Obituaries


Sarah Zimmermann

Sarah Zimmermann, 54, of Burton, Texas, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan. Sarah Zimmermann is survived by sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and James Schulenberg of Burton, brother and sister-in-law Mark and Marsha Zimmermann of Bellaire, nieces and nephews Stephanie, Steven and James Jarvis of Austin, Susan and Jim Kiel of Burton, Samantha Schulenberg of Austin, Jason and Kyle Zimmermann of Bellaire, goddaughter Amy Jo Mutchler of Tomball, and beloved uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. Visitation with the Zimmermann family will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Brenham Memorial Chapel. A celebration of life service for Sarah Zimmermann will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 1, 2014 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg.  Pastor Denise Seymour will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul of Rehburg, Adam’s Angels, the American Diabetes Association or Hospice Brazos Valley. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, Texas  979.836.3611. Condolences may be offered at www.brenhammemorialchapel.com

Troy Jene Glasco

Troy Jene Glasco, 52, joined his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, July 31, at the family home, Tara Farms. The family requests casual dress (Troy hated suits), and invites you to join them for a meal and fellowship afterward. Troy was born to the late Albert Jene, ‘AJ’, and Teresa Glasco on September 26, 1961, in Houston, Texas. After graduating Waller High School, he went on to attend Blinn Junior College. Troy was baptized at Waller Baptist Church in 1980. Troy started Glasco & Co. Landscaping in 1980, with just a single push mower and a whole lot of hard work. Since then, he and Tami have grown the company to employ over 70 men and women. Troy always conducted his business as if his work were worship to the Lord, and set a high standard for excellence, integrity, and strong work ethic. He truly cared for and highly respected each and every one of his employees. Troy was also a founding elder of Champion Fellowship. He considered it a high honor to serve and lead in the church, and was passionate about making disciples and equipping others to serve. It was impossible to be around Troy without him sharing about his love for the Lord. He was always looking for ways to bring unity within the churches in Brenham and how we could all serve our community better together. Troy loved the Lord and was truly a man after God’s own heart. His relationship with God, his family, and commitment to serving our community were the most important things in his life. Survivors include his high school sweetheart and bride of almost 33 years, Tami Lynn Glasco; daughter and son-in-law, Tori and Colin Bryan; daughter and son-in-law, Haley and Kyle Ogle; daughter and son-in-law, Paige and Nathan Meyer; grandchildren, Luke Gardner, Emmerson Grace, Olivia Kate, Piper Lou, Micah Manning, baby Meyer; mother, Teresa Glasco; brother and sister-in-law, Timothy and Julie Glasco; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Traci and Bill Moran; brother-in-law, Daniel Stefka; nephews, Dustin Morgan, Noah Glasco, Daniel Stefka, Jr.; nieces, Kaci Morgan, Carlee Stefka, Julienne Stefka, Abbie Mikolajewski, Chandler Stefka; special friend, JB Wright. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tara Nicole Glasco; father, Albert Jene Glasco; sister, Toni Annette Glasco. Again, Funeral services for Troy Glasco will be held at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, July 31, at the family home, Tara Farms. And the family requests casual dress, and invites you to join them for a meal and fellowship afterward. To follow in Troy’s example of generosity and love for others, the family requests that memorials be directed to Mission Brenham and the Pregnancy Care Center in lieu of flowers. Funeral services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX. 979-836-3611 Condolences may be sent to www.brenhammemorialchapel.com

Walter Richter

Walter Richter age 91 of Brenham and a resident of Brenham Rest Home went to his heavenly home on Friday, July 25, 2014. Walter served his country in the United States Army during World War II. After his honorable discharge from the Army, Walter came home to work on the family farm.  He was employed by Johnny Emshoff doing carpenter work and also worked for Brenham Wholesale for 21 years. Survivors include: sister, Mildred Hendrix of Bryan; sister-in-law, Dorothy Richter of Richmond; nieces, Gail Terry, Ann Reed, and Cheri Blankenship and husband Dean; nephews, Paul Richter, David Hendrix and Glen Hendrix; great nieces and great nephews, Joe Terry and wife Kathy, Amber Terry, Larry Ray Reed, Bennie Ray Reed, Craig Richter and wife Jennifer, Cody Richter, Chloe Blankenship, Alec Blankenship, and Breck Blankenship; and a host of friends. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 29th from 5 PM to 7 PM at Brenham Memorial Chapel. Funeral services for Walter Richter will be held Wednesday, July 30th at 10 AM in Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Salem with Pastor Charles Parnell and Pastor Toby Burk officiating.  Burial will follow in the Salem Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Salem Lutheran Church Youth of Salem or a favorite charity. Funeral services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX. 979-836-3611 Condolences may be sent to www.brenhammemorialchapel.com

Ginger Kettler

Ginger Kettler of Brenham passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Friends and Family are welcome to gather for a celebration of her life on Saturday, July 26, 12:00-4:00pm at the home of Ivy & Wesley Kettler, 2418 Airline Drive, Brenham TX

Dustin Derrick Gross

Dustin Derrick Gross, 33, of Industry, TX passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 20,2014. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 26, 10:00am-7:00pm at Koenig & Strickland Zaskoda Chapel, in Industry. Family will receive friends from 3:00-6:00pm. Funeral services will be held at Industry United Methodist Church, 1914 Main Street, Industry, TX., at 2:00pm on Sunday, July 27. Burial will follow at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Industry United Methodist Church, P O Box 86, Industry, TX 78944; Sharecropper’s Antique Farm Equipment Club, 3100 FM 3456, Brenham, TX 77833; or Industry VFD, P O Box 146, Industry, TX. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home, 208 W. Pearl, LaGrange, TX. Family and friends can view and sign the guestbook online at www.lagrangefunerals.com

Deborah Kay (Flentge) Dorman

Deborah Kay (Flentge) Dorman, 59,  died July 24, 2014 at Bayshore Medical Center in Pasadena. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Memorial Oaks Chapel, with Pastor Charles Parnell officiating. The family will receive friends and family Sunday from 12 noon until service time at 2 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include her parents, Milton and LaRuth Flentge of Brenham; sister, Marsha Ray; nephews Michael Ray and wife Rachel, Mitchell Ray and wife Tracy, Tyler Ray and wife Renee; great-nephews and great-nieces Jack Mitchell Ray, and Kaci, Tyler, Karris, and Jay Gilmore; father-in-law Lyle Dorman of Pennsylvania, as well as numerous other relatives. Preceding her in death were her grandparents Otto and Minnie Boecker, and Otto and Ella Flentge, husband John Dorman, mother-in-law, Bonnie Dorman, and several aunts and uncles. Funeral arrangements for Deborah Kay Dorman are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com

Vernell Lois Fuchs

Vernell Lois Fuchs of Brenham, died May 3, 2014 in La Grange, at the age of 77. Survivors are her sister, Doris Heinecke and nephew Glenn Heinecke, both of La Grange; nephew Allen Heinecke and wife Kay of Ft. Worth; niece, Karen Greer and husband Ted of Clearwater, Florida, three grand nephews, one grand niece, two great grand nephews, and three great grand nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Martha Fuchs; brother and sister-in-law, Elvis and Elbertha Fuchs, a brother-in-law, Marvin Heinecke, and grand nephew, Nathan Greer. A Memorial Service for Ms. Fuchs will be held at 10:00am, Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Funeral arrangements for Vernell Lois Fuchs are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. For more information,  visit www.memorialoakschapel.com

Walter Seilheimer

Walter Seilheimer, 87, of Burton, died July 13, 2014, at Scott and White Hospital in Brenham. The funeral service for Walter Seilheimer will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 14 at Memorial Oaks Chapel with Rev. Glen Schoeneberg officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, July 13 at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include his sister-in-law, Juanita Seilheimer of Brenham; nephews, Craig Gaskamp, Allen Wayne Gaskamp, Jeffery Gaskamp; and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his son, Rory Seilheimer; brothers, Allen, Lonnie and Warren Seilheimer; sister, LaVerna Gaskamp; and nephews, Bobby and Howard Seilheimer. Funeral arrangements for Walter Seilheimer are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main St., Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit: www.memorialoakschapel.com

Wilburn W. Neutzler

Funeral services for Wilburn W. Neutzler of Brenham, are scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Greenvine, with Pastor Rich Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in the La Bahia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday evening at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Mr. Neutzler passed away in Brenham on July 12, 2014, at the age of 83. Survivors include his brother Elmer Neutzler,  and a sister-in-law, Erna Mae Neutzler, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, four sisters,  two nephews, and two nieces. Funeral arrangements for Wilburn W. Neutzler are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com

Russell Wayne Reuter

Russell Wayne Reuter, 52, of Brenham, died July 10, 2014 in a Brenham nursing home. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, July 14, 2014 at St. Paul’s EvangelicalLutheranChurch, with Pastor Phil Fenton officiating. Burial will follow at PrairieLeaCemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include his mother, LaVern Reuter; a son, Justin Reuter, and a daughter, Tara Reuter, all of Brenham; sister and brother-in-law Susie and John Bilski of Brenham; nephew Nick Bilski and wife Stephanie; niece, Jenny Bilski and special friend Brent Folsom; great-niece Blair Bilski; special aunts and uncles Harvey and Floyann Merten of Brenham and Delvin and Lucille Reuter of Orchard, and an aunt, Connie Schulz of Fredericksburg. He was predeceased by his father, Clarence Reuter. Funeral arrangements for Russell Wayne Reuter are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com

Charles Ray “CJ” Richardson, Jr.

Charles Ray “CJ” Richardson, Jr., age 13 and the son of Charles Ray and Pam (Hutchinson) Richardson, ended his courageous battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. CJ is survived by his loving family, Mom and Dad, Pam and Charles; brother Cameron; aunts and uncles Mary Burks, Stephanie Burks, Lisa Burks, Shelia Rogers, Ricky Harris, Niece Harris, Jennifer Hutchinson, Tina Vasquez, Charles Love, Samantha Fleeks, Joseph Love; maternal grandparents Brenda Hutchinson and Charles Love; paternal grandmother Doris Burks along with CJ’s best friends Dalton Mcary, Kegan Eason, Domontric Winters. He is also survived by all of Team CJ with special gratitude to Texas Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Julienne Brackett and Dr. Stephanie Gruner and the entire team that worked with him over the past 10 months; Memorial Hermann’s Life Flight and Hospital; Washington County EMS; Brenham Bucks Baseball, and Hospice Brazos Valley for the use of their facility for CJ’s benefit.  The family also wishes to extend special thanks and recognition to CJ’s school and especially his class, the incoming 8th grade. Visitation with the Richardson family will be Friday, July 11 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at New Beginnings Missionary Baptist Church in Brenham. Funeral services for CJ Richardson will be held Saturday, July 12 at 1:00 p.m. at Brenham Junior High School  with Pastor Artis Edwards, Sr. officiating.  CJ will be laid to rest in Prairie Lea Cemetery.Memorials may be given to Adam’s Angels Ministry, P.O Box 2573, Brenham, Texas, 77834.  Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer Street, Brenham, Texas 77833. 979.836.3611. Condolences may be offered at www.brenhammemorialchapel.com

Gladys Pearl (Schmitt) Hueske

Gladys Pearl (Schmitt) Hueske, age 90, of Brenham and the widow of Louis Robert Hueske, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in Gazebo Terrace. Gladys Hueske is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Helen and Delbert Ladewig, Betty and Charles Witte all of Brenham; grandchildren Jason and Tasha Ladewig, Bradley Ladewig, Charlie Witte, Clayton Witte, Caroline and Kris Wood; great-grandsons Jayden Allen Ladewig, Jacob Austin Ladewig; sister Esther Quebe; aunts JoAnn Gaskamp, Tomelane Gaskamp; numerous other relatives and friends who knew her as “Aunt Gladys”. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Friday, July 11 in Brenham Memorial Chapel.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 12 in Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Salem with Pastors Charles Parnell and Greg Gaskamp officiating.  Interment to follow in the church cemetery. Those wishing to give memorial gifts may be directed to Salem Lutheran Church. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX  979.836.3611.  Condolences may be offered at www.brenhammemorialchapel.com

Henry “Bubba” Hughes

Henry “Bubba” Hughes, 51, of Washington, died on July 4, 2014 at his residence, the husband of Kerry Hughes. Surviors include his wife, Kerry Hughes of Washington; daughter and son-in-law Whitney and Zach Wagner,  son Henry “Wade” Hughes, granddaughter Sydney Claire Wagner, father Henry Walter Hughes, Sisters and brothers- in-law; Judy and Randy Kapchinski, Susannah and Edd Compton, mother-in-law JoAnn Kominczak, sisters-in-law and brothers- in-law, Kay and Ronnie Phillips, Lynda and Matthew Kubeczka, Russell Porter, uncles and aunts Herbert and Patricia Hughes, Jody and Alan Richards, numerous cousins, nieces,  nephews, and more friend than you can count. .  He was preceded in death by his daughter Rachel Rene Hughes, mother Nancy Freeman Hughes, father-in-law; Bennie Kominczak, grand parents, N. W. “Dick” and Norma Freeman, and Henry Water and Maude Bess Hughes.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at St. Peters Episcopal Church with Father Robert Gribble officiating, burial will follow at Prairie Lea Cemetery. Visitation with the family and friends will be Monday July 7, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Chapel in Brenham,TX. Funeral arrangements for Henry “Bubba” Hughes are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com

Dorothy (Dot) Marie Sklar

Dorothy (Dot) Marie Sklar, age 81 of Brenham and the widow of John Frank Sklar, died June 29, 2014 in Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Dorothy “Dot” Sklar’s survivors include son Randy and wife Mary; granddaughter Alexis; granddaughter Leann and husband Matt; and great-grandson Ayden.  Also surviving are special family members Ray Steinfeld, Janice Steinfeld, and Judy Kay Schutz and family; sisters Ann Smith and Hazel Zak; sisters-in-law Wanda Hagan and Olivia Lane; and numerous other family members and friends. Visitation with family and friends will be Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM with the Recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 PM at Brenham Memorial Chapel. The Funeral Service will be on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM in the Brenham Memorial Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Industry Catholic Cemetery. The family suggest in lieu of flowers memorials be directed to Hospice Brazos Valley, 302 E Blue Bell Rd, Brenham TX 77833

Albin Januszewski

Albin Januszewski passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at his home in Houston. Visitation at Brenham Memorial Chapel will be held Thursday, June 26 from 5-7 p.m. On Friday, June 27, rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. by the Knights of Columbus Council 2917 at Pat H. Foley Funeral Home, 1200 W. 34th St., Houston with visitation from 5-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Christ the King Catholic Church, 4419 N. Main St., Houston on Saturday, June 28 at 11 a.m. Graveside will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Brenham at 2:30 p.m. Albin Januszewski is survived by his wife, Angie; son, Tommie Januszewski and wife Kim; daughters, Diane Vento and husband Steven, and Tina Lahrmann; grandchildren, Tiffany and Wesley Davenport, Brittany and Tanner Jacob, Keli and Zachary Barham, Kyle Vento, Amber Lahrmann, and Blake Lahrmann; great-grandchildren, Kannon Jacob, Kaylee Barham and on the way Baby Davenport; brother Stanley Januszewski and wife Angie; sisters and brother-in-law, Clara Wesneski, Natalie and Harold Wesneski ; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Daniel and Barbara Zientek and Pete and Clara Zientek; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials are requested to Knights of Columbus Council 2917, 607 East Whitney Dr., Houston, TX 77022-3535 and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Services Albin Januszewski 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

Charles Ogrodowicz

Charles Ogrodowicz, age 71 and the husband of Margaret “Margie” Ogrodowicz passed away Monday, June 23, 2014.  Visitation will be from 5-7 pm with Rosary at 7 pm on Thursday, June 26 in Brenham Memorial Chapel.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 27 in St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Brenham.  Burial will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Charles Ogrodowicz is survived by his spouse Margaret “Margie” (Bilski) Ogrodowicz; two daughters and sons-in-law Kristin and Paul Mason, Melissa and Carl Norman; four grandchildren Ridge and Reese Mason, Grace and Luke Sturdivant, sister Clara Kmiec along with nieces, nephews and cousins. For those desiring memorials may be directed to Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 W. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham.  979.836.3611  Condolences may be offered at www.brenhammemorialchapel.com

Dorothy “Dody” Theeck

Dorothy “Dody” Theeck, age 70 and the widow of James “Jim” Theeck, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 pm, Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Brenham Memorial Chapel.   Funeral services will be held in Independence Baptist Church at 3 pm on Friday, June 27, 2014 with Pastor Phil Hassell officiating.  Interment to follow in the historic Independence Cemetery. Dody Theeck was a member of Independence Baptist Church, Washington County Fair Association, Aggie Moms, TEEA and the Washington County Cattlewomen. Dody Theeck is survived by two sons, Clay Theeck and wife Julia of Brenham, Shannon Theeck of Somerville; grandchildren Blane Theeck, Avery Theeck, Cameron Theeck, Cody Williams and wife Tia, Justin Solomon and wife Stefanie; great-granddaughter Cassie Williams; sister Marilyn Taylor; brother Bill Hegar; half- brother, Douglas Hegar along with cousins, nieces and nephews. For those wishing to send memorial gifts, you are asked to consider the Washington County Commercial Heifer Program for James A. and Dorothy Theeck Scholarship Fund, c/o Citizens State Bank, P. O. Box 518, Somerville, TX 77879. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham 77833.  Condolences may be offered at www.brenhammemorialchapel.com

Allen D. Schulze

Allen D. Schulze of Brenham and the husband of Marcie Schulze passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014 in Houston, Texas. Visitation with the family will be This evening, Monday, June 16, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with Vigil at 7:00 p.m., at Brenham Memorial Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Brenham. Interment will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Allen was born February 23, 1964 in Brenham, Texas to Emery and Helen (Pape) Schulze. He was baptized and confirmed in St. John’s Lutheran Church of Prairie Hill. Allen was later confirmed into the Catholic faith and remained a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He was married to Marcella “Marcie” Kwiatkowski on December 17, 1988 at St. Mary’s. Allen was a 1982 graduate of Brenham High School, 1984 graduate of Blinn College, and a proud member of the Texas A&M Class of ‘87, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics. Allen worked at Kennedy Holtkamp, Inc. and Brazosland Appraisals, Inc. as an appraiser for several years while completing his Master’s Degree in Land Economics and Real Estate from Texas A&M. He was a Texas Certified Real Estate Appraiser and was employed by the Texas Department of Transportation as a Right of Way Agent for the past 19 years. His loving family includes: Marcie, daughter, Haleigh Schulze and fiancé Robert Taylor, son, Garrison Schulze; parents, Emery and Helen Schulze; sisters and brothers-in-law, Debbie and James Hanath, Becky Schulze, and Gail and Shannon Mitschke; mother-in-law, Shirley Kwiatkowski; sister-in-law, Michelle and husband Michael Wellmann; as well as nieces and nephews, Ross and Jenna Curtis, Cody and Kristen Hanath, Brandon and Jade Mitschke, and Kate and Eric Wellmann. Preceding him in death was his father-in-law, Pete Kwiatkowski Jr. and grandparents, Herbert and Alma Pape and Ed and Matilda Schulze. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Boy Scout Troop 742, or to the charity of your choice. Services for Allen Schulze are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel

Helen Ella  Dannhuas

Helen Ella  Dannhuas, 93, of Brenham, the widow of Raymond Dannhaus, died on June 7, 2014 in High Hope Care Center.  Funeral service are scheduled for Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at Salem Lutheran Church of Salem, with Pastor Toby Burk officiating, burial will be at Prairie Lea Cemetery.  Visitation with the family and friends are from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday. Survivors include; sons and daughters-in-law; Leonard and Mary Dannhaus of Bryan, R.E. “Sonny” and Marsha Dannhaus of Brenham, TX, and Don Allen Dannhaus of Brenham,  daughter and son-in-law Betty and Mack Morris of Brenham.  Sister; Mary Tockhorn of Brenham, brother and sister-in-law Milton and LaRuth Flentge, grandchildren; Mike and Aimee Morris, Kevin and Crista Morris, Shelley and Chris Harper, Brandon and Rachel Dannhaus, Amber and Kyle Pryor, and Dana and Scott Nathanson, great-grandchildren; Hannah and Meghan Morris, Hailey Breeding, Holden Harper, Hagen Dannhaus, Kason Dannhaus, Kori Dannhaus, Evie Nathanson and Ray Nathanson, and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorials may be given to Salem Lutheran Church or Brazos Valley Hospice. Funeral arrangements for Helen Dannhaus are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham.  To post a tribute to the family visit www.memorialoakschapel.com

Annie Laurie Thaler

Annie Laurie Thaler, 84, of Brenham, wife of Raymond C. Thaler, Sr. died June 6, 2014 at Scott and White Hospital in Brenham.  Funeral service are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Rehburg, with pastor Denise Seymore officiating burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Visitation with the family and friends are Monday June 9, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include her husband Raymond, son and daughter-in-law Ray and Linda of Brenham, daughter Annette Lurner and special friend  Steve Barker of Brenham, grandchildren, Matt Thaler and fiancé Patricia of Lake Worth, Lindsay and Blake Henry of Portland, TX., Terry Turner of Austin, great-grandchildren Madalyn Claire Henry and Aaron Chestly Thaler; sister Nathalie Rothermel Landua of Brenham, brother and sister-in-law; James D. and Dorothy Ann Rothermel of Brenham; sister-in-law; Dorothy Rothermel of Brenham; Joan Rothermel of Brenham, Marjorie Ann Thaler of Pasadena and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial may be given to St. Paul’s Lutheran church of Rehburg. Funeral arrangements for Annie Laurie Thaler are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham.  To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memeorialoakschapel.com

Raymond Lloyd Gandy

Raymond Lloyd Gandy, age 81, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Scott & White Hospital-Brenham.  A Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, June 7th in Brenham Memorial Chapel with Charlie Matejowsky officiating. Survivors include: wife Bonnie (Dodds) Gandy, sons Patrick Gandy, Randy Gandy, Raymond Gandy and Kevin Gandy; daughter Dianna (husband Charles) Hamby; seventeen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Mary Devore, Joyce (husband Paul) Jones, Linda Pruitt (special friend Randall Lombard), Nedra Mantilla, Sandra (husband Dan) Davis; brothers-in-law Kenneth (wife Sharon) Dodds, William “Buddy” (wife Phyllis) Dodds, Thomas (wife MaryAnn) Dodds, Melvin Dodds (special friend Debbie Ferris) along with numerous nieces and nephews. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer Street, Brenham 77833.  979.836.3611or leave condolences at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com

Mark F. Kroll

Mark F. Kroll, husband of Karen L. Kroll and a Brenham Texas native, passed away peacefully in his home in the early morning of June 3rd, 2014 with love and support from his family near and far. Mark is survived by his wife, Karen; his children by marriage: daughter, Jennifer Dickson and husband Dave Dickson of Colorado; son Dennis Koch and partner Hilary Naumann and his grandson Kameron Koch of Brenham; and son Ronald Koch and partner Abby Doggett and his grandchildren, Steven Doggett, Kaitlyn Koch and Kyle Koch of Somerville. He is also survived by his sisters and their spouses, Kathy and Morris Faske; Karen and Richard Andresky; and Kristine and David Ottmer. Nieces, Shannon Faske Robertson and husband Steven; Melissa Faske Seilheimer and husband Bart; and Deanna Ottmer; great niece Carli Seilheimer and great nephew Lane Robertson; and many, many special friends in Brenham and around the country. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Fern Kroll. A memorial service, officiated by Jill Vivroux has been scheduled for 4 pm on Sunday, June 8th, 2014 at Memorial Oaks Chapel in Brenham followed by a gravesite service at PrairieLeeCemetery. Funeral arrangements for Mark F. Kroll are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com

Junette Loraine Smith

Junette Loraine Smith, 77, passed away June 1, 2014 in Brenham. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at First Baptist Church of Brenham, with Rev. Troy Sikes and Rev. Ross Shelton officiating. Burial will take place in Prairie Lea Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 3, at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include son Russell Smith and wife Suzanne of Houston; daughters Linda Schumacher and husband Scott, Glinda Blank and husband Charles, Teresa Smith, Victoria Smith and Wayne Dicky,  Rebecca Hahn and husband Casey, all of Brenham; grandchildren: Stephanie Mackey, David Mackey, Johnny Haney, Philip Haney, Lori Shipp, Stacey Gamboa, Robert Pardee, Ryan Smith, Karen Smith, Russell Arthur Smith, Richard Smith, Jeremy Spiess, Caitlyn Spiess, Travis Gurka, Kyle Gurka, and Landon Gurka; great-grandchildren: Jacob Deaton, Brandon Gibson, Audrey Gibson, Caitlyn Mackey, Keaton Mackey, Oaklen Haney, Robert Taylor Pardee, Christopher Pardee, Skylar Morales, Mary Grace Eubanks, Miyah Smith,  and Evan Smith. Also surviving are brothers and sisters-in-law Johnny and Carolyn Breed of Houston, Harvey and Vivian Breed of Friendswood, and Alan and Kathy Breed of Magnolia. Junette was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Myrtle Breed, an infant daughter, Valerie June Smith, and a sister, Virginia Atteberry. Funeral arrangements for Junette Smith are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W.Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com

Theodore “Tado” Kwiatkowski

Theodore “Tado” Kwiatkowski, 71 of Brenham and the husband of Gale Kwiatkowski passed away June 1, 2014 at his home. Tado retired from Brentex Mills after 36 years of employment. He was well known for his love of music and playing with many area bands for over 64 years. Tado is survived by: his loving wife, Gale of 49 years; his loving family: daughter, Sissi Wellmann and husband Mark; sons, Chip, Matt and wife Kelly, and Lenny and wife Laura; grandchildren, Ashley and Aaron Wellmann, Kylie Dasbach, Reagan and Jacob Kwiatkowski, and Alex, Joe and Hanna Kwiatkowski; brother and sisters-in-law, Edward “Shorty” and Lillian Kwiatkowski, and Shirley Kwiatkowski; sisters and brothers-in-law, Martha and Harold Langford, and Patsy and John Chovanec; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bill and Barbara Snearly, Norma and Bill Pollizzio and Jerry and Karen Snearly; many nieces and nephews. Visitation with the Kwiatkowski family will be Wednesday, June 4th from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. prayed by Deacon Bill Januszewski in Brenham Memorial Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial for Theodore “Tado” Kwiatkowski will be at Thursday, June 5th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Msgr. Benedict Zientek as celebrant. Interment will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hospice Brazos Valley or Washington County EMS. Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX 77833. 979.836.3611 Condolences may be shared at www.BrenhamMemorialChapel.com

Douglas “Boots” Lorenz

Funeral services for Douglas “Boots” Lorenz husband of Roseanna Lorenz Baker will be held at Memorial Oaks Chapel Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.  Grave side service will follow immediately at Prairie Lea Cemetery with Rev. Pete Heaton officiating.  Visitation will be held at Memorial Oaks Chapel Wednesday, June 4, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Survivors include his wife, Roseanna Lorenz Baker of Washington on the Brazos; brother, Ben and Patricia Braun of Crockett, TX; sister, Margie and John Smallwood; sister, Ima Jean and Rusty Diller all of Houston; son, Michael Lorenz of Houston; daughter, Judy and Clark May of Houston; step-son, Michael and Michelle Murray of Johnston, OH; Dawn and Derrick Smith of Katy; grandchildren, Caprice and Chase Fuller; Nathan May; Steve and Nicole Huebner; Joseph and Britney Buckley; Terrill and Bridget Murray; Travis Murray, Cory and Rachel Smith; Andrew Smith; Christian Cook; great-grandchildren, Zakary Fuller; Madison Huebner; Alyssa Murray; Landon Buckley; Kenzley Buckley; and Jessie Murray.  Other survivors include numerous nieces, nephews, Roseanna’s parents, Pops and Annabell Baker and Elaine Lorenz, mother of his children.  He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Louis and Minnie Lorenz; mother, Irene Braun; sister, Shirley Braun; daughter, Carol Sue Lorenz; and sister Patsy Bokemeyer. Funeral arrangements for Douglas Lorenz are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com

Adeline Boenker

Funeral services for Adeline Boenker are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, June 5, 2014 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church of William Penn, with Pastor Mark Moldenhauer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives Wednesday evening at Memorial Oaks Chapel from 6 until 8 p.m. Mrs. Boenker passed away in Navasota on June 1, 2014, at the age of 93. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law David (Buggar Red)  and Pat Boenker of  Washington;  brother-in-law and sister-in-law Albin and Debra Finke of White Hall; grandchildren: Jody Matejicek of Anderson,   Jennifer Matejicek of Anderson, and special friend, David Crenshaw, and Leslie and D. L. Groce of Snook; great-grandchildren: MacKenzie Groce, Taylor Groce, and Trey Groce. Adeline  is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death was her husband, Theo Boenker, Jr., sister, Clara Finke, and sister and brother-in-law, Erna and Edwin Boenker. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com