981, in Fredericksburg, the son of Thomas Wayne Brooks and Sandra Lynn Haynes Brooks. He married Rikki Wray who survives.

In addition to his wife, Brooks is survived by a son, Thomas Brooks of Louisiana; his mother, Sandy Cole of Fredericksburg; a sister, Jennifer Kelley of Galveston, and a brother, Edwin Brooks of Austin.

Wed
11
Jun

Marvin E. Jander


MARVIN E. JANDER

Marvin E. Jander, 84, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, June 1, 2014.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 4, at 2 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church with the Rev. Rick Hartmann officiating.

Interment followed at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation was held Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.

Jander was born Dec. 24, 1929, in Marlin, the son of Rudolph Jander and Ida Kuretsch Jander. He married Margaret Peggy Grissom on Jan. 27, 1967, and she survives.

Jander served four years in the United States Navy.

After attending college, he became a state trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety. He was also employed by Allen Keller Co.

After retiring as a trooper, he worked as a deputy sheriff for the Gillespie County Sheriff’s Office.

He also served on the Hill Country Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

Wed
11
Jun

Mrs. Arthur Koennecke Sr.


MRS. ARTHUR KOENNECKE SR.

Mrs. Arthur Koennecke Sr., 101, nee Gertrude Eichholz of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 4, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with the Rev. Pam Traver officiating.

Interment followed in Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation was held Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning at the funeral chapel.

Mrs. Koennecke was born March 28, 1913, in Kendall County, the daughter of Max Eichholz and Emma Toepfer Eichholz. She married Arthur Koennecke Sr. on May 24, 1933, in Kerrville. He preceded her in death on June 3, 1992.

Mrs. Koennecke is survived by one son, two daughters and spouses, including Arthur and Lynette Koennecke Jr. and Dorothy and Vernon Brodbeck, all of Fredericksburg, and Betty Solbrig of Arkansas.

Survivors also include seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Wed
11
Jun

Anthony Joseph Maimer


ANTHONY JOSEPH MAIMER

Anthony Joseph Maimer, 81, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, June 2, 2014.

Graveside services with military honors and interment of the cremains were held Friday, June 6, at 9 a.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

A rosary service and memorial mass were celebrated Friday afternoon, June 6, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating. Mary Ann Murchison was the pianist; Annette Whittington, the vocalist, and the St. Mary’s Adult Choir sang.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Maimer was born May 5, 1933, in Lawrence, Kansas, the son of Benjamin Maimer and Maulita Cosgrove Maimer.

He served in the United States Air Force for nearly 30 years.

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