Obituaries

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James A. Eckhardt


JAMES A. ECKHARDT

James A. Eckhardt, 78, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.

Graveside services and interment were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, at Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Gary Mayer officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation was held Friday evening, Feb. 27.

Eckhardt was born Jan. 9, 1937, in Fredericksburg, the son of Harry F. Eckhardt and Elfrieda Braeutigam Eckhardt.

He is survived by five children and spouses, including Bryan Eckhardt, of Fredericksburg; Kim and Ken Theriot, Alvin; Kyle and Laurie Eckhardt, Sealy; Randall Scott, Austin, and Jamie Lynn and Bob Bromley, Franklin, Indiana.

Survivors also include six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Marie Eckhardt of Fredericksburg.

Eckhardt was preceded in death by his parents, as well as a brother, Lee Harry Eckhardt.

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Mar

Manuel Galindo

Manuel Galindo, 37, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, as the result of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident in Burnet County.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held Friday, March 6, from 4-7 p.m., and Saturday, March 7, from 7-10 a.m.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 7, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with interment following at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

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04
Mar

Dolores Ann McKenna

Dolores Ann McKenna, 71, nee Haas, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015.

A memorial service was held at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 27, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with Deacon Patrick Klein officiating.

Mrs. McKenna was born March 4, 1943, in Dowagiae, Michigan, the daughter of Glen William Haas and Gail Tietsort Haas. Her husband, William E. McKenna, preceded her in death.

She is survived by three daughters and spouses, including Veronica and Jay Newton and Deborah McKenna, all of Oregon, and Kathleen and Lonnie Fuller of Harlingen, and her mother, Gail Haas of Fredericksburg.

Survivors also include one sister, Sally Staudt of Fredericksburg, and two brothers, William Haas of New Braunfels and Victor Haas of Austin.

She was preceded in death by her husband and father.

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04
Mar

Charles Gerald (Chuck) Noe

Charles Gerald (Chuck) Noe, 81, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

Arrangements are pending with Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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04
Mar

Mrs. Joe E. Roddy


MRS. JOE E. RODDY

Mrs. Joe E. Roddy, 91, nee Geneva Mae Osborne of Levelland and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015.

Graveside services and interment were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, at Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Adams officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Mrs. Roddy was born April 7, 1923, in Centralia, Illinois, the daughter of Clarence Osborne and Blossom Meyers Osborne. She married Joe E. Roddy on Feb. 18, 1942. He preceded her in death on March 11, 1989.

She is survived by one daughter and two sons, including Ronald Roddy, of Hawkins; Adrienne Jo Roddy, Dedham, Massachusetts, and Mark Steven Roddy, Levelland.
Survivors also include eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

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04
Mar

William Michael (Mike) Walker

William Michael (Mike) Walker, 63, of Johnson City, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.

A memorial service was held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, at Crofts-Crow Funeral Home in Johnson City.

Walker was born Sept. 19, 1951, in Wichita Falls, the son of Charles and Bonnie Jean Walker. He married Lydia Barrientes 43 years ago and she survives.

After attending Travis High School in Austin, Walker enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in the 173rd Airborne Infantry division as a Spec. 4.

He was deployed to Vietnam and received numerous awards and citations for his service.

The Walkers settled in Johnson City in 1987. For a time, he operated a television repair shop, and then was employed by the Johnson City Housing Authority.

In addition to his wife, Walker is survived by two daughters, one son and spouses, including Michelle and Roy Burdett, Jennifer and Sid Shumake and Joseph and Kristi Walker.

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Feb

Nicholas Banfield


NICHOLAS BANFIELD

Nicholas Banfield, 25, of Johnson City, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, in San Antonio, as the result of injuries sustained in a rock climbing accident.

A memorial service was held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, at Liberty Lighthouse Fellowship, Johnson City, with the Rev. Jim Boatright officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Crofts-Crow Funeral Home of Johnson City.

Banfield was born Aug. 29, 1989, in Garland, the son of John and Valerie Banfield Jr.

He graduated from Johnson City High School in 2007 where he was involved with the band for a number of years.

Banfield was currently attending UTSA in San Antonio where he was pursuing a degree in electrical engineering.

In addition to his parents, Banfield is survived by one brother, Michael Banfield; his grandparents, John and Janyth Banfield of Fredericksburg, Marolyn Corbin of Waco, and S.M. (Bud) and Arlene Corbin of San Diego.

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Lois Mae Christman


LOIS MAE CHRISTMAN

Lois Mae Christman, 82, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home with the Rev. Casey Zesch officiating.

Mrs. Christman was born Jan. 10, 1932, in Bokoshe, Oklahoma, the daughter of Marion Altstatt and Effie Mae David Altstatt. She married Lawrence (Larry) Christman who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Christman is survived by four daughters and spouses, including Cathy and Al Higgins of Troy, New York; Carol and Jonathan Baethge of Fredericksburg; Angela Elaine Bachler of Phoenix, Arizona, and Shirley Adonna and Randy Johnson of Panaca, Nevada.

Survivors also include eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

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Betty Nixon DeYoung

Betty Nixon DeYoung, 84, of Houston and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 27, at Broussard’s Mortuary, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland.

Interment will follow at Memory Gardens of Jefferson County, Nederland.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Feb. 26, from 5-8 p.m., at Broussard’s.

A complete obituary will follow.

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25
Feb

James A. Eckhardt

James A. Eckhardt, 78, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27.

Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church at Cave Creek or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

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