Obituaries

Fri
04
Oct

Funeral service announcements

Information on funerals that occur after Oct. 2 will appear under this heading.

 

WERNER KLEIN

Werner Walter Klein, 92, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 4, from 4-7 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 5, from 7:30-9:45 a.m., in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A vigil service will be held Friday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m., at the funeral chapel.

A funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Graveside services with military honors and interment will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

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

 

LARRY KOLMEIER

Larry Maurice Kolmeier, 55, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.

Wed
02
Oct

John S. Adamson III


JOHN S. ADAMSON III

John S. Adamson III, 72, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.

Funeral services, followed by interment, were held Friday, Sept. 13, in Sealy, under the direction of Knesek Brothers Funeral Home.

Honors at graveside were accorded by the Houston Police Department Honor Guard.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m. at Stonewall Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Welch officiating.

Adamson was born Feb. 21, 1941, the son of John Adamson and Margie Duke Adamson.

Adamson was a retired captain with the Houston Police Department. He served for 44 years, rising up from the ranks of patrolman, detective and captain.

Upon his retirement from the HPD in 2006, he moved to Fredericksburg and in the last few years, was active in local churches and the community.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn and Michael Joslin of Houston, and a daughter, Margie Adamson of Cypress, and two grandchildren.

Wed
02
Oct

David R. Harkins

David R. Harkins, 74, of Comfort, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.

A celebration of his life was held Friday, Sept. 27, in Bulverde.

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

Harkins was born Sept. 27, 1938, in Taylor, the son of Milford Harkins and Ruby Swenson Harkins. He married Nancy Ringer on May 27, 1961, in San Antonio and she survives.

He was a retired teacher.

In addition to his wife, Harkins is survived by three daughters, one son and spouses, including Annette and Pete Lewis, Bulverde; Dabette and Gary Leach, San Antonio; David and Deseriee Harkins Jr., Hudson, Fla., and Tiffany and Sean Stephens, Schertz.

Survivors also include seven grandchildren, two brothers and one sister, including John and Johanna Harkins, McKinney; Lynda and Jay Martyn, Dallas, and Sammy Ray Harkins, Lubbock.

Wed
02
Oct

Rubin A. (Dutch) Koch


RUBIN A. KOCH

Rubin A. (Dutch) Koch, 83, of Irving, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel in San Saba with the Rev. Bill Slaymaker officiating.

Interment followed at the Richland Springs Cemetery.

Koch was born Feb. 26, 1930, in Harper, the son of John Koch and Ella Behrends Koch. He and his wife, Peggy, were married in October 1953 in Arizona, and she survives.

The Koch family moved to Irving in 1960.

He worked for W&B Refrigeration in Dallas where he started out as a mechanic. Upon retirement, he was the vice president and general manager.

Koch was also a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict.

In addition to his wife, Koch is survived by three daughters, including Melanie Koch, Irving; Dorinda (Wendy) Koch, Springfield, Oregon, and Sheria Koch, Richland Springs; and a sister and brother-in-law, Vera and Harvey Oehler, San Antonio.

Wed
02
Oct

Mrs. Victor Lich


MRS. VICTOR LICH

Mrs. Victor Lich, 86, nee Thelma Mary Magdalen Zoeller of Comfort, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab Center in Comfort.

A funeral mass was celebrated Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Comfort with the Rev. Mike Peinemann officiating.

Interment followed in the Comfort Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home of Comfort where visitation and a rosary service were held Tuesday evening, Sept. 24.

Mrs. Lich was born July 28, 1927, in Kendall County, the daughter of Arthur Pete Zoeller and Wilhelmine Pfeiffer Zoeller. She married Victor Lich on Aug. 24, 1946, in Boerne. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Vernon and Janice Lich of Comfort and four grandsons.

Wed
02
Oct

Harry F. Moldenhauer

Harry F. Moldenhauer, 92, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 30, at 1 p.m. at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church with interment following in the Grapetown Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Golden Hub Senior Center, Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, Honor Flight or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

Wed
02
Oct

John Henry Newsom


JOHN HENRY NEWSOM

John Henry Newsom, 90, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m. in the chapel at Fredericksburg Funeral Home with the Reverends George Watt and William Carlson officiating.

Newsom was born April 2, 1923, in Muse, Okla., the son of Sim Newsom and Rose Rayburn Newsom. He married Joyce Gibson who survives.

He was a retired mechanic as well as a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, having served during World War II.

In addition to his wife, Newsom is survived by one son, one daughter and spouses, including Jimmy and Margie Newsom of New Braunfels, and Connie and David Whiting of Fredericksburg, and one grandson.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Luke Whiting.

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

Wed
02
Oct

Mamie G. Reavis


MAMIE G. REAVIS

Mamie G. Reavis, 92, nee Bryan, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Graveside services and interment were held in Baxter Springs, Kans.

Mrs. Reavis was born May 25, 1921, in Elkton, Ky., the daughter of Alpha Bryan and Cordie Lee Graham Bryan. She married Raymond J. Reavis who preceded her in death.

She moved to Fredericksburg in early 1998 to be closer to family.

For many years, she and her husband managed the senior apartments in Baxter Springs, Kans.

She is survived by one granddaughter, one grandson and spouses, including Marsha and Rick Thompson of Fredericksburg, and Greg and Vicki Kelly of Nederland; five great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren, and one great-great-great-granddaughter.

Wed
02
Oct

Mrs. Walter P. Sheppard

Mrs. Walter P. Sheppard, 85, nee Barbara Daly of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, at 3 p.m., in the chapel at Schaetter Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends before the service, from 2-3 p.m.

Interment of her cremains will take place at a later date.

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

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
02
Oct

Clinton F. Smyers

Clinton F. Smyers, 95, of Kerrville, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.

Services are pending.

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

A complete obituary will follow.

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