Obituaries

Thu
06
Nov

Funeral service announcements

Information on funerals that occur after Nov. 5 will appear under this heading.

 

JAMES HENRY (JIM) GEORGE

James Henry (Jim) George, 87, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.

A “Celebration of Life” will be held Saturday, Nov. 22, from 11 a.m.-12 noon, at Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

Private interment is planned.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice or to Heart to Heart Hospice, 12929 Gulf Freeway, #300, Houston, TX 77034.

 

ROBERT (BOB) OBERHELMAN

Robert (Bob) Oberhelman, 87, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.

A rosary service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 17, at the Marienkirche, followed by a funeral mass at 11 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

A private burial will be held at a later date.

Wed
05
Nov

Mrs. Guadalupe Albiter


MRS. GUADALUPE ALBITER

Mrs. Guadalupe Albiter, 59, nee Yolanda Medina of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in a San Antonio hospital.

A funeral mass was celebrated Thursday, Oct. 30, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating.

Interment followed at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation and a rosary service led by Deacon Francisco De La Torre were held Wednesday evening, Oct. 29.

Mrs. Albiter was born Sept. 14, 1955, in Mexico, the daughter of Mateo and Hermenejida Bravo Medina. She married Guadalupe Albiter who survives.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Albiter is survived by one son, Emilio Albiter of San Antonio, and two grandchildren.

She is also survived by two sisters and brothers-in-law, Silvia and Joel Albiter and Maria and Zacarias Albiter, all of Fredericksburg.

Wed
05
Nov

Maria M. Cortez

Maria M. Cortez, 67, of Ozona, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m. at the Kerbow Funeral Home Chapel in Sonora with interment following in the Sonora Cemetery.

Mrs. Cortez is survived  by three sons and six daughters, including Julio Galindo of San Angelo; Andrew Cortez, John Manuel Mendez and Elsa Hernandez, all of Fredericksburg; Sylvia Galindo and Dianna Reza, both of Kerrville; Erma Guzman and Irene Espinosa, both of Fort Worth, and Sandra Hernandez of Ennis.

She is also survived by two brothers and two sisters, including Roberto Mendez, Arnoldo Mendez and Juanita Herrera, all of Sonora, and Lydia Hernandez of Fort Worth.

Wed
05
Nov

Mrs. Alton Deike

Mrs. Alton Deike, 75, nee Florine Fay (Renie) Luedke of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.

Funeral services were held today, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church with interment following at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to the charity of choice.

 A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
05
Nov

Mrs. Clifton E. Frantzen

Mrs. Clifton E. Frantzen, 94, nee Adela Bertha Louise Borchers of Boerne, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at Riverview Care in Boerne.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ebensberger-Fisher Funeral Home in Boerne where visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 7, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, at Ebensberger-Fischer Funeral Home in Boerne with interment with military honors following at the Comfort Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Hailey-Marie Frantzen Scholarship Fund at The Master’s College, Office of Advancement, 21726 Placerita Canyon Rd., Box #37, Santa Clarita, CA 91321, or to VFW Post 688, P.O. Box 688, Boerne, TX 78006.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
05
Nov

Mrs. Robert A. Grinslade


MRS. ROBERT A. GRINSLADE

Mrs. Robert A. Grinslade, 66, nee Gail Jean Byrd of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.

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

Private family services will be held.

Mrs. Grinslade was born Sept. 6, 1948, in Maywood, California, the daughter of Dale Byrd and Phyllis Owen Byrd. She married Robert A. Grinslade on Aug. 29, 1970, in Westminster, California, and he survives.

She worked as a court clerk in Gillespie County.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Grinslade is survived by two daughters, Dena Martinez and Lisa Garcia; three grandchildren, and her mother, Phyllis Byrd.

She preceded in death by her father, Dale Byrd.

Wed
05
Nov

Mrs. William Richard Hahn Jr.

Mrs. William Richard Hahn Jr., 89, nee Jean Althaus of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Windcrest Nursing and Rehab Center.

Funeral services are being held today, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m., in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home, with interment following at Greenwood Cemetery.

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

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
05
Nov

William Cameron Hawkes

William Cameron Hawkes, 84, of St. Petersburg, Florida, and Fredericksburg, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.

Services were held Monday, Nov. 3, at 10 a.m. at Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home in Clearwater, Florida.

Hawkes was born in Evanston, Illinois, and moved with his family to Pinellas County in 1950. He married Elizabeth Stephens who preceded him in death in 2010.

He attended St. Petersburg Junior College before enlisting in the United States Army, serving in Korea until 1954.

Hawkes worked for many years in the sales and service of mobile homes and recreational vehicles in Dunedin. He spent many hours volunteering at All Children’s Hospital and the St. Petersburg YMCA.

Survivors include one sister, Barbara Buck of Crystal Lake, Illinois; his sisters-in-law, Cay Meadows of Fredericksburg, June Bond and Louise Stephens of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Wed
05
Nov

Walter F. Hohmann


WALTER F. HOHMANN

Walter F. Hohmann, 96, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Knopp Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. J. Jason Fry officiating. Judy Hickerson was the organist. Visitation was held beforehand.

Graveside services with military honors and interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Hohmann was born Jan. 28, 1918, in Fredericksburg, the son of Albert Henry Hohmann and Adele Clara Evers Hohmann. He married Irene Baag Braeutigam on April 24, 1999, at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church and she survives.

He was a rancher in the Willow City community and a member of Fredericksburg United Methodist Church.

A 1936 Fredericksburg High School graduate, Hohmann also attended Texas A&M University for one semester and then served in the military during World War II.

For many years, he worked in San Antonio and Fredericksburg.

Mon
03
Nov

Funeral service announcements

Information on funerals that occur after Oct. 29 will appear under this heading.

 

MRS. WILLIAM RICHARD HAHN JR.

Mrs. William Richard Hahn Jr., 89, nee Jean Althaus of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Windcrest Nursing and Rehab Center.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home where the funeral will begin at 1 p.m.

Interment follows at Greenwood Cemetery.

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

 

MRS. ALTON DEIKE

Mrs. Alton Deike, 75, nee Florine Fay (Renie) Luedke of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 5-7 p.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 7:30-8:30 a.m.

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