Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 10:33am
Clements Okey Richards was born in Stamford to Okey F. Richards and Myrtle Olson Richards at the beginning of the Great Depression and a time of great drought. He grew up on a farm where his parents taught their children to work hard and save.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 10:27am
Alvin Albert Mikes, 88, of Fayetteville, died Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015 at Oaklawn Manor in Giddings. Alvin was born in Oldenburg on July 30, 1927, the son of Frank and Millie (Kaspar) Mikes. He married Shirley Heintschel.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 10:25am
Maxine (Hise) Placke, 92, of Muldoon, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 at Schulenburg Regency Nursing Center. Maxine was born in Ranger on May 30, 1923, the daughter of Charles and Ethel (Williams) Hise. She married Melvin Connor Placke on Sept. 15, 1942 in San Diego, Calif.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 10:22am
Terrann Avis-Else ‘Peanut’ Striedel, 41, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. She fought a long courageous battle with MS but MS could never touch her sweet gentle soul. She was born March 20, 1974 in Yoakum to Anthony and Mary Ann Koenig Striedel.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 10:20am
Funeral services for Mildred Virginia Wegener Janda, 79 of Giddings, were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings, with Father James Olnhausen officiating. Burial immediately followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. Mildred died Thursday, Nov.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 11/16/2015 - 10:48am
Lilo E. (Kirn) Toennis, 86, of Ledbetter, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 at Oakland Manor in Giddings. Lilo was born in Germany on March 26, 1929, the daughter of Hans and Martha (Wahl) Kirn. She married Ewald Toennis on Sept. 2, 1954 in San Antonio.