Obituaries

Thu
17
Apr

Roy Rhodes

Roy Rhodes, 72, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, April 11, 2014.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 15, at 2:30 p.m. at the Family Chapel of Greenwood Cemetery with interment following.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation was held Monday evening, April 14.

Memorials may be made to the Hill Country SPCA, Hill Country Antique Tractor and Engine Club, Fredericksburg High School FFA or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

Thu
17
Apr

Gertrude L. Roos


GERTRUDE L. ROOS

Gertrude L. Roos, 86, nee Grobe, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, April 4, 2014.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 8, at 10 a.m. at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church with the Reverends Danielle Knapp and Pam Traver officiating.

Interment followed in Der Stadt Friedhof.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation was held Monday evening, April 7.

Mrs. Roos was born Nov. 15, 1927, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of Edwin Grobe and Hilda Petsch Grobe. She married Marvin M. Roos on Jan. 25, 1948, at Bethany Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on March 22, 2001.

A 1945 Fredericksburg High School graduate, Mrs. Roos attended Johnson’s Beauty College in San Antonio, graduating in 1946.

Over the years, she had a varied working career, including being a beautician at Julia’s, working at Madlyn’s Dress Shop, Hermine’s, Knopp & Metzger, and at the school library.

Thu
17
Apr

Mrs. William H. Smith


MRS. WILLIAM H. SMITH

Mrs. William H. Smith, 89, nee Elizabeth Schultz of San Antonio and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Air Force Village II Hospice.

Graveside services and interment were held Tuesday, April 15, at 11:30 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Ann Hoch officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Mrs. Smith was born May 20, 1924, in St. Paul, Minn., the daughter of Charles Schultz and Teresa Thompson Schultz. She married William H. Smith on Aug. 7, 1948, in Richmond, Calif. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Steve Sommer of Provo, Utah, and Jan and Jim Mahlum of Aurora, Colo.; six grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

Survivors also include two brothers, John Schultz of Virginia and Charles Schultz of California, and a sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Jim Siefert of Nevada.

Thu
17
Apr

Max Strackbein

Max Strackbein, 86, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation will be held Thursday, April 17, from 5-7 p.m.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 18, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home with interment following at Der Stadt Friedhof.

Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church Building Fund, the American Cancer Society or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

Thu
17
Apr

Neal H. Watters Jr.


NEAL H. WATTERS JR.

Neal H. Watters Jr., 88, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, April 10, 2014.

No services are planned.

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

Watters was born Dec. 23, 1925, in Nixon, the son of Neal H. Watters Sr. and Lucille Stockbridge Watters. He married Brenda Lewis on Nov. 28, 1985, in Kerrville and she survives.

In addition to his wife, Watters is survived by the following children and spouses: Linda Harris of San Antonio; Rhonda Reeh, Fredericksburg; Kandee and Michael Ennis, Jackson, Minn; Merry and Donald Weed, Fredericksburg; Ruby and Billy Sparks, Gilmer; David and Lottie Campbell, Chandler; Timothy and Jamie Watters, Chandler, and Gary and Christy Lewis, Austin.

Survivors also include 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

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

Wed
09
Apr

Mrs. Clarence A. Durst


MRS. CLARENCE A. DURST

Mrs. Clarence A. Durst, 89, nee Lola Mae Beck of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 2, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Adams officiating.

Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

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

Mrs. Durst was born Aug. 19, 1924, in Blanco County, the daughter of Harry Beck and Lena Lindig Beck. She married Clarence A. Durst on June 15, 1940, in Brady. He preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 1997.

For many years, the Dursts owned and operated an upholstery shop which they opened in 1942.

In 1977, they joined their daughter and son-in-law in operating the Fredericksburg Bakery where she worked for 30 years.

Wed
09
Apr

Paul C. McGuff

Paul C. McGuff, 60, of Johnson City, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

A memorial service was held Monday, April 7, at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Cedar Park.

Memorials may be made to Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAMM), P.O. Box 301496, Austin, TX 78703-0025 or to the charity of choice.

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

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
09
Apr

Joyce Lucille Wienecke Mosty

Joyce Lucille Wienecke Mosty, 80, of Kerrville, died Saturday, April 5, 2014.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 10, at 10:30 a.m., at Southern Oaks Baptist Church, 122 Valley View Dr., Kerrville.

Memorials may be made to the charity or church of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wright’s Funeral Parlor of Kerrville

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
09
Apr

Hilmar Otto Nebgen

Hilmar Otto Nebgen, 88, of Fredericksburg and formerly of Stonewall, died Friday, April 4, 2014, at Knopp Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held Friday, April 11, from 4-8 p.m., and Saturday, April 12, from 7:30 a.m.-noon.

Vigil services, with a rosary service led by St. Joseph’s Society of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, will follow the vigil and rosary services of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Andrew (Jane) Nebgen, which begins at 6 p.m., Friday, April 11, at Schaetter’s.

Visitation will continue Saturday, April 12, from 1-2 p.m., at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Stonewall where the funeral mass will begin at 2 p.m.

Interment will follow at Stonewall Community Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Stonewall Volunteer Fire Department, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church or Hill Country Memorial Hospice.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
09
Apr

Mrs. Andrew Nebgen

Mrs. Andrew Nebgen, 83, nee Jane Wade of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Monday, March 31, 2014.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held Friday, April 11, from 5-7 p.m.

A rosary service will be held Friday, April 11, at 6 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

The body will lie in state at Schaetter Funeral Home until 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, and from 9-10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Stonewall where a funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m.

Interment follows in the Stonewall Community Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

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