Obituaries

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20
Nov

James B. “Bubba” Hruska

James B. “Bubba” Hruska, 93, of La Grange, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Bubba was born in La Grange on Aug. 16, 1921, the son of William C. Hruska and Albina (Krenek) Hruska. Bubba attended school in La Grange and received an  Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Texas. He worked many years in the oil and gas industry; mainly in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. He is survived by niece, Nancy Hruska Becker and family, of Paint Rock; and nephew, John Menke Hruska and family, of San Angelo; and many friends and cousins of La Grange. He was preceded in death  by his parents; and brother, Willie John Hruska.  Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at La Grange City Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, P. O. Box 567, La Grange, Texas 78945. 
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20
Nov

Delta Schramm

Delta Schramm, 96, formerly of Round Top, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange.
Delta was born near Shelby on March 26, 1918, the daughter of Walter and Emile (Roski) Schramm. Delta was baptized on Aug. 18, 1945 and confirmed on Dec. 21, 1953 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. She lived with Mrs. Hazel G. Ledbetter of Round Top and of Houston from 1963 until her death after which she lived with Mrs. Sue Ledbetter Bell in Houston.
Graveside services will be held at Shelby Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. 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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17
Nov

James Hruska

James Hruska, 93, of La Grange, died on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Funeral services are pending. Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home of La Grange is in charge of arrangements. A complete obituary will appear in the  next issue.       

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17
Nov

Nancy (Hall) Wooten

Nancy (Hall) Wooten, 72, of La Grange passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014  at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange. Nancy was born in  Ft. Worth, Texas on February 6, 1942, the daughter of Edward H. Hall and Emilie (Sawyer) Hall. She married James Wooten on October 17, 1975 in Houston. Nancy worked as a Human Resources Analyst for Exxon Production Research for 27  years. She lived in Houston and Sugarland until 2004, moved to Muldoon and in 2010 moved to La Grange. Her many hobbies included reading, hand work, needlework, crocheting and working crossword puzzles.  She is survived by her husband, James Noel Wooten; daughter, Stacy Mills; grandchildren: Devon Wooten, Ryan Ritter, and Emily Mills, all of La Grange, TX; brother, Ed Hall and wife, Debbi, of Spring, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and  Emilie Hall. Private graveside services will be held at Pitman Cemetery, Muldoon.    

Thu
13
Nov

Beverly Syrinek

Beverly Syrinek, 61, of Marietta, Ga. died Nov. 5, 2014. She is survived by her husband, August Syrinek; her daughters, Donna Syrinek, Amy Ross, Jenny Syrinek and Lori Syrinek; and grandsons, Stephen Syrinek and Kyden Counts; sisters-in-law, Joanne Fiedler, Lillie Chambers and Dorothy Von Minden. A private interment was held in Canton, Ga.
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13
Nov

Clarence Frank Dittrich

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13
Nov

Bessie Frances Trlicik

Bessie Frances Trlicik, 98, of La Grange, died on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 at St. Mark’s Medical  Center in La Grange.
Visitation was held on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 from 12 to 7 p.m. at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home. Funeral Services were held at Sacred Heart Church, at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Burial followed at La Grange City Cemetery.
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13
Nov

Roy Gene Malota

Roy Gene Malota, 62, of Worland, Wyo., died on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 at St. Vincent Health Care in Billings, Mont.
A memorial service will be held at Koenig & Strickland Knesek Chapel, 207 Live Oak St., Fayetteville, Texas, at 11
a.m. on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Burial will follow at Fayetteville City Cemetery. Roy Gene was born in La Grange on Aug.23, 1952, the son of Paul and Bettie (Sulak) Malota. He is survived by three sisters: Doris Matocha of Fayetteville;
Angeline Wasicek and husband, Bennie, of Needville, and Betty Jean Janak and husband, Larry, of Columbus; and
brother, Edward Malota of Fayetteville. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers: Sylvester, Laddy and Rudy Malota and sister, Lorine Polasek. Family and friends can view and sign the guestbook online at www.lagrangefunerals.
Mon
10
Nov

Sharon Ullrich “Bitsy” Lett

Sharon Ullrich “Bitsy” Lett, 60, widow of Tony Lett, died Nov. 4, 2014 in Bryan. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Carmine. Pastor David Tinker officiated. Burial followed in the
Carmine Cemetery. Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Bitsy Lett was born March
29, 1954 in Brenham to Otto A. Jr. and Gladys Werchan Ullrich. She was baptized and confirmed at Martin Luther Lutheran Church of Carmine, where she was married to Tony Lett on Sept. 9, 1972. After completing her education, Bitsy  was employed as   direct care provider, serving the needs of patients in this area.  Bitsy was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. Her family was everything to her, and she was the rock and constant source of strength for the family at all times. Her faith in God was unshakeable, and she praised Him in all times sharing stories of His work in her life. 
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10
Nov

Tom R. Faison

Tom R. Faison, 60, of Fort Worth died Nov. 3, 2014 in Kindred Hospital Tarrant County - Fort Worth Southwest. Tom was born Feb. 15, 1954 to Tom and Ida Mae (Mackey) Faison in La Grange. He is survived by son, Johnny R. Faison of Fort Worth; sisters, Eva Neutton of Houston, Tarvia Worlds of La Grange, Elvera Britton of Fort Worth, Toia Russell and husband Julian of Fort Worth, Tammy Padmore and husband William of Fort  Worth; brother, Dorna Faison and wife Anne of Fort Worth; and one grandson. He is preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and two  brothers. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in La Grange. Rev. Billy G. Faison officiated. Burial followed in the La Grange City Cemetery. 

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