Obituaries

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Conrad Farnhof


CONRAD FARNHOF

Conrad Farnhof, 82, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, June 15, 2013.

A memorial service was held Wednesday, June 19, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

Farnhof was born March 3, 1933, in Los Angeles, Calif., the son of Edward Conrad Farnhof and Ellie Elisa Jusslia Farnhof. He married Karleen Carlisle on Jan. 7, 1995, in Fredericksburg and she survives.

After graduating from Huntington Park High School in California on June 15, 1950, Farnhof enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served as an air police.

After being discharged in November 1954, Farnhof joined the Fredericksburg Police Department as a patrolman and retired with the rank of sergeant.

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26
Jun

Robert A. Foster


ROBERT A. FOSTER

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Robert A. Foster

October 14, 1934 - June 17, 2013

Robert A. Foster passed away Monday, June 17, 2013, at the age of 78.

Robert was born Oct. 14, 1934, to Ed Foster and Helen Robertson Foster in Electra, Texas. He grew up on the Foster ranch and attended Texas Christian University to study music, and Math and Physics.

He joined the Air Force ROTC program, earned his pilot’s license and enjoyed flying his Seminary friends to their Sunday Morning assignments. He graduated in 1957, worked at General Dynamics in Fort Worth, was commissioned in the U.S. Navy in October 1958, and married Martha Sue Michener in Midland, Texas. He was stationed at Pearl Harbor, assigned to the USS Elkhorn, and USS Maury.

Following his tour in the Navy, Robert worked for Lockheed Space and Missiles in California and General Electric Corp. in California and Houston.

Wed
26
Jun

Dorothy Lee Henderson


DOROTHY HENDERSON

Dorothy Lee Henderson, 89, nee Haberer, of Llano, died Wednes­day, June 19, 2013.

A memorial service was held Monday, June 24, at Waldrope Funeral Chapel in Llano.

Mrs. Henderson was born June 27, 1923, in Uhland, the daughter of William Max Haberer and Louise Marie Reidel Haberer.

She married Morris Henderson on July 25, 1947. He preceded her in death on Jan. 11, 2012.

During World War II, she was employed as a payroll clerk at the Camp Gary Air Base in San Marcos. She later accepted a position at the Internal Revenue Service offices in Austin.

The Hendersons lived at Buda a short time until their move to Llano County in 1948.

She was active with the Llano Home Demonstration Club for over 50 years, and at one time or another, held every office except chairman.

Mrs. Henderson is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Jean Henderson; one sister, Lavernia Eilers; four step-children, and seven step-grandchildren.

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26
Jun

Martin Henry Lindig


MARTIN HENRY LINDIG

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Martin Henry Lindig

May 28, 1929 - June 20, 2013

Martin Henry Lindig was born on May 28, 1929 to Emil and Ida Meckle Lindig at Hye, Texas.  He died at home on June 20, 2013 at the age of 84 years.

He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church, where he was a life member.

He attended the Junction School for the lower grades and graduated from Johnson City High School.

On July 25, 1948, Martin married Mavis Fuchs at the Methodist Church in Johnson City.  They have five children, David and Elizabeth Lindig of Johnson City, Nicky and Trina Lindig of Mancos, CO, Dianne and Ken Becker of Temple, Chris and Karlette Lindig of Johnson City, and Laurie and R.D. Childers of Austin. 

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26
Jun

James Dalton Vollmar


JAMES DALTON VOLLMAR

James Dalton Vollmar, 80, of Buchanan Dam, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

A memorial service was held Saturday, June 22, at 2 p.m. at Putnam Funeral Home in Kingsland. Military honors were accorded by the Highland Lakes Honor Guard.

Private inurnment of the ashes will be held.

Vollmar was born Feb. 8, 1933, in Fredericksburg, the son of Alfred Vollmar and Anita Hilda Gellerman Bankhead Vollmar. He married Nancy Chesher 10 years ago and she survives.

He served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, retiring from the Air Force after 20 years of service.

He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, Bandera Rodeo Association, PGA Association and the NRA.

In addition to his wife, Vollmar is survived by one son, Michael J. Vollmar of Leander; one daughter, Karen D. Vollmar Lawrence of Hutto, and two step-daughters, Keatha A. Brown and Marliese J. Stripling.

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19
Jun

Mrs. Eugene R. Alt

Mrs. Eugene R. Alt, 86, nee Celia Cabezas of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

Funeral services were held Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at Victory Fellowship Church with the Rev. Michael Burdick officiating.

Graveside services and interment were held Tuesday, June 18, at 10:15 a.m. at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to ENLACE Christian Television or to Victory Fellowship Church.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

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19
Jun

Ronald Ray Armstrong


RONALD RAY ARMSTRONG

Ronald Ray Armstrong, 62, of Los Lunas, N.M., and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 10, at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with the Rev. Neal Matthews officiating.

Graveside services with full military honors and interment followed at Der Stadt Friedhof.

Visitation was held Sunday evening and Monday morning at the funeral home.

Armstrong was born March 26, 1951, at Fort Hood, the son of James Armstrong and Helen Rischner Armstrong. His wife, the former Laura Schouw, survives.

Armstrong served in the United States Air Force from March 1979 until November 2002. At the time of his discharge, he had achieved the rank of lieutenant colonel.

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19
Jun

Conrad Farnhof

Conrad Farnhof, 82, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, June 15, 2013.

A memorial service is being held today, Wednesday, June 19, at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

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

A complete obituary will be published next week.

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19
Jun

Robert A. Foster

Robert A. Foster, 78, of Fredericksburg, died Monday, June 17, 2013.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m. at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

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19
Jun

Isidro Gurrola

Isidro Gurrola, 60, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, June 7, 2013, at Peterson Regional Medical Center in Kerrville.

A funeral mass was celebrated Tuesday, June 11, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating.

Interment followed at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation and a vigil service were held Monday evening, June 10.

Gurrola was born June 1, 1953, in Mexico, the son of Lazaro Gurrola and Consuelo Ordaz Gurrola. He married Maria Neri who preceded him in death.

He is survived by four daughters, one son and spouses, including Juan and Concepcion Gurrola of Kerrville, and Maria C. Gurrola and Ruben Ramirez, Maria C. and Felipe Neri, and Rocio Gurrola and Antonio Neri, and Maria and Erick Turniel, all of Fredericksburg

Survivors also include 21 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and his father, Lazaro Gurrola of Mexico.

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