Obituaries

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Sean Peter O’Hara

Sean Peter O’Hara, 62, of Harper, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

O’Hara was born Nov. 27, 1952, in Los Angeles, California, the son of Robert O’Hara and Ruby Cook O’Hara. He married Maureen Pepe on April 14, 1978, in Ventura, California, and she survives.

In addition to his wife, O’Hara is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Ryan and Carolyn O’Hara of Fredericksburg, and two grandchildren.

Survivors also include his parents, Robert and Ruby O’Hara of Harper; two sisters-in-laws, Elaine Williams and her husband, Richard, of California, and Andrea Pepe of Harper, and his father-in-law, Joseph Pepe of California.

O’Hara was preceded in death by a son, Padraic O’Hara.

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11
Feb

Rebecca (Becky) Terry


REBECCA 'BECKY' TERRY

Rebecca (Becky) Terry, 63, nee Beckmann, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 4, in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home, with the Rev. Colleen Haley officiating.

Interment followed at the Loyal Valley Cemetery.

Visitation was held Tuesday evening, Feb. 3, at the funeral chapel.

Mrs. Terry was born Oct. 15, 1951, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of Elgin Hugo Beckmann and Mabel Tinney Beckmann. She married James M. Terry on June 8, 1969, and he survives.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Terry is survived by three sons and spouses, including James and Coral Terry of Lexington; Richard and Jennifer Terry of Fredericksburg, and Scott Terry of Beaumont.

Survivors also include five grandchildren; one brother, Elgin Beckmann Jr., and three sisters, including Mary Embry, Debbie Dennis and her husband, Richard, and Joanne Schott, all of Fredericksburg.

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11
Feb

Lorine Ann Ransleben Weidenfeller

Lorine Ann Ransleben Weidenfeller, 99, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.

A funeral Mass was celebrated today, Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with interment following at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospital, St. Mary’s School Endowment Fund or the Wrede School.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
11
Feb

Mrs. David Zamora

Mrs. David Zamora, 83, nee Maria Gonzalez of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 9:30 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 and a rosary service were held Tuesday evening, Feb. 3.

Mrs. Zamora was born Nov. 20, 1931, in Mexico. She married David Zamora on April 25, 1954, in Mexico. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, David and Leticia Zamora Jr. of Fredericksburg, and three granddaughters.

Mrs. Zamora’s parents and husband preceded her in death.

Memorials may be made to the St. Mary’s School Endowment Fund.

Pallbearers included Frankie Villanueva, Joe Luis Guajardo, Abel Salazar, David Zamora Jr., Bobby Martinez and Arnulfo Rendon.

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Feb

Funeral service announcements

Information on funerals that occur after Feb. 4 will appear under this heading.

 

LORINE ANN RANSLEBEN WEIDENELLER

Lorine Ann Ransleben Weidenfeller, 99, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held Tuesday, Feb. 10, from 4-6 p.m., and Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 7-10:15 a.m.

A vigil service will begin at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the funeral chapel.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with interment following at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospital, St. Mary’s School Endowment Fund or the Wrede School. 

 

MRS. ROBERT CERVANTES SR.

Mrs. Robert Cervantes Sr., 95, nee Margaret Short, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Wed
04
Feb

Ella Nancy Davis

Ella Nancy Davis, 76, nee Belknap, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015.

A private memorial service is planned at a later date.

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

Ms. Davis was born Aug. 20, 1938, in Wichita Falls, the daughter of Allen Belknap and Fennie McCulley Belknap.

She was a retired seamstress and lived in Ingram before moving to Fredericksburg.

She is survived by three daughters, three sons and spouses, including Diane and David Mothershed, of Alabama; Randy and Kathy Loucks and Patricia and Jim Black, all of Borger; Pamela and Mike Todd, Pensacola, Florida; Forrest and Anastacia Davis, Fredericksburg, and Benjamin Davis, Ingram.

Survivors also include 24 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and three sisters, Judy Whitehead, Peachola Greene and Judy Farquhar.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

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04
Feb

Sanford F. (Tunk) Dunning


SANFORD E. 'TUNK' DUNNING

Sanford F. (Tunk) Dunning, 84, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 30, in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home with the Rev. John Hierholzer officiating.

Visitation was held beforehand.

Private interment is planned at a later date.  

Dunning was born April 29, 1930, in Aurora, Illinois, the son of Sanford F. Dunning Sr. and Gladys Edna Westwood Dunning. He married Joyce Ann Durst on July 2, 1954, in Sacramento, California, and she survives.

In addition to his wife, Dunning is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Randall and Karen Dunning, of Garland, and a daughter, Sandra Elaine Dunning, of Fredericksburg, and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one grandchild and one brother who died in infancy.

Memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 1001 Water St., Suite B-100, Kerrville, TX 78028, or to the charity of choice.  

Wed
04
Feb

Harold Henry Henke


HAROLD HENRY HENKE

Harold Henry Henke, 86, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015.

A private memorial service is planned at a later date.

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

Henke was born May 31, 1928, the son of Guenther and Elsie Henke. He married Rita Schirk on May 17, 2002, and she survives.

A lifelong rancher, Henke grew up on the family ranch between Fredericksburg and Kerrville. His schooling began in a one-room schoolhouse and progressed to the Morris Ranch School, Fredericksburg High School and then Trinity University in San Antonio.

He graduated from Trinity in 1950 with a bachelor of science degree in business and then served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

Upon the death of his older brother, Otto, in 1955, Henke moved his family to the ranch and took over operations, breeding registered Hereford cattle and becoming active in the Texas Hereford Association.

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04
Feb

LuJane Keller

LuJane Keller, 83, of Mason, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m., at Mason Funeral Home, in Mason, with interment following at the Loyal Valley Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 6, from 5-8 p.m., at the funeral chapel.

Memorials may be made to the Loyal Valley Cemetery or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
04
Feb

Mario Rios Perez

Mario Rios Perez, 71, of Cedar Creek and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehab.

A funeral mass was celebrated Friday, Jan. 30, at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Stonewall with the Rev. Scott Janysek officiating.

Interment followed at Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery in Stonewall.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation and a vigil service were held Thursday evening, Jan. 29.

Perez was born April 15, 1943, in Junction, the son of Rudolpho Perez and Andrea Rios Perez.

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