Published by News Staff on Thu, 03/10/2016 - 9:42am
Elsie Kruppa Zimmerhanzel passed away peacefully on Feb. 2, 2016. She was born 104 years ago at Ford’s Prairie in south-west Fayette County to Frank John Kruppa and Annie Adamcik. She was the sixth of their eight children. She lived her whole life within 10 miles of her birthplace.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:22am
Funeral services for Doris Mitschke, 74, of Serbin, were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Serbin with Rev. John Schmidt officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Doris Hattie Mitschke was born on Aug.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:21am
Funeral services for Alice Fischer, 91, of Giddings, were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:19am
Emil Louis Srubar, 86, of Plum, died Friday, March 4, 2016. Emil was born in Plum on June 10, 1929, the son of Charles and Mary (Vecera) Srubar. He married Angeline Kopecky on Nov. 25, 1961 in Plum. Emil was in the Army Reserves.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:16am
Vernard “Cowboy” Andrew Norsworthy, 89, of La Grange, died Friday, March 4, 2016. Cowboy was born in El Campo on July 7, 1926, the son of Irvin and Lorene (Lawrence) Norsworthy. Cowboy was a rancher and loved his farm animals especially his cattle.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:14am
Funeral services for Hershel “Hershey” Tomanetz, 50, of Lexington, were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 7, 2016 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Jeremy Walloch officiating. Burial followed in Lexington Memorial Cemetery. Hershel Lee Tomanetz was born on Jan.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:06am
Jeffrey Lynn Gaylord, 36, of La Grange, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2016. Jeffrey was born in Plainview on Nov. 1, 1979, the son of William Lynn Gaylord and Almeeta Lucille (Summers) Gaylord. He served in the U.S. Army and retired from the military after 14 years of service to his country.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:04am
Bettye Claire Whittington died Feb. 28, 2016 in San Antonio, where she was a resident of Regent Care Center. She was born July 21, 1929 in Baytown to Jacque and Clint Ferrell, who preceded her in death.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:02am
Larry Wessels, J.D., 68, met his Savior Jesus Christ face to face on March 1, 2016. He passed peacefully at his home in Bella Vista, Ark. Larry was a man of steadfast faith, who walked as a friend of God on this earth. He has left behind a rich legacy of faith and a heritage of faithfulness.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 03/03/2016 - 10:01am
Memorial Services for Mary Smith of La Grange will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the Byler Cemetery in West Point. Family and friends are welcome. Mary Ellen (Lee) Smith, 65, died Dec. 22, 2015. Mary was born Sept. 16, 1950 to the late Henry and Zola Ake Lee, in Enid, Okla.