Obituaries

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May

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.

Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m., Thursday, in the funeral chapel.

Interment will follow at St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery at Cave Creek.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
13
May

Reba Sue Hudnall Eddins

Reba Sue Hudnall Eddins, 89, of Silver Spring, Maryland and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Friday, May 8, 2015.

Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 16, in the Johnson City Masonic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

Wed
13
May

Andrea Carrillo Estrada

ANDREA CARRILLO ESTRADA

Andrea Carrillo Estrada, 79, of Fredericksburg and Austin, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at TriStar Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A memorial service is planned at a later date.

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

Mrs. Estrada was born June 1, 1935, in Austin, the daughter of Artero and Julia Carrillo.

She is survived by her daughter, Adrianna Estrada Hill, and two grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Estrada was preceded in death by one son, Mark E. Jimenez; twin sister, Guadalupe C. (Lupe) Limon, and three brothers, Miguel Carrillo, Lucas Carrillo and Albert Carrillo.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Wed
13
May

Dorothy Nell Futrell Peoples

DOROTHY NELL PEOPLES

Dorothy Nell Futrell Peoples, 92, of Fredericksburg and formerly of Rockwall, died Thursday, May 7, 2015.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 12, at Rest Haven Funeral Home in Rockwall, with interment following at the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

Mrs. Peoples was born Nov. 13, 1922, in Forney, the daughter of Joseph Wiley Futrell and Lois Mabel Futrell.

After attending Heath elementary schools, she graduated from Forney High School in 1939.

During WWII, she trained as a Red Cross volunteer nurse at St. Paul Hospital in Dallas and was then deployed to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where she cared for wounded soldiers. For her service, she is included in the Women in Military Service Memorial in Washington, DC.

She then began a career, in Rockwall, working for the State of Texas in the Department of Human Resources, where she retired after 30 years of service.

Wed
13
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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07
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.

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