- Fritz Quade Jaehne
- Eleanor Scheffer Tielke
- Carl Edward “Boogie” Kolwes
- Barbara J. Schwartz
- Felix Meyer Jr.
- Verlien Kolwes
- Sue Ellen (Terry) Markos
- Barney Fred Meyer
- Elizabeth Kendrick Remmert
- Marilyn Lillian (Gaskamp) Bentke
- Berry L. Ganske
- Lillie Emma Schultz Hohlt
- Kenneth Franklin Williamson
- Sanford Schmid
- William Odell Stein
- Grace Muriel (Breitkreutz) Conklin
- Henry Walter Hughes, III
- Benjamin (Ben) Hajovsky
- Leon Eugene Konieczny
- Phyllis Sue (Shelburne) Hensen
- Glenn Allen Jaster
- Eugene Thielemann
- Mabel Fay Wiecker
- Betty Sue Monk Shiflett
- Michael Przyborski, Sr.
- Merri Sue Kluck
- Eleanor Pearl (Schwartz) Gaskamp
- Earl James Nitsch
- Germania Janie Krolczyk
- Arthur Fuelberg
- Nancy Chadwick Munroe
Fritz Quade Jaehne
Fritz Quade Jaehne, 75, of Brenham, husband of Diane Kettler Jaehne, died March 20, 2018, at Baylor Scott and White Hospital in College Station. The funeral service for Fritz Jaehne will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 24 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of William Penn with Pastor Mark Moldenhauer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, March 23 at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include his wife, Diane Jaehne of Brenham; son and daughter-in-law, Don and Allison Jaehne of Shiner; daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Mark Andrejczak of Brenham; grandchildren, DJ Jaehne and special friend Alexis Rainosek, Allan Jaehne, Haley Andrejczak, Joshua Andrejczak, William Andrejczak and Aiden Andrejczak; brother-in-law, Calvin Braun and special friend Doris Koehne; sister-in-law, Beverly Jaehne; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Doris and Delwin Gaskamp; nephews and nieces, Elan and Dedra Braun, Kase and Dora Braun, Diedra and Brent Centilli, Cindy and Bradley Schomburg, and Lori and Chad Schramme. Special family members include Ruby Read, Debbie Lehrmann, JoAnn and Kevin Koehn, Alyssa and Louis Eswood, and Kayla and Luis Velasquez. Funeral arrangements for Fritz Jaehne are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main St., Brenham, TX 77833, 979-836-4564. To post a tribute to the family, visit: www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Eleanor Scheffer Tielke
Eleanor Scheffer Tielke, age 93, passed away on March 13, 2018. Eleanor is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law: Patsy and Rayburn Klussmann, Judy and Ernie Weatherby and Cheryl and Jay Alexander. She is also survived by eight grandchildren: Jennie Krause and husband Kyle, Tina Meyer and husband Bryan, Destre Koehl and husband Blaine, Lance Weatherby and wife Kim, Kristen Kestler and husband Bryan, Melanie Baker and husband John David, Jess Alexander and wife Ashley and Jenalee Alexander. Also, fourteen great grandchildren: Kaylin Lawrence and husband Brandon, Kullen Krause, Riley, Raeben and Ellie Meyer, Braylee, Breyson and Barnes Koehl, Elizabeth and Ethan Weatherby, Conner and Kamryn Kestler, Dylan and Kylie Baker: step great grandsons; Brandon, Drew and Zachry Horne; brother, Edward Scheffer, sister, Mae Thielemann, brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Melvin and Willie Mae Tielke, Viola Fuchs, Caroline Macik, Marje Janacek, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Tielke, daughter Connie Kay Tielke, parents Charles and Henrietta Scheffer, father-in-law and mother-in-law Willie and Minnie Tielke, granddaughter Malet Markwardt Weatherby, brother and sister-in-law Arthur and Gladys Scheffer, sister and brother-in-law Minnie and Alvin Scurlock, sister-in-law Carrie Scheffer, brother-in-law Eugene Thielemann, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Lee Roy and Alice Tielke, Ora Lee and Clarence Lamensky, Clarence Fuchs, Frank Macik Jr. and Lony Tielke, nephews James Scheffer, Floyd Scheffer, Gary Scheffer, Troy Tielke, Gary Tielke, and niece Patricia Lamensky. Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday, March 17th, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM. at Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham. Funeral services celebrating the life of Eleanor Scheffer Tielke will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, March 18th, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brenham, 305 West Third St., with Pastor Phil Fenton and Pastor Bri Merkle officiating. Burial will follow at Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham. Funeral arrangements for Eleanor Scheffer Tielke are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Carl Edward “Boogie” Kolwes
Carl Edward “Boogie” Kolwes, age 71 of Brenham, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018. Carl “Boogie” Kolwes is survived by: brother and sister-in-law William Charles and Norma Kolwes of Missouri City, TX; sisters and brothers-in-law Carol Sue and Dalton Krueger of League City, TX, Jean Evelyn and Monte Warmke, Sandra Kay and Aubrey Perry; special caretaker for 18 years, Linda Vasquez Engelke all of Brenham. Nephews Keith Kolwes, Chad Warmke, Jeffrey Krueger, Justin Perry; nieces Kerry Mobley (Jeff), Wendy Hupe, Jennifer Mascorro (Edwin), Amber Perry and numerous great nephews, great nieces and cousins. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, March 15 in Brenham Memorial Chapel Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 16 in Christ Lutheran Church with Pastor Mark Groves and Pastor Walt Schindehette officiating. Burial will follow in Prairie Lea Cemetery. Pallbearers are Chad Warmke, Jeffrey Krueger, Justin Perry, Jeff Mobley, Larry Vasquez and Alan Vasquez. Honorary pallbearers are Keith Kolwes and Edwin Mascorro. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Brazos Valley Hospice for their excellent care and also caregivers Aubrey Perry and Larry Vasquez. The family also wishes to extend special thanks to Linda Vasquez Engelke for her dedicated and loyal service to Carl. Those wishing to send memorial gifts are asked to consider Christ Lutheran Church or Hospice Brazos Valley. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX. 979.836.3611 To share tributes visit www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com
Barbara J. Schwartz
Barbara J. Schwartz, 68, of Brenham, wife of Roy Schwartz, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in Brenham. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, March 9 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of William Penn. Rev. Moldenhauer will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Roy Schwartz of Brenham; sons and daughters-in-law, Jamie and Sharon Schwartz of Brenham, and Cody and Kayce Schwartz of Brenham; daughter, Crystal Schwartz of Charleston, S.C.; brothers Carl Randermann of Mt. Pleasant, and David Randermann of College Station; brother and sister-in-law Gary and Marlene Randermann of Brenham; sisters and brothers-in-law Rhetta and Randy Holub of Hockley, Gloria and Frank Caro of Homestead, FL., and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Artie and Karlton Klussmann of Brenham; grandchildren: Gracie Irene, Jolie Renee, Alexis Jean, Benjamin Thomas, and Madeleine Ann Grace. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, August and Hilda Randermann, and a brother, Ralph Randermann. Funeral arrangements for Barbara Jean Randermann Schwartz are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com/.
Felix Meyer Jr.
Felix Meyer Jr., husband of Patricia Tiemann Meyer, passed away at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston on Thursday, March 1, 2018, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. The funeral service is scheduled for Sunday, March 4 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg, with Pastor Denise Seymour officiating. The family will be present at the church at 1 p.m. Sunday to greet relatives and friends. The family will receive friends and relatives on Saturday, March 3 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Chapel at 1306 W. Main in Brenham. Survivors include his wife, Pat Meyer of Brenham; daughters and sons-in-law Tina Ann Burkhead and husband David Wayne of Norway; Tara Marie Draehn and husband Keith Charles of Katy; grandchildren: Dylan McCade Draehn and Dawson Charles Draehn of Katy and their special friends, Ruth Ann King and Annabel Lucy Rothwell. Special family members, Richard and Nina Osborne of Clear Lake; Doris, Kelly and Bill Bosse of Houston, and Glenn and Valentina Horstmann of Taylor, and Bernice Meyer of Needville; sister-in-law Joyce Meyer; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Barbara and Ron Pohlmeyer; nieces and nephews: Darrell Meyer, Cheryl Meyer Davis, Shelley Pohlmeyer Estes and Randall Beaman and Ronald Craig Pohlmeyer and wife Melissa; great nieces and nephews, Melissa Meyer, Laura Meyer Perkey and husband Matthew, Cody and Cara Davis, Tanner Estes and wife Laura, Makenzie Estes and Austin Shockey, Kennedy Ann, Kamryn Renee and Ross Craig Pohlmeyer; great-great-nieces and nephews, Braylon Laike and Lacie Mae Shockey and Michael Calvin Perkey. He was preceded in death by his parents, Felix and Minnie Meyer of Burton; mother-in-law and father-in-law Martin and Irene Tiemann of Brenham; brother, Calvin Meyer; cousins Edgar Lentz and Irvin Meyer, and his beloved “Taunta Anna” Glaesmann. Burial will be in Prairie Lea Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to gather afterwards at Design II. Funeral arrangements for Felix Meyer Jr are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Verlien Kolwes, 84, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2018 at Oak Haven Assisted Living in Industry, Texas. Verlien (Hegemeyer) Kolwes was born on March 10, 1933 to William and Elda (Peschel) Hegemeyer in the Star Hill Community. She was baptized on May 14, 1933 at St. John Lutheran Church in New Ulm, Texas and was confirmed at that same church. She attended Henkhaus and Industry Schools and graduated from Bellville High School in 1950. On August 5, 1951, she married Kermit Kolwes at Welcome Lutheran Church by the Rev. Walter Wolf. They enjoyed 66 years together living in the Bleiblerville Community. After marriage, Verlien went to work at Cecil Peschel’s Dry Cleaning in Bellville and then Clarke’s Pharmacy in Bellville. Upon arrival of her children, she became a homemaker until her children entered grade school. She then went to work at West End Elementary School in Industry as a teacher’s aide and later as the principal’s secretary. She worked there for 22 years, retiring in 1990. She also worked part time for many years with Herbert’s Catering of Bleiblerville. A member of Welcome Luther Church, she was very involved having served on the Church Council and was active with the Women of the Church, the Naomi Circle, the Alter Guild, and as a leader of the Luther League. She also served on various committees and taught Sunday School, Junior Lutherans and Vacation Bible School. In the community, she was a member of the TEEA (Home Demonstration) Club for 65 years and was a charter member of the West End Lioness Club having held various offices and received the Lioness of the Year award. She was also a member of the Bleiblerville VFD and the Aggie Moms. In her early life, she enjoyed gardening, sewing, cooking, canning, crafts, dancing and beautiful flowers. She was an excellent seamstress having sewn clothes for many people in the area. In her later years, she enjoyed the company of her pet dog “Spotty” and attending her grandchildren’s events. Her love and caring will be deeply missed by her husband, Kermit, her son and daughter in law Tommy and Rebecca Kolwes of Bellville, her son Darrell Kolwes of Brenham, her grandchildren Miranda Kolwes and Jacob Kolwes of Bellville, her sister Ida Mae Reddick of New Ulm and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Verlien was preceded in death by her parents, parents in law Reinhardt and Ena Kolwes, and her brother in law, C.A. Reddick. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Welcome Lutheran Church Building Fund 13636 FM 109 Brenham, Texas 77833, Bleiblerville Fire Department 3912 FM 2502, Bleiblerville, Texas 78931, , Hospice Brazos Valley or the Alzheimer’s Association. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Schmid Funeral Home, 12029 Hwy. 36 South, Bellville, TX 77418 979 865-2424
Sue Ellen (Terry) Markos
Sue Ellen (Terry) Markos went home to meet her savior on February 23, 2018 surrounded by her family and loved ones. The family will receive visitors at Memorial Oaks Chapel on Monday, February 26th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and funeral services will be held at Grace Lutheran Church at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 27th. Sue Ellen Terry was born on September 11, 1948 in Kingsville, Texas to Charles and Crystal (Constantine) Terry. The only daughter of five children, she attended school in Kingsville and graduated from King High School in 1966. She married Robert (Bob) Markos in 1969 and they lived in Bishop, Texas where she was a full time mother to their four children: Kimberly, Kelly, Kirk and Kenneth. After the children were all in school, she went to work making purses for the King Ranch Saddle Shop but eventually ended up working as an office assistant for Celanese for over 20 years. After she and Bob both retired from Celanese, they moved to Brenham to be closer to their grandchildren. In addition to being a fantastic seamstress, Sue was known for her crafting skills and her party planning abilities. She also enjoyed reading, traveling and fishing with Bob. Her greatest joy though came from being Mammaw to her ten grandchildren. She selflessly gave her time and talents to her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed playing with them, going on adventures with them, watching them play or perform and just being near them. Sue leaves behind her devoted husband of 48 years, Robert Markos of Brenham, children; Kimberly and James Hudson of Brenham, Kelly and Cindy Markos of Burton, Kirk and Joan Markos of San Antonio, Kenneth Markos and Mary Markos of Corpus Christi, grandchildren; Scott Hudson, Sarah Hudson, Kaley Markos, Emily Markos, Libby Markos, Donovan Greer, Kyle Markos, Jered Markos, Kelsie Markos and Joshua Markos, brothers: Mark Terry and wife Peggy, and Steve Terry and wife Linda, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Crystal Terry and brothers Bobby and Dave Terry. Serving as pallbearers are Craig Terry, Travis Terry, Larry Felder, Gil Franke, Mike Kastner, Dale Moerbe. Honorary pallbearers are Andrew Terry and Bill Christiansen. The family would like to give special thanks to the entire team of nurses and aids from Hospice Brazos Valley. Their loving care was truly exceptional. Memorials can be made to Hospice Brazos Valley or Grace Lutheran Church of Brenham.
Barney Fred Meyer
Barney Fred Meyer, 74, husband of Dorothy Reisner Meyer, died February 24, 2018 at his residence in Brenham. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, March 1, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church of Prairie Hill. Pastor Kyle Merkle will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Meyer of Brenham; son, Kevin Meyer of Houston; daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Jaime Cordova of Brenham; sister and brother-in-law, Darlene and Johnny Ligues of Brenham; grandchildren: Kristy Lange and Michael Howard, Candice Steinfeld and Brian Shirley, and Michael Steinfeld; great-grandchildren: Cierra, Madalyne and Jayla Lange, Christian and Seta Naylor, Bentley Brian Shirley, Tryston Steinfeld, and Tyler Steinfeld. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. Barney was preceded in death by his parents; brother, James Meyer; great-grandson, Mason Andrew Steinfeld. Funeral arrangements for Barney Meyer are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Elizabeth Kendrick Remmert
Elizabeth Kendrick Remmert, age 86, died February 23, 2018 in Bellville, Texas. She was born Elizabeth Minnie to Frank and Lala Belle “Dolly” Falk Keilberg on July 24, 1931 in Hempstead, Texas. Elizabeth, affectionately known as “Baby Sister”, grew up in the various communities that her father’s job with Humble Oil took them. She graduated from Bellville High School in 1948 and Southwestern Business University in December of 1949. Over the course of her lifetime, she worked for the American Title Company, Southwestern Bell, Dr. Robert “Bob” Neely, B. W. Optical, and the Santa Fe Railroad. She married John Arlie Kendrick on April 15, 1952 and to this union was born a son, Arlie Dean Kendrick. Following John Arlie’s untimely death in 1962, Elizabeth would remain single until January 3, 1982 when she married her devoted husband Harold Remmert. Elizabeth and Harold would go on to spend the next 36 years running around Austin County and waltzing across Texas. Elizabeth dearly loved her family and was a special “Ma-Ma” to her grandchildren. She enjoyed dancing, traveling, shopping, and volunteering. Elizabeth is survived by her husband of 36 years, Harold Remmert, children Arlie Kendrick and wife Terri, step-children Bobby Remmert and wife Barbara, Pam Beaman and husband Lee, Connie Williams and husband Brad. Grandchildren include Karlie Kendrick Beach and husband Brian, Kullen Kendrick, Kade Kendrick, Jason Beaman and wife Erin, Jessica Beaman Gaida and husband Benny, Ashley Remmert McPherson and husband Lanny, Dustin Remmert, Robert Garcia Remmert, Justin Williams, Ryan Williams and Garrett Williams. Elizabeth had 5 great-grandchildren Kathlyn Beach, Hensley Beaman, Gibson Gaida, Cole McPherson, and Cate McPherson. In addition, Elizabeth is survived by brother-in-law Art Remmert and wife, Laverne, as well as, numerous other relatives and friends. Elizabeth is preceded in death by her first husband John Arlie Kendrick, parents Frank and Dolly Keilberg, sister Ethel Mae Acock and husband Louin, brother-in-law Melvin Remmert and wife Alice, sister-in-law Lenora Wellman and husband Harry, brother-in-law Wilbert Remmert, and sister-in-law Willie Mae Ramsey. Funeral services for Elizabeth Remmert will be Wednesday February 28, 2018 10AM Bellville United Methodist Bellville. Visitation: Tuesday February 27, 5-7 PM Knesek Funeral Chapel Bellville, Texas. Elizabeth was a member of the Bellville United Methodist Church and many civic organizations including the VFW Auxiliary, the American Legion Auxiliary, the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, the Bellville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, the Austin County Chapter of the National Association of Federal Retirees, the Bellville Town and Country Garden Club, the Bellville Chapter of the Texas German Society, the Red Hat Society, and was Co-Chairman of the Austin County Fair Open Adult Baked Goods Division. Elizabeth held many offices and served on many committees in the various organizations to which she belonged. In addition, she helped many young girls attend Bluebonnet Girls State, was a Raising Academic Performance (RAP) mentor for several years, and volunteered for many community activities. Friends who wish may contribute memorial gifts to: Bellville United Methodist Church, 234 South Masonic, Bellville, Texas 77418. Compassionate Care Hospice, 3833 South Texas Ave., Suite 200, Bryan, Texas 77802 or the charity of your choice. Knesek Funeral Home in Bellville in charge of the arrangements. www.knesekfuneralhome.com
Marilyn Lillian (Gaskamp) Bentke
Marilyn Lillian (Gaskamp) Bentke, 80, wife of Ernest Bentke, died February 23, 2018 in Brenham. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 26, 2018 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Pastors Phil Fenton and Brianna Merkle will officiate. Burial will follow in Prairie Lea Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Oaks Chapel. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Milton C. Gaskamp and Robert E. Gaskamp; sister, Evelyn M. Giesenschlag; brothers-in-law Melvin Giesenschlag and Melvin Bentke; sister-in-law Barbara Gaskamp Sanders; mother-in-law and father-in-law Elsie and Ernest E. Bentke, and her best friend, Joyce Mantey. Survivors include her husband, Ernest Ray Bentke; son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Rhonda (Kelm) Bentke; as well as her beautiful grandchildren: Raeann Shelfer and husband Bradley, Rachel Bentke and special friend, Trayse Heater, Raynie Bentke and fiancé Garrett Broesche; sister-in-law, Dorothy Bentke, and her dear friend, Delores Gaskamp, as well numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral arrangements for Marilyn Bentke are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Berry L. Ganske
Berry L. Ganske entered into eternal peace on February 22, 2018, at LaRoche Manor of Kruse Village in Brenham Texas. Berry was a very kind and gentle soul; he had a loving and generous heart, and will be greatly missed. He leaves his loving memories to be cherished by his sons and daughters-in-laws Daryl and Shelly Ganske of Brenham, Mike and Karen Ganske of Jonestown, grandchildren Spenser Ganske of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Daryk Ganske of Brenham and Erika Ganske of Jonsestown. He also leaves great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends who he considered extended family. Family visitation will be 5-7 Sunday evening February 25 at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10am Monday, February 26 at Christ Lutheran Church, Brenham. Interment will follow at Prairie Lea Cemetery. Funeral arrangements for Berry L. Ganske are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Lillie Emma Schultz Hohlt
Lillie Emma Schultz Hohlt, 93, passed away February 15, 2018 in Brenham. Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Monday, February 19, 2018 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg, with Pastor Denise Seymour officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ricky R. and Janie Hohlt of San Antonio; daughters Bonnie McClain of Burton, and Lois Mooney of Brenham; grandchildren: Becky Mooney McDonald, Ryan and Rachel Rader Mooney, and Danny Hohlt, as well as one great-grandson, Ty McDonald. Lillie was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother and sisters in-law, Fred and Audrey Schultz, Edmund and Rutha Mae Schultz; sisters and brothers-in-law Elsa and R.C. Newbury, Alma and Finos Burke. Memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg or to Hospice Brazos Valley. Funeral arrangements for Lillie Emma Schultz Hohlt are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Kenneth Franklin Williamson
Kenneth Franklin Williamson, 91, died Feb. 13, 2018 in Round Rock. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, February 19, 2018 at Memorial Oaks Chapel in Brenham. The memorial service will be conducted by Mr. Williamson’s nephew, James Paul Worley. Burial will follow in Prairie Lea Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 6 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Lyra Williamson of Georgetown; son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Joan Williamson of Palmdale, California; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Tommy Erlanson of Leander; brothers and sisters-in-law C. Verne and Rose Hartman of Alvin, and Bo and Pat Williamson of Katy; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sharon Townsend and husband Robert of Katy; Ona Fae Boland of San Antonio, and Lewis Worley of Florida; grandchildren: Caroline Williamson, Jacqueline Erlanson, and Rebecca Erlanson. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Mr. Williamson was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Larry Williamson. Funeral arrangements for Kenneth Williamson are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham, TX. To post a tribute, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Sanford Schmid, passed away on February 13, 2018. Visitation will be held from 10:00am – 7:00pm on Thursday, February 15 at Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in
La Grange, TX. Funeral Services for Sanford Schmid will be held at 2:00pm, Friday, February 16, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in La Grange. Interment will follow in the Shelby Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church-La Grange, St. Paul Lutheran Church-Shelby and Amen Food Pantry Building Fund. Funeral services for Sanford Schmid are entrusted to Fayette Memorial Funeral Home, 967 E. Colorado St., LaGrange, TX
William Odell Stein
William Odell Stein, known to his friends and relatives, as ”Odell”, 77, of Brenham, died on February 10, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan, TX. The widower of Marilyn “Grebe” Stein. Funeral service for Odell will be on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Pastor Brianna Merkel officiating, burial will follow at Prairie Lea Cemetery. Visitation with the family and friends will be held on Monday, February 12, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include; Russell and Evelyn Stein of Brenham, and Darrell and Rose Stein of Brenham, grandchildren; Bridget Stein, Dalton Stein, Sydney Stein and Bryce Stein, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Rueben Earl and Gladys Grebe, nephews; Tim and Beth Grebe and family, and Greg and Shelly Grebe and family. Memorials may be directed to; Salem VFD Building Fund P.O. Box 1974 Brenham TX. 77834 or St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 305 W. Third St. Brenham, TX., 77833. Funeral arrangements for Odell Stein are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham, TX 77833. To post a tribute to the family visit www.memorialoakschapel.com
Grace Muriel (Breitkreutz) Conklin
Grace Muriel (Breitkreutz) Conklin, 85 of Brenham, Texas passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018. Grace was born in Brenham, Texas on January 9, 1933, the daughter of Hugo and Annie (Kettrick) Breitkreutz, Sr. Grace worked as a house parent for the Brenham State School and as a child care aid for Grace Lutheran Church School in Brenham. She enjoyed playing bingo, gardening, fishing, embroidering, painting art and singing hymns of the church. Grace was a lady of humor and always had a positive outlook on everything. She is survived by three daughters: Natalee Cherico and husband, Ernest (Mutt) of Lexington, Texas; Laura Waligura and husband, Richard of New Ulm, Texas; Suzanne Conklin of Brenham, Texas; one son, Michael Conklin and Wife, Debra J. of Crosby, Texas; nine grandchildren: Melissa Troutman and husband, Harry; Alana Conklin; Braeley Conklin; Joel Spiess and wife, Tammy; Josh Spiess and Friend, Brynna Lucas; Ashley Moses and husband, Michael; Mindy Garrett; Michael Otero and Derrick Munoz; eleven great grandchildren; Christian and Rhett; Benjamin Spiess; Mya and Jayden Moses; Cory, Zane, Ty, Landon and Gavynn Garrett; and Easton Otero; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Alvin Conklin; daughter, Debra Conklin; sister, Ruth Meredith; sister, Catherine Sanderson; brother, Hugo Breitkreutz Jr.; and great grandson, Brandon Hess. Memorial Services will be held at Koenig & Strickland Zaskoda Chapel, 2280 Main, Industry, Texas, at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2018. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 332 E. Blue Bell Rd., Brenham, Texas 77833, Shriners Hospital for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, Florida 33607, or American Cancer Society, 4401 Lilac Lane, Victoria, Texas 77901. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home 208 W. Pearl, La Grange, Texas. Family and friends can view and sign the guestbook online at www.lagrangefunerals.com.
Henry Walter Hughes, III
Henry Walter Hughes, III, passed away peacefully at the age of 78, on the morning of February 5, 2018. Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law: Judith Carolyn “Judy” and Randy Kapchinski of Brenham, and Susannah and Edd Compton of Houston; daughter-in-law Kerry Kominczak Hughes; grandchildren: Whitney Ann and Zach Wagner, Henry Wade Hughes, Heather Marie Kapchinski, and Virginia Dawn Kapchinski; one great-grandchild, Sydney Claire Wagner; brother and sister-in-law Herbert and Patricia Hughes of Brenham; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Jody and Alan Richards of Horseshoe Bay, TX. Other surviving relatives include: Bess Burch, Herbert Scott Hughes, Kelley and Dana Hughes, O’Brien and Lori Hughes, Mike and Renee Leifeste, Jim and Chelyne Leifeste, Lacey and Tanner Stevenson; and numerous great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy Freeman Hughes, his son Henry Wright “Bubba” Hughes, his parents Henry Waters and Maude Bess Hughes, his parents-in-law N.W. “Dick” and Norma Freeman, a grandchild Rachel Rene’ Hughes, and nephew, Patrick Spann Greenwood. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, February 8, 2018 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 2310 Airline Drive, Brenham, TX with Father Ken Fields officiating. Burial will follow in Prairie Lea Cemetery, there will be a celebration of life afterwards. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, the 7th, at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Funeral arrangements for Henry Walter Hughes, III are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Benjamin (Ben) Hajovsky
Benjamin (Ben) Hajovsky, husband of Louise Hajovsky, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2018. Visitation with the Hajovsky Family will be Wednesday, February 7, 2018, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., with rosary recited at 7:00p.m., at Brenham Memorial Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 2 :00p.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Rev. Vincent Romuald SRC will officiate. Interment will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Ben leaves a large, loving family including his wife Louise; children and spouses: Wayne and Eileen Hajovsky, Deborah and David Vesling, Laura Hajovsky, Sally and Stephen Ludwig, John and Michelle Hajovsky. Memorial donations are suggested to St. Mary’s Catholic Church Praise Choir, Hospice Brazos Valley, or the Brenham Evening Lions Club. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX. 979.836.3611 Share tributes at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com.
Leon Eugene Konieczny
Leon Eugene Konieczny, 68 of Brenham and the husband of Frances (Bednar) Konieczny, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Friday, February 2, 2018. His loving family that remain include: wife of 47 years, Frances Konieczny; son, Curtis Konieczny and wife Dawn; daughter, Tracy Mikolajchak and husband Keith; granddaughters, Brooke Konieczny, Katie Mikolajchak, Kenley Mikolajchak; brother, George Konieczny; sisters, Natalie Uilkie, Emily (Edwin) Bolcerek, Joann (Doug) Macat; sister-in-law and brothers-in-law, Clara (Larry) Derrick and Lebon Parker. Visitation with the Konieczny family will be Tuesday, February 6th from 5-7 p.m. with Rosary recited at 7 p.m. in Brenham Memorial Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial for Leon Konieczny will be held Wednesday, February 7th at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. In memory of Leon, memorials are requested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Texas Home Health, and Hospice Brazos Valley. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX. 979.836.3611 Share tributes at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com.
Phyllis Sue (Shelburne) Hensen
Phyllis Sue (Shelburne) Hensen, age 60 of Somerville, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018. Phyllis is survived by: husband, Franklin Hensen; son, Jason Hensen; mother, Carolyn Sue Shelburne; mother-in-law, Dotty Jo Hensen; brothers-in-law, Vincent Hensen and fiancé Cindy Beckendorf and Shawn Hensen; nieces, Amanda Hensen, Kelsey Hensen, Victoria Hensen; nephews, Chad Hensen and wife Casey, Christian Hensen, Zacquari Hensen, Cody Beckendorf and wife Katie, and Trevor Beckendorf; great niece Brynlee Beckendorf; great nephew Sawyer Beckendorf. Visitation with the Hensen family will be Monday, February 5th from 5-7 p.m., with Rosary recited at 7 p.m. in Brenham Memorial Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial for Phyllis (Shelburne) Hensen will be held Tuesday, February 6th at 2 p.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brenham. Interment will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery in Somerville. Memorials are suggested to St. Mary’s Catholic Church Building Fund or Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship Fund. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX. 979.836.3611 Share tributes at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com.
Glenn Allen Jaster
Glenn Allen Jaster, 74, died January 29, 2018 in Brenham. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m., Sunday, February 4, 2018 in the historic Independence Baptist Church, with Dr. Phil Hassell officiating. Burial will follow in the Independence Cemetery. Visitation will take place prior to the service at the church, beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. Survivors include his son, Ross Jaster of Holland, Texas; Sandra Parker and husband Dustin of Brenham; grandchildren: Tyler Kmiec and fiancé, Felicia Bennett; Tiffany Rosenkranz, and Ronnie Parker. Also surviving are two great-grandchildren. Glenn was preceded in death by his wife, Vinnie Jaster; parents, Otto and Elma Jaster, and brother, Donald Jaster. Funeral arrangements for Glenn Allen Jaster are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Eugene Thielemann, 87, of Brenham, died Jan. 29, 2018, in Brenham. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1 at Memorial Oaks Chapel. The funeral for Eugene Thielemann will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2 in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of Gay Hill, with Pastor Skip Stutts officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Mae Dell Thielemann of Brenham; sons and daughters-in-law, Douglas and Connie (Bauer) Thielemann of Giddings and Duane and Jeannie (Reeves) Thielemann of Santa Fe; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Mike Akins of Pace, FL; brother, Leroy Thielemann of Brenham; grandchildren, Nicole Paul and husband Chris, Natalie Thielemann, Jenna Akins, Riley Akins, Faith Thielemann, Jessica Thielemann and Samantha Thielemann.; brother-in-law, Edward Scheffer and sister-in-law, Eleanor Tielke. He was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law and mother-in-law Charles and Hennie (Buerger) Scheffer; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Arthur and Gladys Scheffer, Alvin and Minnie Scurlock, Carrie Scheffer and Raymond Tielke. Funeral arrangements for Eugene Thielemann are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main St., Brenham, TX, 979-836-4564. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Mabel Fay Wiecker
Mabel Fay Wiecker, 82, of Bleiblerville, Texas, died January 20, 2018 at Scott and White Hospital in College Station, Texas. Funeral services will be Thursday, January 25, 2018 10AM Welcome Lutheran Church in Welcome, Texas, 13636 FM 109, Brenham, Texas. Visitation, Wednesday January 24, 2018 at Knesek Funeral Chapel, 842 East Main Street Bellville, Texas From 5-7PM. Interment at Welcome Lutheran Church Cemetery. Pallbearers: Randy Wendt, Carrell Wendt, David Wendt, Robert Hromadka, Stanley Krebs, and Billy Hagan. Honorary pallbearers: Andrea Coody, Shirley Maeckel, and all dancing friends. Mabel Fay Wiecker was born on April 30, 1935 to Paul and Alvina (Schavrda) Hoff in Bellville, Texas. She was raised on a dairy farm in Burleigh, Texas and went to school at Piney School and Bellville High School. She worked at Rinicker’s Store in Bellville, Texas til she married. Mabel Fay was Baptized in the Lutheran faith at St. John’s Church in Bellville, Texas on October 6, 1935 by Rev. H. Schliesser and confirmed on April 10, 1942 by Rev. A. J. Mohr. On June 30, 1954 she married Elroy Henry Wiecker at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bellville, Texas by Rev. A.J. Mohr. They made their home in Bleiblerville, Texas. Mabel Fay helped her husband with their farm and ranch. Then later worked with her husband at Herbert’s Meat Market and Catering.She loved working in her flower garden, baking, and sewing. She loved all kinds of animals; dogs, cats, birds, especially cardinals and hummingbirds, peacocks, cows and baby calves. Once she had grandchildren and a great-grandchild they gave her great joy. She also, loved to go dancing with her husband every chance she got. Mabel is kept in loving memory by her loving daughter and son-in-law Sheree Dale Lange and Tommy of Brenham, son Dwayne Wiecker of Bleiblerville, grandchildren, Amber Nicole Dooley and husband Blake of Round Top, Chelsey Dawn Lange of Brenham and one greatgrandchild, Summer Quinn Dooley. Her sister-in-law Bernice Hromadka of Bleiblerville, nieces, nephews, and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, loving husband of 60 years, Elroy Wiecker her father-in-law and mother–in-law Henry and Dora Wiecker, brother and sister-in-law Leroy and Lola Hoff, sister and brother-in-law Florence and Earl Wendt, baby sister, and brother-in-law Eddie Hromadka. In lieu of flowers memorials can be given to the Building Fund of the Welcome Lutheran Church or any of your choice. Funeral under the direction of Knesek Funeral Home Bellville, Texas www.knesekfuneralhome.com email@example.com
Betty Sue Monk Shiflett
Betty Sue Monk Shiflett, 89, widow of Cooney Shiflett, of Brenham, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on January 17, 2018. For those who wish to pay their respects, Betty will lie in state at Brenham Memorial Chapel from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 19, 2018. Visitation with the Shiflett family will be at Brenham Memorial Chapel from 9:00 am until the funeral service begins at 10:00 am, on January 20, 2018. Interment will follow immediately at Prairie Lea Cemetery. Pastors Billy Sutherland and Larry Embry of Calvary Baptist Church of Brenham will officiate. Betty is survived by children, Harlow L. Monk III “Chip” (Janine) of Spring TX, Glenda Hahn (Robert) of Brenham TX, Tommy Shiflett (Marilyn) of Sachse TX, Rose Shiflett of Safety Harbor FL, Elizabeth Moeller (Ron) of Tarpon Springs FL. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, who gave such loving care to Betty in her final days.Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX 77833. 979.836.3611 Tributes may be shared at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com
Michael Przyborski, Sr.
Michael Przyborski, Sr., age 71 of Brenham and the husband of Cathleen Przyborski, unexpectedly passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018. Mike is survived by his loving family including: his wife of 51 years, Cathleen Przyborski; son, Michael Przyborski, Jr, and wife Amy; daughter, Michelle Gaskamp and husband Matthew; grandchildren, Marissa Kate Przyborski, Jon Harrison Colburn, Austin Kyle and Camden Michael Gaskamp; brother and sister-in-law, Wilfred and Genevieve Przyborski; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Darrell and Caroline Weed, Kenneth and Ann Muchow; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation with the Przyborski family will be Thursday, January 11th from 5-7 p.m. with rosary recited at 7 p.m. at Brenham Memorial Chapel. Services with mass will be held Friday, January 12th at 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Reception will immediately follow at St. Mary’s Recreation Center. Graveside service will be held at Sacred Heart Cemetery of Latium following the reception. Memorials are suggested to St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX 77833. 979.836.3611 Tributes may be shared at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com
Merri Sue Kluck
Merri Sue Kluck, age 66 of Brenham and the wife of Michael Kluck, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018. Merri Sue is survived by her loving family including: husband, Michael Kluck; daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Scott Follis; son Brandon Kluck; granddaughter, Jennifer Theriot; great grandson, Michael Theriot; step-grandchildren, Justin Follis, Lauren and Brandon Benoit, Clinton Follis and Kahla Wakefield; step-great-grandchildren, Carsen and Alexis Follis, Jaylynn Benoit, Ross and Rylee Follis; sister, Shirlynn Buck; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Rita Gaskamp, Fred Otto and Rosemary Gaskamp; numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation with the Kluck family will be Thursday, January 11th from 6-8 p.m. at Brenham Memorial Chapel. Funeral service for Merri Sue Kluck will be Friday, January 12th at 10 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church of Prairie Hill with Pastor Kyle Merkle officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials are requested to St. John Lutheran Church of Prairie Hill. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX 77833. 979.836.3611 Visit www.Brenham MemorialChapel.com.
Eleanor Pearl (Schwartz) Gaskamp
Eleanor Pearl (Schwartz) Gaskamp, 87, widow of Melvin Gaskamp, went to her eternal home on January 7, 2018. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of William Penn with Pastor Mark Moldenhauarer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday (Jan.10th) at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Fred Jr. and Jo Ann Schwartz, and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Clarence and Bernice Gaskamp of Brenham, and sister-in-law, Florence Gaskamp of Richmond. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great nieces and great great nephews. Serving as honorary pallbearers are her nieces and nephews: Peggy McDonald, Greg Gaskamp, Jeff Schwartz, Tracy Bartlett, Amy Jeter, Ryan Gaskamp, Hanna Schwartz, Logan Schwartz, Blaine Bartlett, and Allie Jeter. Funeral arrangements for Eleanor Pearl Gaskamp are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Earl James Nitsch
Earl James Nitsch, 90, husband of Evelyn Ruth Loesch Nitsch, passed away January 6, 2018 in Giddings. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 9, at Grace Lutheran Church, with Pastors Matthew Jacobs and William Holzer officiating. Burial will follow in Prairie Lea Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Monday (Jan. 8) at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Nitsch of Brenham; son and daughter-in-law Brian and Vickie Nitsch of Spring; daughter, Pamela Panettiere of Houston; sisters-in-law Carrie Viningre of Tomball and Evelyn Loesch of Georgetown; grandchildren: Anthony and Jennifer Panettiere; great grandson, Luke Panettiere, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Nitsch was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Clara Nitsch; brother, Alfred Nitsch; brother-in-law Harvey Loesch, and his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ella and Oscar Loesch. Funeral arrangements for Earl James Nitsch are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Germania Janie Krolczyk
Germania Janie Krolczyk, age 81 of Chappell Hill and the widow of Clement “Clem” Krolczyk, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 surrounded by family. Janie’s surviving loving family includes: children and their spouses, Ernie Krolczyk of Chappell Hill, Betty Krolczyk and Ronnie Lewandowski of Chappell Hill, Johnnie Ray, Sr. and wife Linda Krolczyk, of Brenham, Lillian Krolczyk Jankowiak and husband Ronnie of Chappell Hill, Sally Grohmann and husband Kenneth of Cypress, and Lucy Lorenz and husband Billy of Washington; grandchildren, Crystal (Luis) Duran, Christopher Faterkowski, Johnnie Ray “Bubba” (Ashley) Krolczyk, Jr., Bridgette (Kevin) Schulze, Ronald Paul Jankowiak, Amber Jankowiak, Hunter Krolczyk, Madalyn Krueger, Kayla (Greg) Trucker, Rena Frank and Corey Lorenz; five special great-grandchildren Levi and Emma Duran, Quinn, Rylie and Ryder Schulze; six step-great grandchildren; sisters Florence Flisowski of Houston, Dorothy Stegmann of Chappell Hill, Cecilia Schroeder of Shelby, JoAnn Killian of Hempstead and Pauline Killian of Hempstead; brothers Johnny Flisowski, Sr. of Texas City and Vincent Flisowski of Santa Fe, Texas along with nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation with the Krolczyk family will be Wednesday, January 10th from 5-7 p.m. with rosary recited at 7 p.m., in Brenham Memorial Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial for Janie Krolczyk will be held Thursday, January 11th at 10 a.m. in St. Stanislaus Catholic Church with Rev. Jozef Musiol, SDS, JCD, as celebrant. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials are requested to The American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St. Brenham, TX 77833. 969.836.3611 Share tributes at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com.
Arthur Fuelberg, 100, of Brenham, Texas died January 4, 2018 in Brenham. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 7, 2018 at St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Brenham, Texas with Pastor Phil Fenton officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Lea Cemetery. Survivors include his son and wife, Gene Arthur and Nancy Fuelberg of Burton, Grandson-in-law Burt Morris. Also surviving is Arthur’s special friend, Gertrude Hohlt of Brenham, one brother Oscar Jr. of Brenham, sisters Bertha Emshoff of Austin and Annie Marie Lovell of Bryan, and many nieces, nephews, neighbors, and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lydia December 19, 1997, his parents, Granddaughter, Kristine Morris October 3, 2014, and brothers and sisters-in-law Reinhard and Mabel (Haarmeyer) Fuelberg, Edward and Carol (Moore) Fuelberg, Robert and Mary (Foster) Fuelberg, brother Otto and also by sisters and brothers-in-law Hilda and Herbert Wellmann, and Dora and Charles Steele and brothers-in-law Elmo Emshoff and Joel Lovell. Visitation will be Saturday from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Oaks Chapel. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham, to post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com
Nancy Chadwick Munroe
Nancy Chadwick Munroe, wife of Stewart Monroe, passed away at noon on December 29, 2017. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 5, 2018 at Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham. Nancy is survived by her husband of 56 years, Stewart Munroe and her daughter, Molly Munroe and Jake Jelineo. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials given to Austin Food Bank, Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund or Austin Wildlife Rescue. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham.979.836.3611 or visit www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com