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He married Miss Anna Cerny there Sept. Last fall they held open house for a large number of relatives and friends, celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Surviving in addition to his wife are three daughters, Mrs. Aleridge Rosenbaum of Weimar and Mrs. Martha Krejci, beloved daughter of Mr. Frank Krejci of the Borden section, who was taken to San Antonio a few days ago for an appendicitis operation, succumbed to her troubles and died Tuesday afternoon.

Everything possible was done for her, but without avail. Paul Piepenbrok, local Lutheran pastor, officiating in a touching burial service. Martha was in her 13th year, and was one of the brightest and most beloved little girls of this entire section. At school here she was a universal favorite and easily led in all her classes. She was the idol of her parents, and her death has brought sadness to many hearts throughout this section. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to her bereaved parents, brothers and sisters, relatives and friends.

Tuesday, April 28, at St. Crawford, pastor of Weimar United Church of Christ, officiated. He was assisted by Nick A. Krejci, daughter of Joseph and Theresa Valenta, was born Feb.

She came to this country in and married Frank Krejci the following year in Galveston, where they made their home for five years before moving to the Weimar area. Krejci died in For the past two years Mrs. Krejci has lived with her children. Of the nine children born to them, the four surviving are Dr.

Oscar Tillie Helmcamp of Houston, Mrs. Andrew Alice Braikovich of Galveston, and Mrs. Harley Viola Cox of Houston. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The five children who preceded Mrs. Krejci in death were Mrs.

Pallbearers were Henry Brasher Jr. Brasher, John Hajovsky, Ed. In the death of Mr. Phillip Kretschmer, who departed this life on the 19 instant, Columbus loses one of her old-time business men, who has been a resident of the city for twenty-one years.

He died after a three weeks' illness of inflammation of the bowels and other maladies, in his forty-eighth year. He was born at Maffersdorf, Bohemia, April, , and in his twenty-fourth year removed to Weimar in this county, where he resided about eighteen months, coming to Columbus in He assisted the late Mr. Theodore Harde in business until his death last Thursday. Kretschmer was of a quiet, unobtrusive disposition, attending strictly to his own business, and had many friends among those who knew him best.

His remains were committed to earth last Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock under the auspices of Odd Fellows and Hermann Sons, the Rev. Howard officiating at the residence and the grave. To the bereaved relatives the Citizen tenders sorrowful sympathy.

Funeral services were held at 10 a. She had been a resident of the Ramsey and Eagle Lake area since She married Hillie John Kretzschmar, on November 6, and he preceeded[sic] her in death November 16, Survivors include, daughters, Mrs. Five grand and 11 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of loved ones. From the Eagle Lake Headlight we learn of the death of Mr.

Kretzschmar, a native of Colorado county, which occurred at the family home at Ramsey Sunday before last, aged 64 years. He was born on Feb.

He served at the rank of Sgt. Alternate pallbearer was Elton Varnadore. May 24, he married Lucille Duddleston in the Lutheran parsonage in Sealy, because the bridge on the road to Columbus was out. Frostbite damaged his feet, a life-long affliction.

He was discharged honorably in After the war he worked for A. Struss Auto Supply, and owned and operated an appliance store. He also worked at the funeral home. He loved to travel, having owned two camping trailers and two motor homes.

This past Thanksgiving he visited family members in Littleton, CO. He loved woodworking making magazine holders, napkin holders, dust pans, crosses, tables and various other wood products.

He loved music and always had a hymn request on hymn request Sunday. Pastors Bill Mosley and Walter Miller, presiding. A lifelong resident of our area, Mr. Kretzschmar worked as a carpenter for R. Reese Contracting of Eagle Lake most of his life. He loved the outdoors and spent as much time as he could with nature. He gained a great deal of expertise in bee-keeping and was noted for raising queen bees which he shipped throughout the U S.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mrs. Vellie Grote Kretzschmar, in ; his daughter in , Mrs.

Gladys May Schenk; one sister and three brothers. Survivors include his granddaughter, Mrs. Gladys Stansberry of Austin; two great grandchildren, Blayne and Meagan Stansberry, both of Austin; a brother, Ruben Kretzschmar of El Paso; numerous nieces, and nephews, other relatives and loved ones.

Funeral services were held at 2: Interment followed at the Lakeside Cemetery of Eagle Lake. Pallbearers were Henry Kretzschmar, Sr. She was born Sept. She was rancher and homemaker. She also loved gardening, flowers; especially zinnias and her devoted and best companion Bingo, the boxer dog. Warschak; and sister, Lola Cejka. She is survived by her sister, Maurine Schley and husband Marvin, of Lone Oak; sister-in-law, Margaret Warschak of Bernardo; two nieces and two nephews. Funeral services took place June 24 at Henneke Funeral Home.

Interment followed at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Frelsburg. Funeral services for Oswald H. Kretzschmar, 56, were conducted from the Lutheran Church Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. Mr Kretzschmar's death occurred Wednesday afternoon after an illness of several weeks. On May 15th he married Miss Emma Venghaus.

The family lived at Yoakum for four years and then returned to Colorado County where they lived near Altair, near Mentz and in Columbus. John's Lutheran Church in Cat Spring. Burial wa[s] held at Lakeside Cemetery. She was a Eagle Lake resident for 50 years and a member of Lutheran Faith. She was born Dec. She married Ladik Krhovjak Oct. She had been a residet of Glidden since Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and daughter, Shirley Alleyn. She is survived by her son, Don W. Krhovjak of Houston; foster daughter, Susan and husband Dr. Funeral services took place June 28 at St. In-terment followed at St. Frank Kristek early Monday morning, there passed from among us one of the early settlers of this section, and a man who was highly regarded by all who knew him. He was a quiet, good, peaceloving man, and surrounded by every comfort that loving hands could.

Kristek was born in Austria in , and came to this country in , first settling in the Bluff Settlement, in Fayette county, where the greater part of his life was spent. For the last fifteen to eighteen years he had made his home with his daughter, Mrs.

John Janak, near the southeastern city limits. John Janak of this community, and one child dead. Kristek's wife preceded him to the grave some thirty-five years ago. The remains were laid to rest in St. Albina was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She spent her life caring for her home, garden, and flowers.

She was a hardworking woman whose tasks ranged from picking cotton and pecans to working in the hydroponic greenhouses in Weimar. She was a country girl at heart. She enjoyed making kolaches and homemade egg noodles that could often be found everywhere in the house.

Krizak died at 2 a. Thursday as she was being taken to the hospital after her condition had suddenly worsened. She had been ill about two months. She was married to Joe F. Krizak in and he died in The last 43 years she had made her home with her daughter and son-in-law, the Milton Hoffmanns, near Oakland.

She was a member of Weimar United Church of Christ. Charlie Edna Fojt of Baytown, Mrs. Emil Bessie Dusek and Mrs. Hilton Lottie Leppin of Weimar, Mrs. Eddie Loretta Hoffmann and Mrs. Milton Margaret Hoffmann of Oakland, Mrs. August Hattie Schlebach of Schulenburg and Mrs. Victor Viola Melnar of Hallettsville; 34 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren; one brother, Ed Barton of Weimar, and one sister, Mrs.

Barbara Brunkenhoefer of Weimar. Fojt, Kenneth Krizak, and Eugene Krizak. Krizak, Earl Leppin and Louis Krizak. Annie Theresa Krizak, 64, a resident of Baytown 41 years, were held Friday morning in Baytown with final graveside rites at 4 p. Friday afternoon in Weimar. Krizak of W. Main died at 5: Wednesday in a Baytown hospital. She is survived by her husband, Melvin J. Krizak and Daniel J.

Krizak, all of Baytown; one daughter, Mrs. Agnes Clawson of Baytown and Mrs. Edith Florus of Crosby; one brother, C. Dutch Ptacek of Baytown. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren. A liturgical wake was held on Thursday night at Earthman Chapel.

Services Friday were held at 8: Joseph's Catholic Church with Msgr. Denis Kennedy of St. The graveside service Friday afternoon was at St. Michael's Cemetery in Weimar. Burial was under direction of Earthman Funeral Home. The death of Mr. Joe Krizak came as a shock to his family and many friends. Krizak was 62 years old. He was the father of twelve children and several grandchildren.

He purchased the August Strunk farm, about 2 miles from Oakland, several years ago and had resided here up to the time of his death. Krizak was a good citizen and was highly esteemed throughout this community. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to his wife and children. May God in His love and mercy, comfort them in their great loss.

Among those present at the funeral of Mr. Joe Krizak at this place last Friday afternoon were Mr. Melvin Krizak and Mrs. They returned home Saturday. The Mercury of last issue briefly mentioned the death of Mr. Krizak, whose death occurred in a Halletsville hospital Wednesday night of last week, following a severe operation a few days previous.

Krizak was born Dec. He left his home in Rakovic, Austria, at an early age to emigrate to this country. He sailed from Bremen, Germany, on the first day of October , and arrived in Galveston on the 29th day of October, same year. He first made his home in the Holman section north of Weimar, then moved to Weimar, where he engaged in the gin business, and for a time was in partnership with John Janak, Sr. Afterward he engaged in farming and some years ago bought a large, fine farm in the Oakland section, where he and his family resided up to the time of his death.

Twelve children were born to this union. He leaves to mourn his departure, besides his widow, the following children: He was 62 years, 10 months and 27 days old at time of death. Joe Krizak was well and favorably known throughout this section, where he had spent the best years of his life.

He was a hard working man, an upright, good citizen, a devoted husband and father, highly regarded by neighbors and friends and his passing is noted with sincere regret by all. He was born on Dec. He attended Oakland School and obtained a business administration degree from Blinn College in Brenham.

He worked as a rancher, a mechanic for Loessin's and Brasher's in Weimar and for a few years in Angleton for Shell Oil. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. Interment followed in the Masonic Cemetery in Weimar. Grandsons served as active and honorary pallbearers. Millie, as she was known to many, was born March 31, in Czechoslovakia, the fourth child of Anna and Joseph Krejci.

The family immigrated to Texas, and started farming in the Weimar area. Millie married William Krizak on Nov. Survivors include; a sister, Libuse Krejci Rosenbaum; her children: The funeral took place at the Masonic Cemetery in this city the following day, under the auspices of the S.

Lodge, of which he had long been a member. Comforting words were spoken at the home and at the grave by Jos. Barton of this city, representing said lodge. Kroboth was born Nov. He emigrated to this country in , first settling at Schulenburg. About ten years ago he moved to the vicinity of Borden, where he purchased a large farm, and lived there up to the time of his death.

Kroboth was the father of thirteen children, of whom eleven are still living. Kroboth was a hard working, successful farmer, known and like by a large circle of friends throughout this section.

He leaves a widow and eleven children, to whom the heartfelt sympathy of all is extended. Funeral services were held for N. Kromeich Friday at the Baptist church. He was 59 years of age. On January 26, he was united in marriage to Mrs. Death came June 16 in Houston where he had been for some time receiving medical aid. He is survived by his wife, one sister and one brother, three half sisters and three half brothers, including J.

Moss of this place. He passed away in Houston, Texas, June 16, at the age of 59 years, 11 months and 10 days. He was united in marriage to Mrs. The evidence that remains as a dear memory to loved ones is that he passed this life with hope in Christ Jesus, while our hearts are bleeding. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery at Frelsburg. Rosary was recited at 6: Monday at the funeral home.

Krueger's body was found Saturday night in a ditch on a county road a mile east of Frelsburg, the sheriff's office reported. The body was lying In a bar ditch just west of the entrance to the Schutte Mill, officers said. A pathologist ruled that the death was the result of acute alcoholism. An investigation into circumstances surrounding Krueger's death was continuing, the sheriff's office said.

Survivors include his father; 4 sisters, Mrs. Harry Supak of Eagle Lake, Mrs. Rudy Jurecka of Fayetteville, Mrs. Serving as pallbearers were Emil Gully Jr. Noska, Sylvester Zapalac Jr. A German on Mr. He left a family--some of them I think large enough to help in the farm work.

We regret to note the death of Mr. The deceased has live in this community for several years and ws an honest, hard working and worthy citizen and his loss will be severely felt by the citizens of this neighborhood. Gottfried Krieger, a well known farmer of the Borden section, died Wednesday night, of tuberculosis, and was buried the following day in the cemetery west of town. He was a member of Weimar Hermann Soehne lodge and was buried under the auspices of that order. Krueger was found dead at his residence April 3.

He was a veteran of the Korean War and an oilfield worker. Survivors include 5 sisters, Mrs. Rudie Jurecka of Fayetteville, Mrs. Eugene Gay of Eagle Lake, Mrs.

Gary Swenson of Ft. Knesek Chapel and Koenig Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements. He was born Nov. Funeral services were at 2 p. Krueger was a resident of the Weimar area from the time of her marriage to Gottfried Krueger until , when she moved to Edinberg. Krueger died in She was a native of Europe, the daughter of Mrs.

Frank Beck, with whom she came to this country when she was 15 years old. Augusta Peters of Weimar; a son, Charles Krueger of Brazoria; 9 grand-children and 4 great-grandchildren. Two sons, World War I veterans, preceded her in death. Otto Krueger died in and Fritz Krueger in Attending the funeral from here were John Peters Sr. Miss Annie Krug died last Saturday morning at the residence of Mrs. Stupl of this city, where she has resided for several years. Her remains were committed to earth, in the city cemetery at 4 o'clock Sunday evening.

Father Spinneweber of the Bernard officiating. The funeral took place Saturday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Michael's Cemetery , this city, Revs. Szymanski and Anders officiating in the presence of a large assemblage of mourning relatives and friends. Kruppa was born March 25,, in Czecho-Slovakia; died Dec. Frank Lacina of Schulenburg, Mrs. Henry Mosizek of Jourdanton, Mrs. John Baca of El Campo, Mrs. John Krecmer of Weimar. Kruppa was a hard working, industrious, successful farmer, a good husband and father, ever proving himself a true friend and neighbor, and was held in high esteem by all who knew him.

His death is deeply and sincerely deplored by a large circle of friends throughout this section. Funeral services for Joe A. Kruppa, 53, were held Friday morning at St.

Rosa Catholic Church in Schulenburg. Interment was in St. Kruppa who was 53 years of age, died at the family residence about three miles east of Schulenburg Wednesday morning.

The body of Richard J. Kruppa, 40, Schulenburg feed store manager, was found on the bank of the Navidad between Schulenburg and Oakland Friday night, a. He had been missing since Thursday. His family said he had been in ill health the past two months. Last August Lee Prause took his own life under similar circumstances. Two weeks later Ed Seidenberger killed himself with a shotgun.

A bachelor, he made his home with a brother-in-law and sister, Mr. His parents were the late Mr. Rose Catholic Church, with Rev. Eustace Hermes officiating Interment was in St. Rhine Winkler and Jerome Holub, also Legion members, served as honor guard. Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Martha Jurak of Schulenburg, Mrs. Rudolph Elsie Solansky of Weimar, and Mrs. Joe Kruppa aged 43 wife of a well known farmer of the Navidad section.

She leaves a husband, one son and three daughters. The funeral will take place at St. Friends of the family are invited to be present. News of the death of Mrs. Kruppa occasioned much sadness. Knippa died Wednesday afternoon of last week at 4 o'clock and the remains were laid to rest Friday morning at 9 o'clock, interment being made in the Weimar Catholic Cemetery , with Revs.

Kruppa was born in Weimar, Colorado county, Nov. She leaves to mourn her passing her grief stricken husband, one son, Richard, and three daughters, Elsie and Josie, and two brothers, Joe and Ed Hanzelka of Weimar.

Those from a distance attending the funeral were: Henry Mozisek and daughter, Mrs. Edmund Kruppa and son, all of El Campo; Mr. Frank Kruppa and daughters, Elsie and Edna, Mrs.

John Stolle and baby of Smithville, and Mr. Richard Kruppa of LaGrange. Miss Krutilek was born in Weimar but had moved to the El Campo section many years ago. She was a distant relative of Mr. Otto Barta of Weimar. Mary Krutilek, a former resident of this community, but living at El Campo for a number of years past, died at El Campo Wednesday of last week, aged 76 years. Dobes of Houston performing the burial ceremony, a number of relatives and friends of he family being present to witness the last sad rites.

Krutilek at one time lived on the old Falwell place a few miles southwest of town, but for the past twenty years had made her home in El Campo with her son, Joe Krutilek. Krutilek of Ennis, Mrs. Joe Kunetka of Dubina, Mrs. She was a devoted wife and mother, a good, christian woman, loved by all who knew her, and her death is sincerely deplored. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the bereaved ones.

He moved to Colorado co. After his retirement he enjoyed raising cattle and making homemade wine. He loved listening to polka music, telling stories to his grandchildren and playing dominoes with his family on Sundays.

Jerry's smile and wonderful sense of humor will be missed by his family and friends. He is preceded in death, by his parents, 6 sisters, 1 brother, and a son, Louis R. Kuba, a Houston Police Officer who was killed in the line of duty in Mary's Cemetery in Nada, Texas. Visitation was held Wednesday, Nov. Annie Kubac, who died Thursday, Aug.

Burial was in the church cemetery. Kubac had been ill only one day, having entered the hospital Wednesday. Born in Europe on July 26, , she came to America with her parents while she was a baby. They settled in the rural area of Weimar, and she lived the rest of her life here. The past 23 years she had lived in town. She was married to Frank Kubac Nov.

He preceded her in death many years ago. Surviving are one brother, Jim Kuchar, and one sister, Mrs. Charles Emilie Schenk, both of Weimar, and several nieces and nephews. Frank Kubac, well known farmer living in the St. Paul section a few miles north of Weimar, was found dead in his home late Tuesday evening when his good wife returned from the cotton patch. The two had been picking cotton, when Mr.

Kubac went back to the house. His wife soon afterward heard a gun fire, but supposed it was someone hunting and paid little attention to it. Later when she returned to the house she found her husband sprawled out dead, from effects of a gunshot wound. Kubac and his wife lived alone, having no children. We are told he was not in very good health and suffered greatly from some trouble in his head.

Possibly this was the cause of the act. He had no cause for financial worry, we are told. He was a man about 60, we understand. The funeral took place this Thursday morning at 9 o'clock.

She was born in La Grange, Jan. Bill Kubala, May 16, Her skills as a seamstress endeared her to many of the ladies in Columbus during the decades of the 50s, 60s and 70s. She often said privately to her family "If they can imagine and describe the dress they want, I can make it for them.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Hubert M. Funeral services were conducted May 21 at St. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Mary Kubecka, 90, were conducted Nov. Ed Fiala and Mrs. One of the greatest gifts, she received before she died, was to hold her newest great grandchild, Hanna. Her undying faith, devotion, and witness to God will forever be the example and the cornerstone of her family.

Her ability to touch and care about each and every person she knew enabled others to live a fuller life. Her strength and love for her family and friends provided the unbreakable rock, not only in the happy times, but the difficult times as well.

Her legacy will forever live in her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and friends. She was undoubtedly the best individual we her family had the pleasure and privilege of knowing.

We will always love you, Mama, and Grandma. We will all see you in heaven. The address is as follows: The graveside service will be immediately following at Holly Memorial Gardens.

She was one month and eight days old. She is survived by her parents, four sisters and four brothers. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Interment was in the Elk Run Cemetery. Hermsen, 77, of 24 th Ave. Services will be 10 a. Burial will be in St. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p. His relatives owned an extensive business enterprise there and Mr. Hamburger conducted branches for that firm at points in Russia. On account of Russian tariffs and trade impositions, he emigrated to America.

He located in Columbus in and with his business acumen built from an humble beginning a substantial estate. He was always keenly interested in measures for the betterment of Columbus and was a worthy citizen. He was a member of Caledonia lodge, A. Hamburger is survived by one son, Sam of Columbus and two brothers, Oscar of Eagle Lake and another who lives in the east.

Graveside rites were held in Houston Sunday in Beth Israel cemetery for Sam Hamburger, retired Columbus merchant, who died in a nursing home in Dallas early Saturday morning. Kahn officiated and Mr. Hamburger was buried beside his wife, who died last April. Born in Europe, he came to this country with his parents as a boy and to Columbus at the age of 9.

He operated a dry goods store with his father until his father died, then continued the business until World War II, when he sold it and retired. Hamburger had been ill more than a year and had been unconscious since last fall. His body was brought to Columbus funeral home, where it remained until it was taken to Houston. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs.

Seymour, Ellis Miller, W. Miekow and Hollis Massey, all of Columbus and H. Frady, a brother-in-law, of Yoakum. Others going from Columbus to the services were Mesdames J. Charles Klein and Mr.

In the death of Arthur Hamilton the community have not only lost a public spirited member, but the poor a benefactor, and the sorrowing a sympathizing friend. His example of patience is a light to others, and his kindliness of heart, unmarred by any bitterness of spirit, even in the midst of bodily torture, was truly remarkable.

Though dying he yet lives in the hearts of many. And to her who so tenderly watched and nursed him comes the blessed consolation [Interment in Odd Fellows Rest ]. Though vanished I am yet with thee, beloved, For souls can never die. Thy love which proved My solace here on earth, still dwells with me, And oh, tenfold my love returns to thee, Then grieve not that thou hast me no more Since love grows perfect only on the Eternal Shore.

Crafton of North Austin Baptist church officiated. Harry Carter was organist and Mrs. Billy Fisher was soloist. Burial was in the Willms family plot in Masonic cemetery at Eagle Lake. Hamilton was treated for short time at St. Anderson clinic in Houston. He was a masonry contractor. He graduated from Austin high school and attended the University of Texas for 3 years. He served in the army from to His wife was unable to attend the services, since she had given birth, only last Thursday, to a son, Richard, whom Mr.

Hamilton had never seen. Other survivors are a son Mark, 4 years; a son, Michael 9, and daughter, Holly, 7, by another marriage; his mother; his father, O. Hamilton, and a brother, Mertin W. Pallbearers were his first cousins, F. Willms, Billy Willms, J. Willis, and his best friend, Bob Leatherwood. She grew up in Columbus and lived most of her adult life in San Antonio.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Bob Hamilton; brothers, Earnest C. Kearney and Charles W. She is survived by her son, William B. Funeral services were Sunday, March 14, and interment followed at the Oddfellows Cemetery in Columbus.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in her name to Sombrillo Nursing Facility at Sombrillo Ct. She was born in Rock Island Sept. She was a retired schoolteacher from Friendship Independent School District in Wolfforth where she served for 40 years and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Columbus.

She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Helen C. Funeral services were conducted Feb. Interment followed at Myrtle Cemetery in Rock Island. On August 2, , he married Juanita Adams. He had been a residnt of Columbus since Survivors include his wife of Columbus; daughter, Helen C. Funeral services were held Saturday, October 5, at 2 p. Interment followed in Myrtle Cemetery in Rock Island. Henneke Funeral Home of Columbus was in charge of arrangements. The remains were buried Monday afternoon.

Died, at the residence of her son-in-law, W. Chumney, in Colorado county, Texas, August 17, , of dropsy, Mrs. Hamlin, aged 66 years, 8 months and 4 days. The subject of this notice was born in Lunenburg county, Virginia, where she was raised and educated. Being possesed[sic] of remarkable beauty and attractiveness, she was married young, and took upon herself the duties of wife and mother, in which capacity she was exceedingly happy for a time, there never having been a more devoted wife and mother; but alas!

The storm of adversity shattered her fabric of happiness. So frequent, so heavy were the shocks that it is no wonder she, for the remainder of her days, lay stunned among ruins, seeing the society of only a few friends, by whom she was dearly loved, and devoting her remaining strength to caring for her grand-children, whom she almost idolized, and thought their every wish must be gratified. She was fully aware of her situation for several months, and expressed a willingness to go, yet at the last she would each succeeding morning wish to be spared to see another that she might have the pleasure of seeing the bright faces and hearing the sweet voices of her three little grandchildren.

Services for Allen L. Raymond Cox and Father Tim Kosler officiated. He died on November He married Helen Kahlden Hammack on November 9, He was a superintendent for Ideal Basic Industries, and was a resident of Columbus for the past 25 years. Hammack, Tyler, James Hammack, Bellville; and two grandchildren. Schindler and Ricky Mikulenka.

The man named Pierce Hammond, who has recently removed to Lissie from Missouri and was working on the rice farm of J. Everitt, who was accidentally shot last night while attempting to carry the body of Marshal W.

She was born on Sept. A retired elementary school teacher, she taught in the Garwood and Columbus Independent School Districts.

Leeann Tarpley and Jim Shaw. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, Dec. Lee Hammons, 66, died December 18 at M. Anderson Hospital in Houston. He was born August 7, in Courtney, Texas. He was a retired City Building code inspector and Fire Marshall for City of Columbus and from refrigeration and electrical business. Services were held Thursday, December 21 at 2 p.

Survivors are his wife Ethel Burford Hammons of Columbus, daughters: McDuffy, Owen Mehrens, L. Shilling and Joe Duncan. She was born in Columbus Nov. She was a homemaker, wife and grandmother.

She loved to travel, garden, fish and prepare treats for her family and friends. She was an active member of St. Funeral services were conducted Aug. Anthony Catholic Cemetery ]. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Support, P. Anthony's Altar Society, Bowie St. Antonia Hanak, who died Tuesday at 4 p. Anthony's Catholic church at 9 a. Emmett Kolodzie, pastor of St. Anthony's, conducted the services for the life-long resident of Columbus, Burial in Odd Fellows Rest.

Born at Ellinger in , she was a daughter of Martin and Josephine Becica. She would have been 79 on April Her husband, Joe Hanak, died about Hanak is survived by two daughter, Miss Frances Hanak and Mrs.

Philomena Dolezal and one brother, Frank Becica. Monday morning in St. Hanak, 68, who died in Columbus hospital at 4 a. Kraus officiated and burial was in Odd Fellows Rest cemetery. Columbus Funeral home was in charge. A rosary was recited in the funeral home Sunday evening. Hanak had suffered with a heart ailment for many years and had been in bed at home for several months.

He was taken to the hospital Dec. His birth date was Nov. His home is on rocky Hill road, southwest of Columbus. Survivors include his widow; a daughter, Mrs. Pallbearers were Sam K. Fowler, Ellis Miller, W. Struss and Carl Morgan. Lena Hanak, 34, a resident of Columbus, died Saturday morning in a hospital here. The body was sent to Columbus Saturday afternoon for funeral services and interment. Survivors are the husband, Joe Hanak, of Columbus, two brothers and one sister. Requiem Mass was said Monday at 7: Anthony's Catholic Church, with The Rev.

Rosary was recited Saturday at 8: He was born in Fayette County Oct. In he was married to Miss Rosie Barta. He was engaged in farming and ranching and also worked at the local gravel pit.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Rosie Hanak of Glidden; 2 daughters, and their husbands, Mr. Eugene Frances Pear of Columbus and Mr. One brother, Joe, preceded him in death. Burial was at Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery. She married Joe J. Hanak on October 5, She has lived in Columbus 45 years, as a housewife. Survivors include one daughter; Mrs. Pallbearers were Frank Wick, Jr. Funeral services were held at 2 p. The funeral arrangements were under the direction of Henneke Funeral Home.

Hanak was buried at St. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Kirby Cele Etheridge of Houston; Mrs. Fannie Pekar and son-in-law, Gene of Columbus. Three sons, Joe E. Hanak and daughter-in-law, Aleen of Columbus; James L. Wilbert Martin of Columbus; Mrs. Herbert Sternadel of Weimar; and Mrs. Mike Pokluda of Columbus.

Bob Barta of West Columbia, Texas. Sixteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. The cause was lung cancer. A woman of enormous character, Chris was known for her openness and warmth, her big heart and thoughtfulness. She was the quintessential good egg. She was also a fashion maven. Always impeccably turned out, she was a fan of most retail outlets, a shopper extraordinaire who shared her fashion discoveries and acumen with all. Sales staff at Neiman-Marcus knew her by name. Her closet was an homage to black slacks and crisp white shirts.

Chris had a devilish sense of humor and loved a salty joke or well-aimed zinger. Birthday cards from her usually contained both. She was a nut for Halloween and an avid practitioner of both tricks and treats. She married Thomas Hancher in and moved to Columbus where she raised her family and pursued a career in healthcare. Chris began her career as a charge nurse at Columbus Community Hospital, rising to the position of Director of Home Health Agency there in She served for many years on the board of the Columbus Public Library and was a longstanding member of the Pilot Club.

Of all her many accomplishments, she took the greatest pride in her family. John Alden Hancher, 90, died Saturday, Dec. He was 90 years old at the time of his death. Hancher was born on Jan. He was admitted to the Texas State Bar that same year. He was stationed in England as a pilot with the R. He transferred to the U. There he flew B Bombers on missions over France and Germany.

She preceded him in death on Sept. Hancher practiced law in Columbus from mid until shortly before his death. He served as Colorado County judge from through He was a member of the Colorado County Bar Association and served as their president in the s.

He served as the Veterans Service Officer for over 50 years. He is survived by his only son, Thomas Beattie Hancher M. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. Box , Columbus, TX Funeral services were held in First Baptist church Saturday afternoon for Mrs.

John Hancher, who died Thursday night in Columbus hospital. She had been ill with cancer since last November, when she underwent surgery in Hermann hospital in Houston. She had been in Columbus hospital several months. Faryar Patterson, pastor of First Baptist church; the Rev. Logan Cummins of Austin and the Rev. Andrew Pate of Houston officiated. Hancher moved to Columbus in , after both had been discharged from the United States Forces, with service overseas. Born in Watertown, N.

Hancher was the former Louise Beattie, daughter of Roswell T. Upon graduation from school in Watertown, she enrolled in nurse's training in the Rochester General hospital in Rochester, N. In , when she graduated as a registered nurse, she joined a group of doctors and nurses from the hospital to form the 19th General Hospital Unit, serving in England and France in World War II.

Hancher met in London at a restaurant where they had gone with mutual friends. They were married in Malvern, county of Worchester, April 1, He returned to this county in March, , and she the following July. After moving to Columbus, Mr. Hancher began practicing as an attorney. He served as county judge for several years. Hancher's main interest, outside her family, was her work with the Baptist church and her missionary circle. Besides her husband, she is survived by a year-old son, Tom, senior at pre-medical school at the University of Texas, her mother of Watertown, 2 sisters, Mrs.

Ruth Weber of Watertown and Mrs. Christine Donoghue of Boston, Mass. Her father and a brother, Roswell T. Her mother was at her bedside here from last December until about 3 weeks ago.

Here for the services were her sister-in-law, Mrs. Pallbearers were Tyler T. Clark, Hollis Massey, J. A devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, treasured friend and devout Christian, she was cherished and beloved by her family and friends, and a blessing to all who knew her. Hand, who preceded her in death in They lived in Houston from , and then retired to Columbus.

She was a nurse for many years and a member of West Oaks Church of Christ. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, Dec. Interment followed in the Masonic Cemetery in Weimar. Box , Columbus, Texas ; or a charity of your choice. Funeral services were held here Friday, Sept. The funeral was under direction of the Shatto Funeral Home of Columbus. The Mercury joins many friends in extending sincere condolence to the parents and relatives in their bereavement.

Graveside services for Mrs. Hanks died Thursday afternoon, Dec 16, at her home after a heart attack. She was born in Weimar May 8, , the daughter of George Jr.

Hanks is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Mary Sue Listerman and Mrs. Another brother, Kenneth, preceded her in death in l. Bill grew up in Eagle Lake. He subsequently spent one year on a postdoctoral fellowship in Zurich, Switzerland where he met and married Ursula. During that year his daughter Michele was born. He was a professor of biology and human genetics at the University of Utah, where he was involved in research and teaching.

He was a popular and dedicated teacher and received the University of Utah's Outstanding Teaching Award. After 20 years of teaching he returned to being a student and earned a Master's Degree in Social Work.

While continuing his teaching at the U of U he accepted a position at the Division of Human Services with the State of Utah during which time he served on National Committees for developmental disabilities. At 62 he retired, bought an RV and traveled coast to coast.

Some of his favorite moments were spent watching the sunsets in San Carlos, Mexico. There was a celebration of his life at his home, 3rd Ave. All friends were welcome.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to The Haven, E. We are indeed sorry to note the death of the infant daughter of Mr. The baby, aged four months, after a short illness died at Marion Friday, and was brought to this city Saturday and interred in the Catholic cemetery by the side of its baby brother.

The funeral took place from the train and after suitable ceremonies at the church by Rev. Father Lagledger, the body of the pure little innocent was laid to rest while its spirit winged its flight to where the angels dwell. The attendance at the funeral was large, and this entire community sympathizes with the bereaved parents in their great loss.

Words are inadequate to express our thanks to the numerous citizens of Weimar who extended to us so many favors and kind attentions during the recent illness of our infant son, which resulted in death. Though we are comparative strangers here, having resided here but a short time, we received all the assistance that one could hope for even in a community where he had been born and reared. When affliction comes is the time above all others for a full appreciation of neighborly kindness. We feel that this card is but a weak expression of our gratitude.

It is with feelings of deep sorrow that we note the death of little Willie, infant son of Mr. The little fellow was taken suddenly the Saturday night before with congestion, and in a few hours was ushered where the angels dwell. The remains were interred in the Catholic cemetery of this place, Rev. Father Lagleder of Dubina officiating. On March 8, , he married Audrey Ann Zapalac.

Hanna, who had resided in Richwood for the past 18 years, was a chemist for Dow Chemical C. Funeral services were held Aug.

Robert Schlortt and Ed Springs officiating. Funeral services were followed by cremation. Hannah died June 26, at Born April 14, , in Weimar, she was a daughter of Robert H. He died November 18, , while they were living in Fort Worth. On October 2, , at Boulder, she was married to Leslie B. Hannah, who died September 20, Buddy Yoder of Weimar. Funeral services for Ed Hanzelka Sr. Michael's church at 9: Interment will be in St. Rosary will be recited at 8 o'clock Thursday night.

Justice of the Peace A. Ratliff returned a verdict of suicide in the death. Hanzelka had been shot more in the head, a single barreled shotgun was found nearby.

Emilia Hanzelka, 79, were held Monday, Jan. She was married to Joseph Hanzelka in and they settled on a farm in this area.

Her husband preceded her in death Sept. Surviving her are one daughter, Mr. Shumbera of Weimar; one son John Hanzelka of Weimar; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs.

Rosalie Petovsky of Cleburne, Texas. Three sisters died before her: Nina Baca and Mrs. Ed Hanzelka, a well known farmer living a few miles southwest of Weimar, came to town on Saturday afternoon, with his 3-year-old child leaving his wife and little 7-month-old baby at home, alive and well, and everything apparently all right.

When he returned home that evening he heard his baby crying, but could not locate his wife. He found the smokehouse in the yard locked, and bursting open the door was horrified to find the wife and mother lying there dead, with the top of her head literally blown away. The poor woman, while suffering from a temporary fit of aberration, had secured a shotgun,locked herself in the smokehouse, placed the barrel in her mouth, and with her toe had pulled the trigger, blowing the top of her head off.

Death undoubtedly was instantaneous. The grief and horror of the stricken husband can better be imagined than described. Van Alstyne and Constable George Loessin went out same evening and held an inquest, the facts developed being as above outlined. The remains were tenderly prepared for burial and late Sunday evening were committed to rest in St.

Decedent was 27 or 28 years old, a daughter of Mr. Louis Pokluda of this vicinity, a kind hearted, good woman, and highly thought of by those who knew her. Besides her husband, she leaves two children--one about 3 years and the other 7 months. Our heartfelt sympathy is extended the bereaved families. John Hanzelka, a well known farmer of this section, living about two miles south of Weimar, died Friday last and was buried Saturday at St. He leaves a widow a [sic] three children, to whom our heartfelt sympathy is extended.

Funeral services for Joe Hanzelka, 68, resident of this section for all but the first year of his life, were held Tuesday afternoon from Hubbard Funeral Home, Rev. Emigholz of the Evangelical Lutheran Church officiating. A native of Moravia, Europe, he was born Sept.

They settled near Weimar, and the children attended Weimar schools. Hanzelka married Miss Emilia Koudelka here Nov. Last Saturday, after a lingering illness, he became suddenly worse and was taken to Weimar Hospital, where he died Sunday, on the anniversary of his birth. Surviving in addition to his wife, are a son, John Hanzelka, a daughter, Mrs.

Joe Kruppa, preceded him in death 12 years ago. Hanzelka, aged 75 years, mother of Mr. Ed Hanzelka and Mrs. Joe Kruppa, all residing in this section, died Thursday last and the remains were committed to mother earth in St.

Hanzelka was born in Czecho-Slovakia. She married in the old country and she and her husband came to this country early in life, settling near Weimar and lived here up to the time of their deaths. Hanzelka was the mother of six children. Two of the little ones died in the old country, one after they came to America. The three surviving children are named above. Hanzelka throughout her long life ever proved herself to be a dutiful wife, devoted mother, kindly neighbor and friend, and she will be sadly missed.

Her funeral was attended by a large number of mourning relatives and friends. She married Edwin Hanzelka in Weimar on Oct. For 35 years she was a resident of Hungerford, where she was a member of St. Interement[sic] was at Lakeside Cemetery. He moved to Eagle Lake from Brenham in He was employed with Eagle Lake Implement Co. Godfrey, Lee Maeckel Jr. Honorary pallbearers were the employees of Eagle Lake Implement Co.

On May 16, , she married Gottlieb F. Interment followed in Lakeside Cemetery , Eagle Lake. Harborth, 62, of Eagle Lake, passed away Sept. He was a native of East Bernard, born on Nov. He and Barbara Ann Richter were married on Oct.

He was offered full scholarships in and in to play football with the University of Houston. Bob and Judy James and the Richter and Vasut families. Funeral Mass was conducted Sept. Interment followed at Lakeside Cemetery in Eagle Lake. For those desiring, the family has requested memorials be made to the Eagle Lake Volunteer Fire Dept. Box 38, Eagle Lake, TX Funeral services were held for Mr. Burial was held at Lakeside Cemetery in Eagle Lake.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Dulany Funeral Home. He later became a CPL Lineman until he was injured on the job in Harborth went into business for himself as an electrician until he retired due to his health approximately 20 years ago.

He was preceded in death by his parents, eight brothers and sisters, and a granddaughter, Audrey Lynn Harborth. Funeral services for Charlie M. Harbus, 39, whose death occurred at Columbus Hospital Sunday night during a day leave in this section from the Merchant Marines, were held from Hubbard Funeral Home Wednesday morning, October 22,.

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