Ernst Lindig, age 85, passed away Friday, October 29 at Fredericksburg.
Ernst is survived by his wife: Mathilde of Fredericksburg. Children: Paul and Jody Lindig of Mont Belview; Judy and Mike Eilers of Fredericksburg; Joan and Tom Hokanson of Austin; John and Mary Lindig of Johnson city; Michael and Ann Marie Lindig of Frisco. 14 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and four step great-grandchildren. Sisters and brothers: Else Preas of Sweeny; Anna Marie Wallace of Temple; Werner and Earline Lindig of Bandera; Theo and Mary Lindig of Hye.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 1 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Stonewall with Rev. Dr. William Breen officiating. Interment followed at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or to the charity of oneís choice.
Ernst was born June 17, 1919 in Hye, Texas to Max and Frida Meier Lindig. He married Mathilde Rode on February 26, 1949 in St. Peter Lutheran Church in Doss, Texas. He was a WWII, Army veteran and a retired farmer and rancher.
Harold Pape passed away on Sunday, October 31, 2004 at the age of 81.
He served in the U.S. Navy, worked for Southern Pacific Railroad becoming a certified blacksmith. Harold Pape also managed Oak Grove Store and then went into business with his father and brother, building homes and commercial property as Pape Construction Company.
After retiring he moved to Blanco, Texas to become a full-time rancher. He was an avid hunter and sports lover. The thing that made him the happiest was being surrounded by his kids and grandkids.
Harold was proceeded in death by his parents, Alvin and Annie Pape and his wife of 46 years, Velma Eckert Pape. Surviving are his sons, Warren Pape and his wife, Cathy; Kenneth Pape and his wife, Merrilyn; daughter, Lora Watts and her husband Jim; grandchildren, Stacy Pape, Kasey Pape Hughes and her husband Greg, Keri Pape, Jamie Pape, Craig Watts and his wife, Summer; Jennifer Watts Edwards and her husband, Tim; great-grandson, Cody Edwards; brother, Elgin Pape and his wife, Shirley and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 3, 2004 at 12:00 p.m. in Sunset Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. For those who wish to make donations may make them to Blanco Volunteer Fire Department.
Vivian Deike Brodbeck
Vivian Deike Brodbeck was born to Frederick and Oma Deike on June 25, 1935 in Hye Texas. She passed away on Monday, February 14, 2005 at the age of 69.
She was the oldest of four children. Her husband Aaron of Johnson City survives Vivian.
Her children include; Dwight and Brenda Brodbeck of Fairfield, Texas; Randy and Jake Brodbeck of Johnson City; Stephen and Lisa Brodbeck of Carrollton, Texas; Todd and Denisha Brodbeck of Lubbock, Texas; Debra Lange of Johnson City and Marsha and John Wagner of Hye.
A sister, Lavell Dempsey of San Antonio and a brother Gary Deike and his wife Pat of Hye, also survive her. Vivian was also blessed with eleven grandchildren.
Services were conducted at the Crofts Funeral Home in Johnson City on Thursday with a burial in the Rocky Creek Cemetery in Johnson City.
ALTA IOLA SMITH HOFFMAN
Alta Iola Smith Hoffman, 81, of Vilonia, AR, passed away Friday, March 5, 2004.
She was born Oct. 23, 1922, in Blanco to the late Feliz O. and Martha McCullough Smith. She was also preceded death by her husband, Homer Hoffman, one brother, Felix O. Smith Jr., and one sister, Caroline Pehl.
Mrs. Hoffman was a retired florist from the Ye Olde Daisy Shoppe, a member of the Arkansas Old Time Fiddlers Association and a member of the University Church of Christ.
She was a friend to and an advocate for the developmentally disabled.
Survivors include three daughters, Doris Hutchins and husband, Darrell of Conway, AR, Connie Bolton and husband Keith of Vilonia, Nancy Hoffman of Morrilton, AR; four grandchildren, Leticia Hutchins of Conway, Jeremy Hutchins of Portland, OR., Sarah Bolton and Rebekah Bolton both of Vilonia; five sisters, Mattie Marie Giles of Texas, Olga Irene Engelka of New Mexico, Marth Jane Meddress of Missouri, Cathy Hendricks of Conway and Bertha Mae Crawford of Vilonia and one brother, Wade Smith of Texas.
Funeral services were held Sunday at Roller-McNutt Funeral home in Conway with Lendal Bolin and Harold Thomas officiating. Interment followed at Vilonia Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cottonwood Place, 610 W. Church Street, Morrilton, AR 72110.
To sign the guest book for Mrs. Hoffman, visit www.rollermcnutt.com.
RENE F. MILBURN
Irene F. Milburn, 88, of Austin, passed away Friday, March 5, 2004. Born Jan. 4, 1916, in Cedar Park, she was the daughter of John Thomas Foster and Lucy Edna Cravatt Foster.
A lifelong resident of the Austin area, she was married 58 years to Bruno Edward Milburn. He preceded her in death Nov. 14, 1995. She and her husband will be remembered for their loving ministry to the blind and for their support of the Lutheran Foundation of Texas.
Mrs. Milburn was a charter member of Our Savior Lutheran Church. A working mother for many years, Mrs. Milburn enjoyed spending time working in her yard and flowers. Her grandchildren, who loving called her Grandma, brought joy to her life.
She is survived by her daughters, Susan C. Milburn of New Braunfels, and Sandra Milburn Edwards, DDS of El Paso; her son, Mark E. Milburn and daughter-in-law, Sue of Georgetown; her grandsons, Brian E. Milburn of Coronado, CA and Thad S. Milburn and wife, Liz and great-grandson, Daniel Stephen Milburn, all of Paige. She is also survived by sisters and brothers, Lorayne Wheeler of Austin, Jan Ermis and husband, Lee of San Diego, CA, Jim Milner and wife, Rose of Paige and Robert S. Milner and wife, Judy of Austin; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 10, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1513 E. Yager Lane, with Pastor Keith Gravesmill officiating. Interment will follow at Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Milburn Scholarship Endowment Fund, Lutheran Foundation of Texas, 7900 E. Highway 290, Austin 78724. Arrangements by Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home, 14501 N. IH-35, Pflugerville, Texas 78660; 512- 251-4118.
LESTER C. COBB
Lester C. Cobb, 79, of Van Vleck passed away June 23, 2004. He was born April 26, 1925, in James to Dallas David Cobb and Vivian Ethel Lester Cobb.
He was an ordained deacon and a member of the First Baptist Church in Bay City. He was a graduate of East Texas Baptist University and served in the education field for 36 years.
He had been a resident of Van Vleck since 1976 and was a retired superintendent of Van Vleck ISD. Prior to that, he was the superintendent in Blanco and served as high school principal in Luling.
He was a Naval Veteran of WWII, a former member and president of the Lionís Club; was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge; served on the board of the Matagorda County Appraisal District and numerous other service organizations.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Claudie Marie Cooper Cobb in 1991 and by two brothers, Leslie Cobb and James Cobb.
He is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Jackie Cobb Harlan of El Maton, Janet Cobb Zapalac and S. R. of Victoria, and Dana Cobb Bramble and Rob of Van Vleck; by one son and daughter-in-law, David L. Cobb and Connie of Van Vleck; by two brothers, Dr. Gerald Cobb and Earl Cobb both of Houston; by eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 26, 2004 at the First Baptist Church of Bay City with Rev. Mike Zimmerman officiating.
Burial was at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck. Pallbearers were his sons-in-law, Rob Bramble and S. R. Zapalac, and grandsons, Donnie Casey, Ryan Cobb, Travis Cobb, and Chance Zapalac.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Bay City or the First Baptist Church of Van Vleck. Arrangements were with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City 979-245 - 4613.
MARIETA MOORE FUCHS
Marieta Moore Fuchs born in Texarkana March 26, 1926. She passed away at Round Mountain June 25, 2004, at the age of 78. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Elman Fuchs; a nephew, Will Stribling Moursund; a niece, Mary Moore Moursund, and children Autumn Moursund and Albert Moursund; a niece, Mary Moore Junker and son, Eric Junker; a niece, Rita Junker Picker and husband Richard Pickar; a nephew, Chris Junker and wife, Leticia Junker, and daughter Carina Junker; a nephew, John Moore and wife Kitty Moore and children Trevor Moore and David Moore; a niece, Carrie Moore and a niece, Charlotte Zuniga and husband Antonio Zuniga and son Alex Zuniga; family members, Lorena Morales Blaylock and husband, Monte Blaylock, and daughter Ariel Blaylock and many dear friends. Pallbearers are Rory Boatright, Dickie Fuchs, Wallace Herbert, Glenn Lewis, Macario Montoya, Cecil Joe Scott, Darren Scott and Warren Scott.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 29, 2004, at 2 p.m. at Crofts Funeral Home in Johnson City with burial to follow at the Round Mountain.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.