Obituaries

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Mrs. William Baumert

Mrs. William Baumert, 85, nee Annie Olga Schmidt­zinsky of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital.

A funeral mass was celebrated today, Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with interment following in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice, St. Mary’s Catholic Church or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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Calvin Willford Hohmann


CALVIN WILLFORD HOHMANN

Calvin Willford Hohmann, 89, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with the Rev. Danielle Knapp officiating. Mary Ann Murchison was the organist, and Jackie Kunz, the vocalist.

Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation was held Thursday evening and Friday morning at the funeral home.

Hohmann was born July 20, 1924, in Gillespie County, the son of Albert H. Hohmann and Adela Evers Hohmann.

His first wife, the former Carrie Lansford, died in 1989. He then married Margaret Klein on Nov. 13, 1993, in San Antonio, and she survives.

Hohmann was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from July 12, 1943, to Feb. 8, 1946. He was discharged as a staff sergeant.

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Judy Koennecke

Judy Koennecke, 59, of Comfort, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.

No services are planned at this time.

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

Ms. Koennecke was born Feb. 26, 1954, in Kerrville, the daughter of Perry Koennecke and Helen Spenrath Koennecke.

She is survived by four sons, including Steven Flora, Jonathan Flora, Ruben Leonard and Justin Leonard; two sisters, Jane Danz of Kerrville and Joy Faigen of Newport Beach, Calif., and her mother, Helen Spenrath Koennecke.

Ms. Koennecke was preceded in death by her father.

Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church of Comfort, Sid Peterson Hospice or the charity of choice.

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Feb

Claudio Alonzo Ramirez Sr.


CLAUDIO ALONZO RAMIREZ SR.

Claudio Alonzo Ramirez Sr., 83, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A funeral mass was celebrated Monday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating.

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

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation and a vigil service, led by Deacon Francisco de la Torre, were held Sunday evening, Feb. 16.

Ramirez was born Dec. 29, 1930, in Pleasanton, the son of Nicanor Ramirez and Estevana Reyes Ramirez. His wife, the former Cruz Rangel, survives.

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Elizabeth (Betty) Scheck

Elizabeth (Betty) Scheck, 74, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.

Arrangements are pending with Mason Funeral Home in Mason.

A complete obituary will follow.

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Feb

Mrs. Charles (Chuck) Schelnick

Mrs. Charles (Chuck) Schelnick, 73, nee Judy Burrier of Willow City, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at Heart Hospital of Austin.

Arrangements are pending with Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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Feb

Bernard Stehling

Bernard Stehling, 92, of Doss, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at Windcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A funeral mass is being celebrated today, Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with entombment following at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to the Doss Volunteer Fire Department or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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Feb

Dr. William J. (Bill) Taylor


DR. WILLIAM J. (BILL) TAYLOR

Dr. William J. (Bill) Taylor, 84, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.

A memorial service was held Saturday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church with the Rev. D.G. McCoury officiating. Also participating in the service was Donald Taylor, mayor of the Shetland Islands.

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

Taylor was born Oct. 29, 1929, in Dundee, Scotland, the son of William Craigie Taylor and Catherine Clark Taylor. He married Margaret Anne McKiein in 1951 in Dundee, Scotland, and she survives.

A graduate of New Zealand Baptist Theological Seminary, Taylor also earned degrees from Luther Rice Seminary in Jacksonville, Fla., and Trinity Theological Seminary in Newburg, Ind.

After pastoring churches in New Zealand from 1956-1972, Taylor relocated to Texas and pastored churches in Monahans, Beaumont and Dayton.

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Sherrie A. Tomlinson

Sherrie A. Tomlinson, 69, nee Kneese, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.

No services are planned at this time.

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

Ms. Tomlinson was born July 17, 1944, in Bandera, the daughter of Walter Kneese and Cora Miller Kneese.

For many years, she was the administrative assistant to the provost marshal at Fort Sam Houston.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, including Duan and Tanja Tomlinson of Blanco, and Troy and Genny Tomlinson of Lakeland, Fla.; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one sister.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project or to the charity of choice. 

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Feb

Pauline Hale Watts

Pauline Hale Watts, 92, of Kerrville and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Peterson Regional Medical Center in Kerrville.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 21, 11:30 a.m. in the chapel of Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Fort Worth.

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

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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