Published by News Staff on Thu, 03/17/2016 - 9:20am
Lora Jean “Sissy” Dippel Janda, 82, faithful daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was called to her heavenly home on Saturday, March 12, 2016.Lora was born on March 22, 1933, the sixth child of ten to Alton and Leone Dippel in Round Top.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:48am
Ciriaco Valdez, Sr., 89, of Overland Park, Kan. (formerly of La Grange), died Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Ciriaco was born in Woodsboro on Aug. 8, 1926, the son of Manaro and Maria (Rodriguez) Valdez. He married Ramona De Leon on June 4, 1961 in Montemorelos, N.L., México.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:47am
Willie Lee Shoults, 92, of La Grange, died on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Willie was born in Avery on Oct. 13, 1923, the son of Emmit and Sarah Jane (Chapman) Shoults. He married Dora Mae Graf on April 5, 1947 in Fayette County. Willie served in the U.S. Navy from Nov. 1, 1941 to Nov. 1, 1949.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:45am
Betty Joan Huebel Purgerson, 73, of Dallas, died March 03, 2016. Betty was born in La Grange on May 2, 1942, the daughter of Lee and Elsie Huebel. She graduated high school in La Grange. Betty was married to Neville Purgerson on Nov. 30, 1962.They were married 28 years.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:44am
Funeral services for Luis Melchor Tenorio, 78, of La Grange were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2016 in the Fayette Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in La Grange, with Pastor Dennis Hill officiating. Interment followed in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Flatonia.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:42am
Alfons R.C. Weigelt of Alvin died March 2, 2016. Alfons was born on Sept. 20, 1931, in Carmine to Alfons and Alvina Weigelt. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years, Darlene Weigelt and his newborn son, Donald Gene Weigelt.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:41am
Ruby Adele Schulze Krause, 88, of Serbin, died Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Ruby, daughter of the late Ben P. and Mathilde Reinhardt Schulze, was born on Sept. 16, 1927 in Winchester. She was united in Holy Matrimony with Arnold M. Krause on Jan. 4, 1948 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Serbin by Rev.