Obituaries

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02
Jul

Celia Cabezas Alt


CELIA CABEZAS ALT

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Celia Cabezas Alt

June 8, 1927 - June 11, 2013

Celia Cabezas Alt of Fredericksburg, Texas died Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

Her life was celebrated on Saturday, June 15 at Victory Fellowship with Rev. Michael Burdick officiating. Graveside services and interment were held Tuesday, June 18 at the DFW National Cemetery.

Celia Cabezas Alt was born June 8, 1927 in San Jose, Costa Rica, the daughter of Ulises and Juanita Lopez de Cabezas.

She married Lt. Col. Eugene R. Alt on July 11, 1959 in New York. They were married for 41 years. He preceded her to heaven on Jan. 13, 2001.

Tue
02
Jul

Sharon Louise Campbell


SHARON LOUISE CAMPBELL

Sharon Louise Campbell, 56, nee Walls, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, June 27, 2013.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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

Ms. Campbell was born Dec. 25, 1956, in San Antonio, the daughter of Walter Leo Walls Sr. and Betty Louise Moss Walls.

She is survived by her mother, Betty Moss Semmler of Fredericksburg; one daughter, two sons and spouses, including Christina Sonstegard of Comfort; Robert Campbell and Jennie Candelario of Bedford, and Curtis Sonstegard of Brownwood, and eight grandchildren.

Survivors also include two brothers and sisters-in-law, Walter and Gay Lynn Walls Jr. of Fredericksburg and John Curtis and Carol Walls of San Antonio.

She is also survived by two step-brothers and spouses, Jim and Trudy Semmler of Baird, and Steve and Thelma Semmler of Del Rio.

Ms. Campbell was preceded in death by her father.

Tue
02
Jul

Mrs. Norman L. (Chris) Christian Sr.

Mrs. Norman L. (Chris) Christian Sr., 73, nee Fayejean (Jeannie) Cronenberg of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, June 29, 2013.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 2, at 10 a.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church with interment following in the Greenwood Cemetery.

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

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

Tue
02
Jul

Elnor Dane Dull


ELNOR DULL

Elnor Dane Dull, 89, nee White, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 1, at 10 a.m. at Cokesbury United Methodist Church in Houston with Dr. Darrell Coats officiating. Visitation was held beforehand.

Graveside services and interment followed Monday afternoon at the Dew Community Cemetery in Teague with the Rev. Carl Clark officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

Ms. Dull was born April 6, 1924, in Dew, the daughter of Adolphous H. White Jr. and Coy Dee Hughes White.

She was a school teacher for 40 years, 38 of which were in the Houston Independent School District.

Ms. Dull is survived by one daughter, two sons and spouses, including Debby and Ken Messinger of Fredericksburg; David Dull and Sylvie Trepanies of Toronto, Canada, and John and Linda Dull of Pasadena.

Tue
02
Jul

David Charles Meurer

David Charles Meurer, 24, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, as the result of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident.

A memorial service will be held Monday, July 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the KD Ranch.

Memorials may be made to the Meurer family, 32 Beyer Rd., Fredericksburg, TX 78624 or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

Tue
02
Jul

Janet Morgan

Janet Morgan, 59, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, June 27, 2013.

A memorial service is planned at a later date.

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

Memorials may be made to M.D. Anderson Children’s Hospital or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

Tue
02
Jul

Dale Priour

Dale Priour, 91, of Ingram, died Sunday, June 30, 2013.

A memorial service will be held Friday, July 5, at 10 a.m. at Grimes Funeral Chapels in Kerrville with interment following at Nichols Cemetery, near Ingram.

Memorials may be made to the Hill Country Youth Ranch at Ingram.

A complete obituary will be published next week.

Tue
02
Jul

Joe Thaddeus Robertson


JOE THADDEUS ROBERTSON

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Joe Thaddeus Robertson

March 13, 1921 - June 17, 2013

Joe Thaddeus Robertson, 92, of Austin, Texas, passed away at home, June 17, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.

Joe was born on March 13, 1921 in Santa Anna, Texas to Juanita Hunter and Joseph William Robertson. He spent his earliest years in Waco, and moved to Austin after elementary school. He graduated from Austin High School in 1938. As a youth he was active in the Order of DeMolay, achieving rank of Chevalier for his outstanding service.

He attended college at the University of Texas, obtaining a bachelor of business administration degree after returning from military service. He subsequently entered the University of Texas Law School, where he graduated with a JD degree. Joe was active in the practice of law and was a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Travis County Bar Association. 

Wed
26
Jun

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.

Wed
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.

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