Obituaries

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Ann (Decker) Reistle

Ann (Decker) Reistle, 75, of La Grange, died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at her home after a lengthy battle with cancer. 
Ann was a native Texan and Houstonian born on Aug. 11, 1938 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Her parents were Paul M. Decker and Alice Katherine Decker. She attended Catholic schools in Houston and was a proud gradu- Obituaries
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Nov

Eugene Joe Fajkus

Eugene Joe Fajkus, 83, of New Baden died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at his residence. He was born on July 29, 1930 in Praha to Jim and Annie Fajkus. He married Lorine Psencik on June 1, 1954. He was an inspector before his  retirement. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He had been a resident of New Baden for the past 25 years previously living in Houston. He attended the St. Francis Catholic Church in Franklin. He was preceded in death by his two sisters: Sybil Tupa and Mary Ann Luna, 2 brothers: Edward Fajkus and Ivan Fajkus, Daughter-in-law: Becky Nichols Fajkus. He is survived by his wife; sons, Michael Fajkus, Anthony Fajkus and wife Dianna, Brian Fajkus and wife Tawni; brother, Ben J. Fajkus and wife Alice; six  granchildren, Anthony Fajkus, Jr., Kimberly Fajkus, Weston Fajkus, Kyle Fajkus, Lyndsi Fajkus and Heather Brockus; and four great-grandchildren. A visitation was held on
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18
Nov

Elsie A. Weishuhn

Elsie A. Weishuhn, 95, of La Grange, died Nov. 13, 2013. Elsie Minnie (Albers) Weishuhn was born on June 17, 1918 at Waldeck, the daughter of  the late Adolph and Marie Fiedler Albers. She was baptized on Jan. 1, 1923 by the Rev. Carl Baer, who confirmed her on Sept. 6, 1931 in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waldeck. On Dec. 16, 1937 she was united in marriage with Wilton Weishuhn by the Rev. Carl Baer. They were married almost 62 years. She was a  homemaker, loved gardening, making quilts and cooking for her family. She was a lifetime member of the Waldeck Evangelical Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday school for 28 years sang in the church choir and was a Guild officer time and again. She is survived by two sons; Glenroy Weishuhn and wife Frances of Woodworth La., Arlen
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18
Nov

Robert R. Schaefer

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18
Nov

Leona Barbara (Mulner) Roitsch

Leona Barbara (Mulner) Roitsch, 82, of La Grange, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 at St. Mark’s Medical Center. Leona was born in Shenandoah, Pa. on Oct. 27, 1931, the daughter of Joseph and Sadie (Tach) Mulner. While working at the Pentagon, she met the love of her life Clarence “Tex” Roitsch. They married on May 5, 1956 in Portland, Oregon. 
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18
Nov

Eugene Walter Polasek

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14
Nov

Albert E. “Bill” Hassell

Albert E. “Bill” Hassell, 88, of Flatonia died Nov. 11, 2013. He was born in Houston Jan. 20, 1925 to Lennes and Errol Hassell. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Wilma Hassell; one son, Albert Hassell Jr.; one sister, and one brother. He is survived by one daughter, Pam Cunningham and husband Robert of Houston; one brother, Glenn  MacConnell of Houston; two granddaughters, Lisa Harris and husband Brian, and Rachel Williams and husband Andy; and two greatgranddaughters, Sophia Williams, and Evelyn Harris. Visitation began at 12 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Flatonia. Funeral services were held on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Flatonia Methodist Church in Flatonia. Entombment followed at the Oak Hill Mausoleum. View the guest book andshare your condolences online at www.smithfuneralhomeflatonia. com. Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia was in charge of  arrangements.
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11
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Eva McQueen

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11
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Henry H. Etzel

Henry H. Etzel, 59, of La Grange, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Henry was born in Seguin on Nov. 12, 1953, the son of  Melvin Herman Etzel and Gladys Marie (Market) Etzel. He is survived by his wife, Tammy Etzel, of La Grange; stepson,  Dustin Hayes, of La Grange; son, Clayton Etzel and wife, Amanda, of Austin; two daughters: Sheila Williams and husband, Skler, of Leander; Holly Cochran and husband, Brad, of Round Rock; two brothers: Curtis Etzel of South Padre  and Louis Etzel and wife, Pam, of Mc- Queeney; sister, Judy Killian of Lockhart; seven grandchildren; and his pet  companion, Abby. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Dustin Etzel; brother, Melvin Etzel; and sister-in-law,  Glenda Etzel. Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. Nov. 10, 2013 at First Baptist Church. Burial followed at Plum Grove Cemetery. Koenig &  Strickland Funeral Home in La Grange was in charge of arrangements. 
 
 
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07
Nov

Carole Bunge Halla

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