Obituaries

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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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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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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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Jun

Henry Louis Herbort


HENRY LOUIS HERBORT

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Henry Louis Herbort

July 23, 1934 - June 8, 2013

Henry Louis Herbort, of Fredericksburg, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at the age of 78.

Henry Louis was born on July 23, 1934 in Gillespie County, Texas to Orwin and Wolga Moellering Herbort.

He married Dorothy Ann Birck on April 10, 1955 in Holy Ghost Lutheran Church, Fredericksburg and she survives.

Over the years, Henry Louis worked in the road construction field, including at Allen Keller Construction Company and also at Gold Sand and Gravel.

Later on, he devoted full time to farming and ranching. He was a true outdoorsman and loved the land and his cattle.

In addition to his wife, Henry Louis is survived by two sons and spouses: Dean and Julie Herbort of Fredericksburg and Duane and Dovie Herbort of San Antonio.

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Jun

Esperanza M. Holford

A celebration of life for Esperanza M. Holford, who died May 6, 2013, will be held Wednesday, July 3, from 3-5 p.m. at the Post Oak School House, located on FM 2721, in Blanco County.

A complete obituary was published in the May 15 edition of the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post.

Arrangements were under the direction of Crofts Funeral Home of Johnson City.

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19
Jun

Kenneth (Ken) C. Kuhlmann


KEN KUHLMANN

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Kenneth (Ken) C. Kuhlmann

February 10, 1932 - June 2, 2013

Kenneth (Ken) C. Kuhlmann, SMSgt USAF (Ret), was born in Fredericksburg, Texas on Feb. 10, 1932 and died June 2, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Wanda Kuhlmann, and a granddaughter, Clarissa Kuhlmann. 

A distinguished 22-year Air Force veteran, Ken served in Guam, Okinawa, Greenland, Turkey and Thailand. In addition to nine tours of duty at bases in the states, he also served as an AF Recruiter.

After retiring from the military he served as a Department Manager for Sides Supply, the Amana distributor for south Texas; retiring after 20 years.

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Jun

Walton A. Langehennig


WALTON A. LANGEHENNIG

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Walton A. Langehennig

October 26, 1922 June 7, 2013

Walton A. Langehennig, known by all as Wally, passed peacefully, surrounded by his family June 7, 2013 at the age of 90.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Verena E. Stehling Langehennig; his four daughters, Janet Jendrzey, Jeanne Borlinghaus (Roger), Diane Mudd (Mike), and Julie Schreiner (Ron); five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Kermit Langehennig (Billi Ann). He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Regina (Thiele) Langehennig and brothers, Victor, Andrew and Oliver.

He was born on Oct. 26, 1922 in Fredericksburg, Texas and grew up there.

Wally served his country in the Army Air Corp June 25, 1943 to Feb. 25, 1946. He retired from Kelly Air Base in San Antonio in 1980 after 38 years of civil service.

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Jun

Carol Lee Burgess Lea


CAROL LEE BURGESS LEA

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Carol Lee Burgess Lea

October 30, 1932 ~ June 12, 2013

Carol Lee Burgess Lea, 80, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at a local medical center in Abilene.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 15, at Beltway Park Baptist Church in Abilene, with Pastor David McQueen officiating. Burial followed in Elmwood Memorial Park Cemetery directed by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 5701 Hwy 277 South, Abilene.

The family received friends at a visitation from 6-8 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.

Serving as pallbearers were Stephen F. Owen, Austin L. Owen, Michael F. Owen, Rick M. Burgess, Cary A. Burgess, and Joshua H. Carter.  Honorary pallbearer was Ken Burgess.

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