Obituaries

Wed
02
Apr

Carolyn Anne Guynes Shaw

Carolyn Anne Guynes Shaw, 79, of Houston and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Los Angeles, Calif.

A memorial service will be held Monday, April 7, at 1:30 p.m., at Joseph J. Earthman Generations, 234 Westcott St., Houston.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
02
Apr

Dorthy Ann Ransom Thomas


DORTHY ANN THOMAS

Dorthy Ann Ransom Thomas, 89, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Austin.

Funeral services were held Thursday, March 27, at 2 p.m. at Ramsey Funeral Home, Georgetown, with interment following in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Georgetown.

Mrs. Thomas was born Dec. 31, 1924, in Richland Springs, the daughter of Sloan and Etoil Ransom. She married Ray Thomas Sr. on May 8, 1943. He preceded her in death.

She grew up at Richland Springs and San Saba before moving to Georgetown when she was a teenager.

Mrs. Thomas spent many years as the assistant to the president of Southwestern University in Georgetown.

After retiring, she worked part-time at Georgetown Candle Factory for a few more years. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

She was a current resident of Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Tue
01
Apr

Funeral service announcements

Information on funerals that occur after March 26 will appear under this heading.

 

MRS. CLARENCE A. DURST

Mrs. Clarence A. Durst, 89, nee Lola Mae Beck of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 1, from 4-6 p.m., and Wednesday, April 2, from 7 a.m.-2 p.m., in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 2, at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with interment following at Greenwood Cemetery.

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

A complete obituary will follow.

 

MRS. ROLAND BONN

Mrs. Roland Chester Bonn, 88, nee Vera Henke of Fredericksburg, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Knopp Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Wed
26
Mar

Albert J. (Jack) Avant

Albert J. (Jack) Avant, 88, of San Antonio, died Monday, March 24, 2014.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 27, at 10 a.m., at Bethany Lutheran Church with interment following at Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday, from 9-10 a.m., at the church.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Bethany Lutheran Church or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
26
Mar

Florence Saltzman Bailey

Florence Saltzman Bailey, 89, of Peculiar, Mo., died Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

Graveside services and interment will be held Saturday, March 29, at 10:30 a.m., at Greenwood Cemetery in Fredericksburg.

Arrangements are under the direction of Dickey Funeral Home of Harrisonville, Mo.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
26
Mar

Bradford (Brad) Baker

Bradford (Brad) Baker, 58, of Ingram, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 29, at 2 p.m. at 1000 Hills Cowboy Church in Kerrville.

Memorials may be made to the Brad Baker Memorial Fund Account at Security State Bank & Trust.

Arrangements are under the direction of Grimes Funeral Chapels of Kerrville.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
26
Mar

Ronald Glen Elliott

Ronald Glen Elliott, 76, of Stonewall, died Saturday, March 22, 2014.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 24, at 4 p.m. at the Stonewall Baptist Church with interment following in the Stonewall Community Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Parkinson Disease Association or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
26
Mar

Manuel S. Gonzalez


MANUEL S. GONZALEZ

Manuel S. Gonzalez, 81, of Runge, died Friday, March 21, 2014.

A funeral mass was celebrated Monday, March 24, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Runge with interment following in the Runge Latin American Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Finch Funeral Chapel of Runge were visitation and rosary service were held Sunday evening, March 23.

Gonzalez was born Jan. 31, 1933, in Hebbronville, the son of Danaciano Gonzalez and Francisca Sedio Gonzalez. His wife, Clemencia, survives.

In addition to his wife, Gonzalez is survived by the following children and spouses: Esmeralda and Rojelio Sanchez of Fredericksburg, Manuel and Becky Gonzalez of Eden, Rudy Gonzalez of Runge, Sylvia and Andy Segura of Karnes City, Del Gonzalez of Kenedy, and Isabel and Tony Casillas of Charco.

Survivors also include 18 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Wed
26
Mar

Lyla Fay Horlen Harmon


LYLA FAY HORLEN HARMON

Lyla Fay Horlen Harmon, 84, of Shawnee, Okla., and formerly of Willow City, died Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 26, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with the Rev. Danielle Knapp officiating.

Interment followed in the Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation was held Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning at the funeral chapel.

Mrs. Harmon was born Feb. 13, 1930, the daughter of Emil and Mae Horlen of Willow City.

A 1946 Fredericksburg High School graduate, she graduated from Southwest Texas State University with a degree in home economics.

On Feb. 3, 1951, she married Eugene Sherman.

She taught at Comfort High School, worked for the state department and the dietary department at Boulevard Hospital in Fort Worth, and about 15 years as an assistant dietician and senior dietary supervisor at Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla.

Wed
26
Mar

Robert Klimple


ROBERT KLIMPLE

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

Funeral services were held Thursday, March 20, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Burdick officiating.

Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation was held Wednesday evening, March 19, at the funeral chapel.

Klimple was born May 16, 1935, in Columbus, the son of Fred Klimple and Minnie Vogel Klimple. He married Ruth Loomis on April 9, 1955, in Wharton, and she survives.

In addition to his wife, Klimple is survived by one son, four daughters and spouses, including Curtis and Larie Klimple of Johnson City; Teresa Burrer, Linda and Richard Neffendorf III and Lisa and Heath Petsch, all of Fredericksburg, and Sabrina and Adrian Cook of Stonewall.

Survivors also include 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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