Theodore John (TJ) Oehler


Theodore John (TJ) Oehler, 91, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at Knopp Memory Care.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at First Baptist Church with Gary Covin officiating. Linda Thomas was the organist.

Interment followed at Der Stadt Friedhof.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation was held Friday evening, Oct. 4.

Oehler was born Dec. 9, 1927, in Kerr County, the son of Theodore Oehler and Dorothea Rahe Oehler. He married Vernell Treibs on July 8, 1958, in Fredericksburg, and she survives.

In addition to his wife, Oehler is survived by one daughter, two sons and spouses, including Rachel and Louis Hall of Bangs, Samuel and Melissa Oehler of Dripping Springs and Andrew and Jeni Oehler of Houston.

Survivors also include eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Oehler was preceded in death by his parents, as well as six brothers and seven sisters, including Herbie Oehler, Herman Oehler, Edgar Oehler, Chester Oehler, Carl Oehler, David Oehler, Lena Kothmann, Laura Bailey, Alma Land, Clara Albert, Dorothy Webb, Margaret Hood and Lorene Henderson

Pallbearers included Andrew Oehler, Branden Oehler, Samuel Oehler, Daniel Hall, Timothy Hall and Dennis Michael Land.

Memorials may be made to the Hill Country Youth Ranch, First Baptist Church or the charity of choice.