Obituaries

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Funeral Service Announcements

Information on funerals that occur after Aug. 14 will appear under this heading.

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Chrysa Kay Wagenfehr Bratz


CHRYSA KAY WAGENFEHR BRATZ

Chrysa Kay Wagenfehr Bratz, 45, of LaVernia, died Friday, July 26, 2013, in San Antonio.

Funeral services were held July 31 at 10 a.m. in St. Ann’s Catholic Church in LaVernia with the Rev. Stanislaw Fiuk and Rev. Norman Ermis of St. Margaret Mary’s Church officiating. A rosary service was held on July 30 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church.

Interment followed in the Concrete Cemetery in LaVernia.

Mrs. Bratz was born Oct. 27, 1967, in San Antonio, the daughter of John G. Wagenfehr Jr. and Adeline Viola Weber Wagenfehr. She married Stephen E. Bratz on Oct. 13, 1990, in St. Margaret Mary’s Church in San Antonio, and he survives.

She graduated from Highlands High School and earned a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from St. Mary’s University and a nursing certification through the Baptist School of Nursing.

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Guadalupe Cedillo

Guadalupe Cedillo, 81, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013.

Graveside services and interment were held Monday, Aug. 5, at 10 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery.

Visitation was held prior to the service at Greenwood Cemetery.

Ms. Cedillo was born April 7, 1932, in Hebbronville to Jose and Clara Vela Cedillo.

Survivors include one brother and sister-in-law and two sisters: Alex and Nuevemi Cedillo of Fredericksburg, Mary Mirelez and Rosalinda Sanchez.

Memorials may be made to the charity of choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

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Daniel (Danny) Durst

Daniel (Danny) Durst, 74, of Fredericksburg died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.

The family will greet friends on Thursday, Aug. 15, from 4-7 p.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home where a vigil service will be held at 6 p.m.

A mass of resurrection will be held Friday, Aug. 16, at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Interment of the cremains will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph’s Halle Restoration or the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

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Curtis Freitag


CURTIS FREITAG

Curtis Freitag, 78, of Fredericksburg died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.

Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 9, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home with Minister Harvey Hengst officiating.

Graveside service and interment followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery Mausoleum.

Visitation was held at the funeral home on Thursday evening, Aug. 8.

Freitag was born in Fredericksburg on Jan. 15, 1935, to Emil Herman Freitag and Lena Hulda Weber Freitag. He married Edith Ann Miller on Nov. 10, 1956, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and she survives.

Freitag’s parents operated a service station and grocery store. His father died when he was three, and his mother later married Paul Bergmann and Freitag gained two step-sisters, Lena and Laura.

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James Truett Garrett


JAMES TRUETT GARRETT

James Truett Garrett, 79, of Houston, died Aug. 5, 2013.

Private funeral services will be held at a later date.

Garrett was born Sept. 17, 1933, in Houston, the son of James A. Garrett and Gloria E. Ashorn Garrett.

He was a retired attorney.

Survivors include his siblings, Evelyn Wright of Emmityville, Calif.; Eloise McGinnis of Fredericksburg; Frances Connell of New York, N.Y., and Daniel Garrett of Silver Spring, Md.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, David George Garrett, John Stephen Garrett and Louise Marie Riggs.

Memorials may be made in his memory to Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the Lone Star Legal Aid, 1415 Fannin Street, 3rd Floor, Houston, Texas 77002.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

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Lester A. Grosenbacher

Lester A. Grosenbacher, 88, of Comfort died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Aug. 15, from 6-8 p.m. in Schaetter Funeral Home in Comfort.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 16, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home in Comfort. Graveside services and interment will follow in the Comfort Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Comfort Volunteer Fire Department or the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

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Aug

Robert (Bob) Jones


ROBERT (BOB) JONES

Robert (Bob) Jones, 54, of Corpus Christi died July 26, 2013, in a Corpus Christi hospital.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Aug. 18, at 1 p.m. at Memorial Presbyterian Church in Fredericksburg.

Born in Long Beach, Calif., on Feb. 22, 1959, Jones attended Fredericksburg High School and San Diego Community College.

After serving in the U.S. Navy, he spent his 31-year career in numerous sales and managerial roles in computer, automotive, banking and advertising industries.

He lived in Kerrville, Fredericksburg and Dallas before moving to Corpus Christi in 2011. He joined the Corpus Christi Caller-Times as an acquisition sales representative that same year.

Survivors include a brother, David Jones of Fredericksburg and a foster brother and his wife, Michael and Sully Holman of the Austin area.

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Jim Judd

Gillespie County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Sheriff Jim Judd, 66, of Fredericksburg died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 10 a.m. in Pavilion #1 in Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park.

The family will greet friends from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday prior to the memorial service.

Private interment of the cremains will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Foundation or the charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

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Richard (Dick) Mechem

Richard (Dick) Mechem died July 29, 2013, while visiting in Santa Fe, N.M.

A memorial service was held in Santa Fe.

Memorials may be made in his honor to the Hill Country Community Needs Council.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

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