Published by News Staff on Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:21am
Our beloved mother and grandmother, our beautiful Virginia, is gone. A journalist, poet, and genealogist, Virginia Womack McMillion passed away on April 18, 2016, in Austin, at the age of 94. Virginia was born Dec. 2, 1921, in Paris, Texas, to Sam Womack and Johnnybel Holt Womack.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:17am
Daniel Clifton Bertsch, 81, of Fayetteville, died Monday, April 18, 2016. Daniel was born in Frelsburg on Nov. 15, 1934, the son of Jessie and Katherine (Geistmann) Bertsch. He married Emilie Janes on June 4, 1961 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Fayetteville. Daniel served in the U.S.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:15am
LeVerne Lucille (Jaeger) Hinze, 89, of Burton, died April 14, 2016, at Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Visitation with the family was held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Foehner Funeral Home in Burton.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:12am
John “Johnnie” Lee Walla, 84, of Fayetteville, died Monday, April 18, 2016 after a year-long struggle with many health issues. Johnnie was born in Ellinger on March 3, 1932, the son of Lee and Annie (Slanina) Walla. He graduated from La Grange High School in 1950. After serving in the U.S.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 04/21/2016 - 10:07am
Curtis Ray Namken, 65, of Giddings, died April 17 while surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the First Baptist Church in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Dime Box.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 11:37am
John James Kalina, Jr., 26, of Flatonia, died April 7, 2016 in San Antonio due to an auto accident. John Jr. was born on Oct. 26, 1989 in Killeen, the son of John J. Kalina Sr., and Aurora (Alvarado) Kalina. He graduated from Flatonia High School in 2008.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 11:34am
A Mass of Christian Burial for Ludmila “Lillie” Coufal, 90, of Snook, was held at 2 p.m., Friday, April 8, 2016 at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church in El Campo. Interment followed at Holy Cross Cemetery. She died on April 2, 2016 in Caldwell.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 11:32am
Funeral services Mabel Bruns were held Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 10 a.m. from the Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home in Schulenburg. Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2016 at the funeral home.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 11:30am
Funeral services for Harry Namken, 89 of Giddings, were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Greg Gaskamp officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery. Harry George Namken was born on Feb.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 04/14/2016 - 9:51am
Kermit Sanfred Knippel “Sam”, 84, died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Sam was born April 21, 1931 in Fayetteville. He grew up loving sports, served in the military in the 1950’s and was a long-time employee of Swift and Company, where he served for over 30 years.