Published by News Staff on Thu, 12/10/2015 - 12:10pm
Irlene B. Wilson, 83, of La Grange, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. Irlene was born Dec. 2, 1931 in La Grange to Clarence Benford and Minnie (Hill) Benford. She married Lawrence Wilson and was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in La Grange. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers, one sister, and one granddaughter.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 12/10/2015 - 12:08pm
Rhodie Myra (Kraatz) Nietsche, 91, of Schulenburg died Dec. 7, 2015. She was born to Arthur Kraatz and Emily (Schnell) Kraatz on Aug. 11,1924. Rhodie was married to Willie (Bill) Nietsche on Sept. 27, 1953 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in La Grange. Rhodie was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, baking, socializing with friends and neighbors and going to her church. She worked taking care of many children over the years in her home, all of whom she enjoyed and loved very much. Our family would like to thank everyone at Schulenburg Regency Nursing Home and South Texas Hospice for providing the best care to our loved one, Rhodie. Rhodie is survived by her son Billy Nietsche and wife Christy along with her grandson Tracetyn of La Grange and a brother, Roger Kraatz of Houston and sister, Marion Kraatz of Hempstead. Rhodie is proceeded in death by her husband, parents, and brothers Dale and Wallace Kraatz. Visitation for Rhodie Nietsche was held Wednesday Dec. 9, 2015 from 12 to 7 p.m.
Published by News Staff on Thu, 12/10/2015 - 12:06pm
Robert Louis Caldwell, 63, of La Grange, died Thursday, Nov. 26 at Seton Medical Center in Austin. Robert was born Aug. 24, 1952 in La Grange to Getto Baylor and Rena (Caldwell) Eans. He married Julia (Jones) Caldwell on June 16, 1973 in La Grange. He was employed as a mechanic with LCRA and was a member of St. James Baptist Church in West Point. He is preceded in death by his wife, parents, and one sister. He is survived by daughters, Teresa Caldwell of La Grange and Fellcia Caldwell of La Grange; sister, Charine Sims of Houston; brothers, Charles Neutton of Houston, Melvin Roy Caldwell of La Grange, Craig Eans of La Grange, Franklin and wife Maxine Eans, Sr. Of La Grange, Darrell Eans of La Grange, and Ronnie Eans of La Grange; and one grandson. Funeral services were held at Second Baptist Church in La Grange at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 with the Rev. Austin Jones Officiating. Interment followed in the La Grange City Cemetery. Tommy E.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 11:59am
John A. Vermersch, Jr., 69, of New Ulm, died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 in Brenham. John was born in San Antonio on Dec. 22, 1945, the son of John A. Vermersch, Sr. and Doris (Peters) Vermersch. He graduated from Robert E.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 11:53am
Grace Marie (Bracey) Dyer, 97, of La Grange was called to her eternal resting place on Dec. 5, 2015. She was born on March 17, 1918 to Claude Odell Bracey and Lillian (Charpiot) Bracey. Grace was married to Jack Leon Dyer on Jan. 2, 1943 in Redding, Calif.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 11:48am
Please join us in a Celebration of Life for Mason Bednar, 26, who lived in Colorado Springs and passed away Oct. 24, 2015 at Memorial Hospital after suffering head injuries from a auto accident. He was born in La Grange on Aug. 12, 1989.
Published by News Staff on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 11:46am
Edwin A. Kuehn, 83, of Industry, died Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 at the Brenham Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Edwin was born in Welcome on Oct. 17, 1932, the son of Edwin G. Kuehn and Elsie (Platte) Kuehn. He married Delores Krinke on Nov.