Quintes Gebhard, 97, of Round Top died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Gazebo Terrace Nursing Home in Brenham. Quintes was born in Round Top on Sept. 26, 1916, the s n of Alfred and Hulda (Spiess) Gebhard. He married Pearly Kruse on Jan. 27, 1946 in Warrenton. Quintes served in the U.S. Army from 1939-1940. He was a self-employed painter and carpenter until his retirement. He also was a farmer and cattle rancher. He is survived by his daughter, Linda Levien and husband, Larry, of Round Top; son, Quintes Gebhard, Jr. and wife, Charlene, of Brenham; three sisters-in-law: Talitha Gebhard of Fayetteville, Una Mae Haney of Bryan and Janet Roeder of Shiner; four grandchildren: Luke Levien and wife, Mary, of Bryan, Landon Levien of Round Top, Lacy Boggan and husband, Ethan, of Washington, Mary Lou Ocanas and husband, Eddie, of Brenham; four greatgrandchildren: Hoyt and Coby Boggan, Aiden and Aderes Ocanas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Pearly Gebhard, of 52 years; two brothers: Hilmer and Elgin Gebhard; two sisters-in-law: Minnie Gebhard and Irma Kruse; two brothersin- law: Lee Kruse and Melvin Roeder; and great granddaughter, Nayeli Ocanas. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 412 S. White St. in Round Top, at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Burial will follow at Haw Creek Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Family and friends can view and sign the guestbook online at www.lagrangefunerals.com. Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home in La Grange was in charge of arrangements.
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