Obituaries

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Herbert Milton (Bill) Adams Jr.


HERBERT MILTON (BILL) ADAMS JR.

Herbert Milton (Bill) Adams Jr., 85, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Hill Country Memorial Hospital.

No services have been planned.

Adams was born Oct. 16, 1929, in San Antonio, the son of Herbert Milton Adams Sr. and Florence Mina Hulda Durst. He married Peggy Jean Mize in 1950. She preceded him in death in 2013.

A 1948 graduate of Boerne High School, Adams graduated from Chaffey College with an associate’s degree in electronics; Pomona College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and California State University, San Bernardino, with a master’s degree in special education.

The Adams family lived in San Antonio before moving to Copperas Cove and eventually leaving Texas for New Mexico, Massachusetts and eventually California.

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Mrs. Henry Beckmann

Mrs. Henry Beckmann, 93, nee Lottie Stehling, of Stonewall, died Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held today, Wednesday, April 1, from 5-7 p.m., and Thursday, April 2, from 7-9:45 a.m.

A rosary service will begin at 6 p.m., today, Wednesday, April 1, at the funeral chapel.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 2, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with entombment following at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to the Stonewall Volunteer Fire Department, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

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Apr

Mrs. Jerry Beckmann

Mrs. Jerry Beckmann, 70, nee Pamela Jeanne Kinsey, of Llano and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Friday, March 20, 2015.

A memorial service was held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 25, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with the Rev. David Priem officiating.

Visitation was held beforehand.

Mrs. Beckmann was born Aug. 11, 1944, in Peoria, Illinois, the daughter of John Kinsey and Bernita Rowlands Kinsey. She married Jerry Beckmann on Jan. 14, 1983, in Kerrville, and he survives.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Beckmann is survived by one daughter and two sons, including Mike Herbort of Fredericksburg; Jay Herbort, California, and Laralee Barthels and her husband, Rusty, of Fredericksburg.

Survivors also include four grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Diane Kinsey of California, and Sandy Ransleben and her husband, Brian, of Fredericksburg.

Along with her parents, Mrs. Beckmann was preceded in death by a brother, David Kinsey.

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Apr

Mrs. Wilson Autrey Bradley

Mrs. Wilson Autrey Bradley, 88, nee Margaret Jeanette Davis of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 22, 2015.

A memorial service is planned at a later date.

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

A complete obituary will follow.

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01
Apr

Mrs. George Greene


MRS. GEORGE GREENE

Mrs. George Greene, 80, nee Margot Gordon of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Visitation began at 1 p.m. in the funeral chapel.

Private graveside services and interment were held at Greenwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Greene was born Aug. 12, 1934, the daughter of Frank E. Gordon and Esther Massingham Gordon. She married George I. Green on June 6, 1969, in Baytown.

Mrs. Green is survived by six daughters, including Kathy Carroll; Ann Haylock and her husband, Harvey; Nancy Taylor; Cheryl Greene Terry; Sandra Greene Bass, and Dr. Georgeanne Greene.

She is also survived by six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one brother and two sisters.

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

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Apr

Jacob Louis (Skip) Knopp

Jacob Louis (Skip) Knopp, 82, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

A rosary service will be held at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 8, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 8, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Entombment services in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum will take place at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the St. Mary’s School Endowment Fund.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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01
Apr

Mrs. Kenneth Raymond

Mrs. Kenneth Raymond, 94, nee Hazel Irma Barnett, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, at Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, Hill Country Memorial Hospice or to the charity of choice.

A complete obituary will follow.

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01
Apr

Patricia Ann Thiele

Patricia Ann Thiele, 73, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Knopp Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A funeral Mass was celebrated today, Wednesday, April 1, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with interment following in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the St. Mary’s Parish Capital Campaign, Hill Country Community Needs Council or to the charity of choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.

A complete obituary will follow.

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01
Apr

Marilyn Sue Smith Walker


MARILYN SMITH WALKER

Marilyn Sue Smith Walker, 73, of San Antonio, died Thursday, March 19, 2015.

Graveside services and interment were held Tuesday, March 24, at 9 a.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.

Arrangements were under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home in San Antonio where visitation was held Monday evening, March 23.

Mrs. Walker was born Oct. 6, 1941, in Mason, the daughter of Jack and Eloise Smith. She married Stephen Walker on Dec. 28, 1966. He preceded her in death.

She retired from the North East Independent School District where she was the principal’s secretary at Clear Spring Elementary School for almost 20 years.

Prior to that, she volunteered  her time to the various military communities the Walkers lived in from Texas to Germany, from leading her daughters’ Brownie/Girl Scout Troop to serving as the community mayor under Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf while stationed in Mainz, Germany, from 1978-1982.

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Funeral service announcements

Information on funerals that occur after March 25 will appear under this heading.

PATRICIA ANN THIELE

Patricia Ann Thiele, 73, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Knopp Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held Tuesday, March 31, from 5-7 p.m., and Wednesday, April 1, from 7:30-9:45 a.m.

A vigil service will be held Tuesday, March 31, at 6 p.m., at the funeral chapel.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 1, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with interment following at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the St. Mary’s Parish Capital Campaign, Hill Country Community Needs Council or to the charity of choice.

 

MRS. HENRY BECKMANN

Mrs. Henry Beckmann, 93, nee Lottie Stehling, of Stonewall, died Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Fredericksburg Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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