Obituaries

Wed
07
May

Doug K. De Vos

Doug K. De Vos, 27, of Bay City, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Funeral services and interment were held Friday, April 18, in Bay City.

De Vos is survived by his wife, Jessie De Vos of Bay City; a brother and sister-in-law, Kevin and Rachel De Vos of Buda; his father, Ken De Vos of Mason and Fredericksburg, and his mother, Dana Wagner of Austin.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Julius and Ruby De Vos and Hazel Westbrook.

Wed
07
May

Gerhard Milton Eichholz

Gerhard Milton Eichholz, 92, of Comfort, died Wednesday, May 1, 2014, at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab Center in Comfort.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home in Comfort with the Rev. Larry Adams officiating.

Afterwards, the body was cremated, with interment of the cremains planned at a later date.

Visitation was held Friday evening and Saturday morning at the funeral chapel.

Eichholz was born June 30, 1921, in Comfort, the son of Max Eichholz and Emma Toepfer Eichholz. He married Ruby Seidensticker on July 28, 1959, in Boerne. She preceded him in death.

 A United States Army veteran, Eichholz enlisted on Sept. 23, 1942, at Fort Sam Houston and was discharged Sept. 28, 1945, at Fort McPherson, Georgia, attaining the rank of tech sergeant. He received numerous awards and citations for his service.

Wed
07
May

Mrs. Clyde Thomas Gant


MRS. CLYDE GANT

Mrs. Clyde Thomas Gant, 78, nee Darlene Klein of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 1, at 3 p.m. at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church with the Rev. Bobby Vitek officiating. Annabel Wilkinson was the organist.

Interment followed at Der Stadt Friedhof.

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

Mrs. Gant was born Aug. 28, 1935, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of Edgar Klein Sr. and Ruby Mathilda Juenke Klein. She married Clyde Thomas Gant on March 12, 1955, at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church and he survives.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Gant is survived by three daughters, one son and spouses, including Gay and Walter Walls Jr. and Yvonne and John Fox, all of Fredericksburg; Ricky and Carla Gant of Kerrville, and Glenda and Raymond Mott of Eagle River, Alaska.

Wed
07
May

Herman Kendrick

Herman Kendrick, 65, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, May 1, 2014.

No service is planned.

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

Kendrick was born May 11, 1948, in Dublin, the son of Howard Kendrick and Florence Spraggins Kendrick.

He was a retired tugboat captain.

Kendrick is survived by the following children: Stacie Drake and her husband, Dustin, of Baytown; Jim Kendrick, California; Trevor Dupuis and Josh Dupuis, both of Fredericksburg, and four grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Cherokee Children’s Home or to the charity of choice. 

Wed
07
May

Ross Clayton Lehmberg

Ross Clayton Lehmberg, 25, of Mason and College Station, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Lake Conroe.

Funeral services were held today, Wednesday, May 7, at 10 a.m., at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mason, with interment following at Gooch Cemetery.

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

Arrangements were under the direction of Mason Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
07
May

Eddy R. Mayfield

Eddy R. Mayfield, 65, of Millersview, died Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 10, at 2 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, Sweetwater.

Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
07
May

Nora Sublett

Nora Sublett, 91, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, May 3, 2014.

 Funeral services were held Monday, May 5, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

Interment followed at the Miller Creek Cemetery in Blanco County.

Memorials may be made to Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, Miller Creek Cemetery or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
07
May

Lillian Braeutigam Wissemann


LILLIAN WISSEMANN

Lillian Braeutigam Wissemann, 89, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, April 26, 2014.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 28, at 2 p.m. at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church with the Rev. Danielle Knapp officiating.

Interment followed in Der Stadt Friedhof.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation was held Monday evening, April 28, and Tuesday morning, April 29.

Mrs. Wissemann was born Oct. 27, 1924, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of Fritz Braeutigam and Augusta Meier Braeutigam. She married William Stanley Wissemann on May 19, 1946, at Bethany Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 2008.

A graduate of Fredericksburg High School and Draughn’s Business College, Mrs. Wissemann worked at Fredericksburg National Bank until becoming a full-time homemaker.

Wed
30
Apr

Woodrow Wilson (Woodie) Allen

Woodrow Wilson (Woodie) Allen, 96, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, April 24, 2014.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 30, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home with interment following at Der Stadt Friedhof.

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

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
30
Apr

Mrs. Clyde Thomas Gant

Mrs. Clyde Thomas Gant, 78, nee Darlene Klein of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 30, from 5-8 p.m., and Thursday, May 1, from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., in the chapel at Schaetter Funeral Home.

The body will lie in state at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church on Thursday, May 1, from 2-3 p.m. The funeral begins at 3 p.m.

 Interment will follow at Der Stadt Friedhof.

Memorials may be made to Holy Ghost Church, Hill Country Memorial Hospital or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

 

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