Obituaries

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Mrs. Hugo Arlitt


MRS. HUGO ARLITT

Mrs. Hugo Arlitt, 89, nee Vera Minnie Cornehl of Harper, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Windcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Graveside services and interment were held Friday, March 14, at 2 p.m. at Der Stadt Friedhof with the Rev. David Priem officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Mrs. Arlitt was born Sept. 23, 1924, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of Willie Friedrich Cornehl and Elfriede Marie Mosel Cornehl. She married Hugo Arlitt on Nov. 21, 1948, at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on Jan. 9, 1996.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and Curtis Green of Harper, and one granddaughter.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Arlitt was preceded in death by a brother, Adolf Cornehl, and a sister, Nora Cornehl.

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Harvey E. Boos


HARVEY E. BOOS

Harvey E. Boos, 87, of Comfort, died Sunday, March 2, 2014.

A memorial service was held Saturday, March 8, at 11 a.m. at Gaddis United Methodist Church in Comfort.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home of Comfort.

Boos was born Oct. 6, 1926, in Fredericksburg, the son of Alfred Boos and Emma Heimann Boos. He married Daisy A. Flach on April 14, 1951, in Comfort, and she survives.

In addition to his wife, Boos is survived by one son, Dennis Boos of California, and a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Richard Parker of Bulverde.

Survivors also include four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Irene, Mrs. Hugo Boos of Kerrville.

Boos was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Hugo Boos, and two sisters, Vera Pfeiffer and Nora Marquardt.

Memorials may be made to the Gaddis United Methodist Church, Comfort Library, Comfort Table or to the charity of choice.

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Carl Burgess Fortune

Carl Burgess Fortune, 81, of Kerrville, died Monday, March 10, 2014.

Graveside services and interment were held Wednesday, March 12, at 3 p.m. in the Ussery Cemetery in Luling.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Fortune was born March 8, 1933, in Luling, the son of Raymond Carl Fortune and Mattie Lee Ussery Fortune. He married Elsie Mondragon on June 30, 1992, in Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, and she survives.

A United States Navy veteran, Burgess served from Nov. 14, 1951, until Jan. 30, 1952.

He retired from the Bechtel Corporation, working as a control system engineer for 35 years, both internationally and domestically.

He was a member of the First Christian Church in Beaumont, the Southeast Texas Mustang Club and the Great War Association.

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Mrs. Marvin Hargraves


MRS. MARVIN HARGRAVES

Mrs. Marvin Hargraves, 72, nee Dixie Kay Fleharty of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A memorial service was held Thursday, March 13, at 11 a.m. at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church with the Rev. Jeff Hammond officiating.

Interment of the cremains is planned at a later date.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hargraves was born Jan. 3, 1942, in Scottsbluff, Neb., the daughter of Everett Lewis Fleharty and Hazel Gladys Liston Fleharty. She married Marvin Hargraves and he survives.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Hargraves is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Knick Knickerbocker of Memphis, Tenn.

Mrs. Hargraves was preceded in death by her parents, as well as a sister, Mary Ann Luckett.

Memorials may be made to St. Barnabas Episcopal Church or to the charity of choice.

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Eugene M. Hartmann

Eugene M. Hartmann, 88, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Arrangements are pending with Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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Mrs. Leo Hartmann


MRS. LEO HARTMANN

Mrs. Leo Hartmann, 93, nee Ella Klinksiek of Fredericksburg, died Friday, March 7, 2014.

A funeral mass was celebrated Thursday, March 13, at 10 a.m. at the Marienkirche with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating. Mary Ann Murchison was the pianist, and Annette Whittington, the vocalist.

Interment followed at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation and a vigil service were held Wednesday evening, March 12.

Mrs. Hartmann was born May 17, 1920, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of William Fritz Klinksiek Jr. and Laurene (Laura) Weiershausen Klinksiek. She married Leo Moritz Hartmann on Jan. 13, 1940, at the St. Mary’s Rectory. He preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 2003.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Leola and Dana Overdorf of Fredericksburg, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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Robert Klimple

Robert Klimple, 78, of Hye, died Monday, March 17, 2014, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Visitation will be held today, Wednesday, March 19, from 4-7 p.m., in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 20, at 10 a.m., at Schaetter Funeral Home, with interment following at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, the Alzheimer’s Association or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

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Mrs. Bruno Metzger


MRS. BRUNO METZGER

Mrs. Bruno Metzger, 91, nee Evelyn Petsch of Brenham, died Monday, March 10, 2014.

A funeral mass was celebrated Saturday, March 15, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brenham with interment following at Calvary Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Brenham Memorial Chapel where visitation and a vigil service were held Friday evening, March 14.

Mrs. Metzger was born Dec. 13, 1922, in the Luckenbach community, the daughter of Henry Petsch and Alma Jenschke Petsch. She married Bruno Metzger on May 14, 1946, in Fredericksburg. He preceded her in death.

For some time, Mrs. Metzger baked pies for the Bluebonnet Inn Restaurant. She was also a volunteer at the Brenham State School.

She is survived by two sons, one daughter and spouses, including Roger and Tamy Metzger of Brenham; Karla and Ken Thomas, Lake Travis, and Dean and Julie Metzger of Austin.

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Larry Moellendorf

Larry Moellendorf, 67, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 16, 2014.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, March 22, at 4 p.m. at Fredericksburg Inn and Suites.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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Orman Layton Puckett


ORMAN LAYTON PUCKETT

Orman Layton Puckett, 76, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, March 10, 2014.

A memorial mass was celebrated Tuesday, March 18, at 9 a.m. at the Marienkirche with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating.

Fredericksburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Puckett was born Feb. 4, 1938, in Wichita Falls, the son of Orman Layton Puckett and Lena Mae Griffith Puckett. He grew up in Farmers Branch and Dallas where he graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1956. He briefly attended North Texas State University before joining the United States Army in 1957.

Puckett married Claudia Rose Wright in 1962. In 1967, they moved to Fredericksburg.

In 1979, he married Hope Susan Wright.  In 1984, they moved to Camden, Maine and later Great Falls, Mont.

Puckett was a Master Mason and an active member of Euclid Masonic Lodge No. 58 in Great Falls, Mont.

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