Winston J. (Sy) Simonsen, 84, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.
Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church with the Reverends Casey Zesch, Travis Meier, Elliot Pancoast and Richard Wagner officiating.
Marjorie Ottmers was the organist; Bill Smallwood, trumpeter; Tyler Simonsen and Kathleen Rae, the vocalists and Brent Carr, guitarist.
Interment followed at Greenwood Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation was held Thursday evening, Nov. 7.
Simonsen was born Jan. 30, 1929, in Kimballton, Iowa, the son of Arthur Simonsen and Margaret Jersild Simonsen. His family moved to Texas when he was three years old.
After graduating from Stephen F. Austin High School in Austin, he enrolled at the University of Texas, and while there, joined the United States Air Force.