Velma Gregor Fathauer
Velma Gregor Fathauer, 85, of Brenham, widow of Ray E. Fathauer, passed away on October 3, 2015 at Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. from Christ Lutheran Church with Pastor Mark Groves officiating. Burial will follow in Prairie Lea Cemetery. Visitation with the family and friends is scheduled from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Debbie Fathauer of Brenham; daughter and son-in-law, Marcie and Roger Phipps of Brenham; grandchildren, Brian and Amanda Fathauer, Dillon and Amanda Phipps, Sarah and Abel Crosby, Anna Fathauer, and Logan Phipps; great-grandchildren, Emma Fathauer; Melody Phipps; and Simeon, Asher, and Judah Crosby; and special family friend, Ly Van Nguyen. Funeral arrangements for Velma Gregor Fathauer are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham, TX. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com
Ruby Paula Lentz
Ruby Paula Lentz, 90, of Brenham, the widow of Edgar E. Lentz, died October 2, 2015 at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan. Visitation will be from 6:00 - 8:00pm Monday, Oct. 5 at Memorial Oaks Chapel. The funeral service for Ruby Lentz will be at 10:00am, Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Grace Lutheran Church of Brenham with Pastor Matthew Jacobs officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham. Survivors include her son, Edgar Lee Lentz of Brenham; and sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary Lueck, Doris Lentz, Louise and Bert Sibley and Shirley Hackemack. Funeral arrangements for Ruby Lentz are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main St., Brenham, TX 979 836-4565. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com
Raymond Raymond Thaler, 87, of Brenham, the widower of Annie Laurie Thaler, died Friday, October 2, 2014. at Brenham Nursng and Rehab Center. Visitation with the family will be Sunday, Oct. 4, 5:00 - 7:00pm at Memorial Oaks Chapel. The funeral service will be at 10:00am, Monday, Oct. 5 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg with Pastor Denise Seymore officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Raymond Thaler is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Linda Thaler of Brenham; daughter, Annette Lurner and special friend Steve Barker of Brenham; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Marjorie Ann Thaler, Nathalie Rothermel Landua, James D. and Dorothy Ann Rothermel, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main St., Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel
Lorraine Teufel, 85, the widow of Kermit Teufel, passed away September 29, 2015 at St. Joseph Regional Health Care Center in Bryan. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 3, 2015, at the First United Methodist Church in Brenham. Rev. Jon Stouffer and Rev. Kay Reed will officiate. Interment will follow in Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery in Industry. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m., Friday evening at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Lorraine Teufel is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Amy Teufel of Houston, and sister-in-law, Ella Mae Teufel of Brenham. She was preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Nettie Stepan, her husband, Kermit Teufel and her Goddaughter, Kelly Beth Balke. Funeral arrangements for Lorraine Teufel are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham, TX. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Waldo H. Dannhaus
Waldo H. Dannhaus, 82, passed away Sept. 27, 2015 at Brenham Nursing and Rehab. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Salem Lutheran Church of Welcome, with Pastor John Sutton officiating. Burial will follow in Prairie Lea Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include brothers Bernard Dannhaus and wife Alice, Edward Dannhaus and wife Sylvia, Elroy Dannhaus and wife Kristen, all of Brenham; sisters Laura Fieseler and Doris Eckermann, both of Brenham, and Alice Heisch Neel of Bellville; nieces and nephews Lavonne Hegefeld and husband Roy, Roy Dannhaus and wife Vickie, Linda Eilers and husband Ron, all of Brenham; Dana Hughes and husband Kelley of Katy, Scot Dannhaus of Burnet, Len Dannhaus and wife Amy of Chicago, Illinois, Dale Heisch and wife Wendy of Euless, Carla Terrian and husband Robert of Phoenix, Avaree Dannhaus, Octavia Sanchez, and Rylee Dannhaus, of Brenham; great nieces and great nephews include Heather Hegefeld Lohman and husband Brian; Ross Hegefeld and wife Kimberly, Kaci Patranella and husband Mason, Shelley Dippel and husband Dustin, Stacey Eilers, Kathleen Dannhaus, Alexandria Dannhaus, Olivia Dannhaus, Carlos Sagliardi, Alexander Terrian, Isabella Terrian, Grant Hughes, Lillian Hughes, Pierce Hughes, Cynthia Heisch of Arlington, Derrick Heisch of Plano, Joey Lee and Joshua Troup of Euless, Texas; great-great niece Lila Lohman and great-great nephew Kyle Mason Patranella. Waldo was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Lillian Dannhaus; brothers-in-law Ernest Fieseler, Ralph Heisch, Ron Neel, and Milton Eckermann, Jr.; sister-in-law Joan Dannhaus; nephews Kenneth Eckermann and Carlos Sagliardi. Funeral arrangements for Waldo Dannhaus are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W.Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com
Andy Vernon Langford
Services for Andy Vernon Langford, 94, of Somerville are set for 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Strickland Funeral Home in Caldwell. Interment will follow at Masonic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 29, 2015, also at the funeral home. Mr. Langford died on September 26th, in League City, Texas. Andy was born July 31, 1921 to Joseph Vertrees Langford and Nettie Mae (Messick) Langford in Wellington, Texas. Andy joined the Army Air Corps in September of 1942. During his three year stint in service he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Air Gunner’s Wings, Prisoner of War Medal, European Theater of Operations Ribbon, Air Medal w/2Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Purple Heart. Andy was Honorably Discharged in November of 1945. Andy studied and received a B.S. in Geology and was employed by the U.S. Corps of Engineers for 21 years as a Geologist. He was also a member of the VFW, AAPG, AIME, the Elks, and the 379th Bomb Group. Andy is survived by his wife; Nell Joy (Putman) Langford; son Larry Davis and wife Marilee Scott of Houston; daughters; Joy Anne Eaton of Bryan, Texas, Kelley Krenek and husband Larry of League City, Texas; and grandchildren; Stephen Eaton of Huntsville, Christopher Eaton of Bryan, Kerrie Krenek Trueheart of Pearland, Katherine Langford of The Colony, Audrey Goodgion of McKinney; great grandchildren, Jenna Trueheart and Olivia Goodgion. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Andrew Langford; and daughter, Mary Helen Langford. Remembrances are gratefully accepted at the Caldwell VFW Post #4458. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Strickland Funeral Home of Caldwell. Please visit our website at www.stricklandfuneralhomes.com for additional information and to sign the online register.
Edward Fred Kruse
Edward Fred Kruse, 87, husband of Evelyn Tiaden Kruse, died Sept. 23, 2015 in College Station. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 at the Brenham High School auditorium, with Pastor Phil Fenton officiating. A private family burial will take place later in the day. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25 evening at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Kruse of Brenham; son and daughter-in-law Paul and Barbara Kruse of Brenham; daughter and son-in-law Karen and Wes Hall of College Station; daughter-in-law Jane Skatell of Charleston, S.C.; brother and sister-in-law Howard and Verlin Kruse of Brenham; sisters Evelyn Ann Kruse and Mildred Bridges, also of Brenham. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sons, Ken Kruse and Neil Kruse. Funeral arrangements for Edward Fred Kruse are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main, Brenham. To post a tribute to the family, visit www.memorialoakschapel.com.
Helen (Kaminski) Nowak
Helen (Kaminski) Nowak, age 93 of Brenham, passed away at her residence on Friday, September 18, 2015. Helen Nowak is survived by children Delores Schulze, Johnny Nowak of Porter and Deacon Dan Nowak; grandchildren Jeffery Nowak, Jason Schulze (wife Diane), Dustan Schulze, Sabriana Palmer (husband Phil); great-grandchildren DaShawn Wright, Bre’Anna Burns, Payton Schulze; sisters Pearly Nelson, Gertrude Paradowski, Mary Bartniski; sisers-in-law Edwina Kaminski, Val Nowak and Natalie Kaminski. A Rosary will be prayed on Sunday, September 20 at 6:00 p.m. in Brenham Memorial Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, September 21 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeffery Nowak, Jason Schulze, Dustan Schulze, Phil Palmer, DaShawn Wright and Mark Parabowski. Services for Helen Nowak are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer Street, Brenham, TX. 979.836.3611 Share condolences at www.BrenhamMemorial.Chapel.com