Obituaries

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May

Wilbur Arndt (Bill) Wagner


WILBUR ARNDT (BILL) WAGNER

Wilbur Arndt (Bill) Wagner, 87, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

A memorial service was held at 4 p.m., Friday, May 8, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with hospice chaplain Al Campbell officiating.

Visitation was held beforehand.
Wagner was born Dec. 31, 1927, in McIntosh County, North Dakota, the son of Ben and Katherine Wagner. He married Lonita Schlaudt on Jan. 11, 1951, and she survives.

Wagner was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1945-1946, as well as a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving from 1948-1957.

For many years, he owned and operated Bill’s Ice House, which was located on West Main Street at the site of the current JEK’s West.

In addition to his wife, Wagner is survived by four sons, one daughter and spouses, including Keith and Vickie Wagner, of Plano; Barry and Maureen Wagner, Fredericksburg; Lynette Sralla, San Antonio; Ron Wagner, Fredericksburg, and Kevin Wagner, Dallas.

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May

Funeral service announcements

Information on funerals that occur after May 6 will appear under this heading.

 

ALEX RICHARD GROTE JR.

Alex Richard Grote Jr., 94, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, May 8, 2015, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m., Monday, May 11.

Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 12, at Capital Memorial Park Cemetery, Pflugerville.

Memorials may be made to the Golden Hub/Meals on Wheels, Hill Country Memorial Hospice, Willow City Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department or to the charity of choice.

 

CLAYTON LOUIS ECKHARDT

Clayton Louis Eckhardt, 79, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, at Windcrest Nursing and Rehab Center.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 14, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Wed
06
May

Mrs. Charles R. Becker

Mrs. Charles R. Becker, 86, nee Norma Mae Hanson, of Ingram and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, May 2, 2015.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., today, Wednesday, May 6, at Memorial Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Ann I. Hoch officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Mrs. Becker was born Aug. 22, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Harry Hanson and Lenora Aldrich Hanson. She married Charles Robert Becker on Aug. 27, 1949, in East St. Louis, Illinois. He preceded her in death.

In addition to being a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church, Mrs. Becker belonged to the Vereins Quilt Guild and the Hill Country Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

Mrs. Becker is survived by two sons, one daughter and spouses, including Greg and Tia Becker, of Reeds Spring, Missouri; Susan and Rick Johnson, Ingram, and Tom and Beckie Becker, Carrollton.

Wed
06
May

Joseph T. (Joe) Bradford Jr.

Joseph T. (Joe) Bradford Jr., 65, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at TriStar Nursing and Rehab Center.

A celebration of his life was held at 5 p.m., Thursday, April 30, at the VFW Hall.

Bradford was born Jan. 29, 1950, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Joseph Thomas Bradford Sr. and Mary Alice Cavness Bradford.

He is survived by one brother, Jack Bradford of California.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Wed
06
May

Linda Ann Carlisle

Linda Ann Carlisle, 57, nee Boerum, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, April 23, 2015.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

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

Ms. Carlisle was born April 30, 1957, in Norwalk, Connecticut, the daughter of Chester Boerum and Shirley Searles Boerum.

She is survived by five children, including A.J. Lujano, of Austin; Gregg Scott, Leander; Vanessa Stenulson and her husband, Aaron, Austin; Zachary Carlisle and Emily Carlisle, both of Fredericksburg.

Survivors also include two brothers and sisters-in-law, Mark and Sharon Boerum and Tom and Linda Boerum, all of California.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

Wed
06
May

Freda Davis Doran


FREDA DAVIS DORAN

Freda Davis Doran, 74, of Kingwood and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Monday, April 13, 2015.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 2, in the chapel at Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Ms. Doran was born Dec. 22, 1940, the daughter of Stokes Davis and Lois Roberson Davis. She married Donald Doran.

A 1959 graduate of Galena Park High School, Ms. Doran worked in the Houston area for a number of years, moving to Fredericksburg in the 1980’s.

At age 46, she entered nursing school and graduated as a licensed vocational nurse.

She worked and lived in Fredericksburg for many years before retiring to the Houston area.

Ms. Doran is survived by a daughter, Valerie Doran Cadden and her husband, Michael Dyer; two grandchildren; one brother, Joe Davis, and one sister, Ida Catherine Hester.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Bobby Davis.

Wed
06
May

John (Skip) McCaffrey

John (Skip) McCaffrey (USA, ret.), 77, of Luckenbach, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date with interment at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date, as well.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
06
May

Joachim Clemens (J.C.) Moellendorf

Joachim Clemens (J.C.) Moellendorf, 86, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, May 2, 2015.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held Wednesday, May 6, from 4-8 p.m., and Thursday, May 7, from 7-9:45 a.m.

A vigil service will be held at 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 6, at the funeral chapel.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 7, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Graveside services with military honors and entombment will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s School Help a Student, Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.

Wed
06
May

Judy Tucker Pahl


JUDY TUCKER PAHL

Judy Tucker Pahl, 72, of San Antonio, died Monday, April 13, 2015.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 24, at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home in San Antonio with interment following at Mission North Cemetery.

Visitation was held Thursday evening, April 23, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Pahl was born July 6, 1942, in Austin, the daughter of Ovid Earl Tucker and Waunita Tucker. She married Tom Pahl on Nov. 27, 1971, and he survives.

Mrs. Pahl was a graduate of Stephen F. Austin High School and the University of Texas at Austin where she was an active member of Gamma Phi Beta.

She spent many years in the medical field as a medical technologist until her children were born.

Her second career was as a substitute teacher for Stevenson Middle School and O’Connor High School.

Wed
06
May

Mrs. John W. Slaton

Mrs. John W. Slaton, 61, nee Karen Humfress of Fredericksburg, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at Tri Star Nursing and Rehab Center.

A memorial service is planned at a later date.

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

Mrs. Slaton was born Feb. 7, 1954, in Fikeston, Missouri.

She married John Slaton, who survives.

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