Obituaries

Wed
25
Sep

Lorenzo C. (Lee) Welch


LORENZO C. (LEE) WELCH

Lorenzo C. (Lee) Welch, 44, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, as the result of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Weaver officiating.

Interment of the cremains followed at Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation was held Tuesday morning prior to the funeral.

Welch was born June 10, 1969, in New Braunfels, the son of Leland Welch and Bernice Kramer Welch.

He was a 1988 Fredericksburg High School graduate, and served in the Texas Army National Guard from 1987-1999.

He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include a daughter, Deanna Welch of Liberty; his mother, Bernice Welch of Fredericksburg, and a sister and brother-in-law, Sonya and Randy Rosenbusch of Harper.

Welch was preceded in death by his father.

Wed
25
Sep

Kenneth Ray Wilkinson

Kenneth Ray Wilkinson, 65, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, in an Austin hospital.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 4-7 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 26, from 7-8:15 a.m.

The body will lie in state at Schaetter Funeral Home, until 8:15 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 26, and from 9-10 a.m., at Bethany Lutheran Church where the funeral will begin at 10 a.m.

Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, the Doss Volunteer Fire Department, the American Diabetes Association or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

Wed
18
Sep

Chester David Griggs

Chester David Griggs, 61, of Belton and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m., at Fredericksburg Bible Church.

Memorials may be made to the Ark House, P.O. Box 833656, Richardson, TX  75083.

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

A complete obituary will be published next week.

Wed
18
Sep

Pearl Viola Smith Land

Pearl Viola Smith Land, 85, of Katy and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 19, from 4-9 p.m. at Alamo Funeral Home, 624 N. Alamo, San Antonio, Texas 78215.

Interment will be held Friday, Sept. 20, at 1:30 p.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

Following the interment, a memorial service will be held at St. John Lutheran Church, 502 E. Nueva in San Antonio.

Memorials may be made to Hearing Loss Association of San Antonio, 515 Edgebrook Lane, San Antonio, Texas  78213.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

Wed
18
Sep

John J. Lehman

John J. Lehman, 94, of Fredericksburg and formerly of La Grange, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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

Lehman was born May 10, 1919, in Bradford, Penn., the son of George Joseph Lehman and Theresa Ledden Lehman. He married Margaret Bach on May 5, 1945. She preceded him in death.

During World War II, Lehman was a lieutenant in the United States Navy.

He was a chemical engineer and retired as vice-president of sales with Koch Industries.

He is survived by two daughters, two sons and spouses, including Elizabeth and Al Napier and Jeff and Lori Lehman, all of Fredericksburg; Jim Lehman of Las Cruces, N.M., and Kathi and Kelly Toombs of Prairie Village, Kan.; six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Wed
18
Sep

John Henry Newsom

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

Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where a memorial service was held today, Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m.

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

A complete obituary will be published next week.

Wed
18
Sep

Joyce Marie O’Rear

Joyce Marie O’Rear, 72, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.

A memorial service is planned at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Tom Cole and Joyce O’Rear Scholarship Fund, Amarillo College, P.O. Box 447, Amarillo, Texas 79105-9973 or to the charity of choice.

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

A complete obituary will be published in a later issue.

Wed
18
Sep

Lorenzo C. (Lee) Welch

Lorenzo C. (Lee) Welch, 44, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, as the result of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with interment of the cremains following at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Knights of Columbus or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

 

Wed
11
Sep

Funeral Service Announcements

Information on funerals that occur after Sept. 11 will appear under this heading.

 

PEARL BURKETT

Pearl Wilhelmina Schwethelm Burkett, 97, of Kerrville, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, at 9 a.m., at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Kerrville.

Interment at Garden of Memories will be held beforehand on Friday, Sept. 13.

Memorials may be made to the Hill Country Youth Ranch or to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

Wed
11
Sep

Mrs. Randal (Paula) Johnson

Mrs. Randal (Paula) Johnson, 61, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 12, from 4-7 p.m.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m., at Fredericksburg Funeral Home Chapel, with interment following at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hill Country Memorial Hospice, the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

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