Obituaries

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Carlton James Jung

CARLTON JAMES JUNG

Carlton James Jung, 65, of Kerrville and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in San Antonio.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 19, at Mission Park South Funeral Home in San Antonio, with interment following at Mission Park South Cemetery.

Jung was born Feb. 21, 1950, the son of Erwin Jung Sr. and Florene Walter Jung. His wife, Martha, survives.

Years ago, Jung worked for Stein Lumber Company. Later, he worked for Main Linen Company that was eventually bought out by Cintas and then, Martin Linen.

In addition to his wife, Jung is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy and Cathrine Jung of Johnson City, and Jason and Kristy Jung of Uvalde, and three step-children, Manual, Flavio and Paola.

He is also survived by two granddaughters and two step-grandchildren.

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Sep

Mrs. Kurt Kuhlmann

Mrs. Kurt Kuhlmann, 84, nee Viola Estella Ellebracht of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, at Holy Ghost Lutheran Church.

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

Graveside services will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery Chapel.

Memorials may be made to the Holy Ghost Lutheran Church Building Fund, Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
30
Sep

Willie B. Smith Jr.

WILLIE B. SMITH JR.

Willie B. Smith Jr., 89, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home with the Rev. D.G. McCoury officiating.

Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Smith was born Nov. 10, 1925, in Port Arthur, the son of Willie B. Smith Sr. and Violet M. Brown Smith. He married Margaret G. Welge on July 24, 1948, in New Braunfels. She preceded him in death on Aug. 7, 2009.

A United States Navy veteran, Smith served in the South Pacific during World War II and was aboard the battleship USS Mount McKinley.

He was reactivated during the Korean War and served aboard an LST. After the Korean War, he served in the Naval Reserve until the mid-1960’s.

Smith was a graduate of Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth and served as pastor for at least four churches and often served as a supply pastor at others.

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30
Sep

Mrs. Fred Stehling

MRS. FRED STEHLING

Mrs. Fred Stehling, 66, nee Shirley Ann Rust of Comfort, died Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the Comfort Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Holt officiating.

Interment followed in the Comfort Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home of Comfort where visitation was held Tuesday evening, Sept. 22.

Mrs. Stehling was born Sept. 5, 1949, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of Max Rust and Lydia Seewald Rust. She married Fred Stehling on June 15, 1974, in Fredericksburg, and he survives.

Mrs. Stehling started working in the Kendall County District Clerk’s office in 1969. She served her first term as district clerk in 1982 and retired from that position in March of 2009.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Stehling is survived by a sister, Betty Schladoer, and a brother and sister-in-law, Leonard and Carol Rust, all of Comfort.

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30
Sep

Jon (Randy) Thompson

Jon (Randy) Thompson, 65, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service was held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church.

Graveside services and interment of the cremains is planned at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Randy Thompson Scholarship Fund through the Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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24
Sep

Funeral service announcements

Information on funerals that occur after Sept. 23 will appear under this heading.

JON (RANDY) THOMPSON

Jon (Randy) Thompson, 65, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m., at the church.

Graveside services and interment of the cremains is planned at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Randy Thompson Scholarship Fund through the Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

 

MRS. JIM FAUGHT

Mrs. Jim Faught, 85, nee Vernell E. Itz, of Doss, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25.

Wed
23
Sep

William J. Alexander

William J. Alexander, 91, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.

A private burial service was held under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the ASPCA or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
23
Sep

Elsie Heimer Biesenbach

ELSIE HEIMER BIESENBACH

Elsie Heimer Biesenbach, 79, of Bulverde, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bulverde, with interment following in the church cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Zoeller Funeral Home of New Braunfels where visitation was held Tuesday evening, Sept. 15.

Mrs. Biesenbach was born Dec. 31, 1935, the daughter of Alvin Heimer and Elsie Moehrig Heimer and grew up in Bulverde. She married Charlie Biesenbach on Nov. 24, 1955. He preceded her in death in March 2012.

She is survived by three sons, two daughters and spouses, including Calvin Biesenbach, of Bulverde; Marcia and Ron Deike, Boerne; Jerry and Joni Biesenbach, Stonewall; David and Jaime Biesenbach, Spring Branch, and Marlene True and her husband, Derence Fivehouse of Edenton, North Carolina.

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Sep

Mrs. Raymond L. Cannon

Mrs. Raymond L. Cannon, 84, nee Elaine Hamelstein Gibbs, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2015.

Graveside services and interment will be held at 3 p.m., today, Wednesday, Sept. 23, in the Comfort Cemetery in Comfort.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
23
Sep

Mrs. Donald Dittmar

DOROTHY (DOT) DITTMAR

Mrs. Donald Dittmar, 74, nee Dorothy Jean (Dot) Gresham, of Plano and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 18, at Zion Lutheran Church with the Rev. Rick Hartmann officiating.

Inurnment of the ashes at Greenwood Cemetery took place before the memorial service.

Mrs. Dittmar was born Dec. 3, 1940, in Greenville, South Carolina, the daughter of Byron Theodore Gresham and Martha Ann McDonald Gresham. She married Donald Dean Dittmar on April 8, 1961. He preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 1991.

Mrs. Dittmar was active in the community and her church, Zion Lutheran, where she served on the church council, taught Sunday school and Vacation Bible School, was an officer in the Women of the Church, chaired the Evangelism Committee for many years and was an offering teller. She was a Stephen Minister and also a volunteer for Little Lambs.

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