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Saturday 07/04/2015
Schulte
Posted: July 04, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Charles William Schulte, 70, husband of Mary Ann Hahn Schulte, passed away July 2, 2015 at MD Anderson in Houston, after fighting a courageous ten year battle with Multiple Myeloma Cancer.

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Hink
Posted: July 04, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Charleston Warren Bartlett Hink, of Chappell Hill, passed away after a lengthy illness at the age of 45 on June 24, 2015 in Scott & White Hospital-College Station. Warren was born on Aug. 26, 1969 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. He was a loving and caring husband, son, grandson, brother and uncle.

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Friday 07/03/2015
Kiel
Posted: July 03, 2015 - 12:00 pm

EddieLow Kiel, 86, of Washington, and the widow of Emil Kiel, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015.

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Thursday 07/02/2015
Boeker
Posted: July 02, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Willie Mae Dahmann Boeker passed away June 27, 2015 at 87 years of age. She died peacefully at home with her family in Galveston.

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Hill
Posted: July 02, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Bess Hill, 91, of Brenham went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. She was born on Aug. 5, 1923 in Rosenberg. Visitation is set for Friday, July 3, 2015 at Strickland Funeral Home in Somerville from noon to 2 p.m. Services are set for Friday, July 3, 2 p.m. at Strickland Funeral Home with interment at Christian Cemetery in Burton.

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Wednesday 07/01/2015
Wellmann
Posted: July 01, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Funeral services for Lenora Wellmann, 91, widow of Harry Wellmann, are scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, July 3, 2015 at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Wiedeville, with Pastor Kenneth Weiss officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Wellmann passed away June 30, 2015 at Scott & White Hospital-Brenham.

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Kieke
Posted: July 01, 2015 - 12:00 pm

On the morning of June 29, 2015, Lew Kieke was suddenly called home. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, July 2, 2015 at St. John United Church of Christ in Burton, with Pastor Glen Schoeneberg officiating. Burial will follow in La Bahia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. this evening at Memorial Oaks Chapel.

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Monday 06/29/2015
Booth
Posted: June 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Robert “Bob” Earl Booth, 77, of Brenham, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015.

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Friday 06/26/2015
Kolkhorst
Posted: June 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm

A.W. (Red) Kolkhorst, 80, of Richmond, peacefully joined our Heavenly Father on June 23, 2015 at Silverado Memory Care in Sugar Land. A.W. was born in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas on Sept. 30, 1934 to August Kolkhorst and Alvina Lohmeyer Kolkhorst.

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Fischer
Posted: June 26, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Bertha “Mutzy” Fischer passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Scott & White Hospital-Brenham. Visitation will be Saturday, June 27 from 5-7 p.m. in Brenham Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be Sunday, June 28 at 2 p.m., in St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg with Pastor Denise Seymour officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. 


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Thursday 06/25/2015
Fischer
Posted: June 25, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Bertha "Mutzy" Fischer, 96, of the Rehburg Community, and the widow of Oliver Fischer, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Scott & White Hospital-Brenham.

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Bell
Posted: June 25, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Funeral services for Joan “Hen” Bell are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, June 27, 2015, at First Assembly of God Church in Wills Point, Texas. Burial will follow at White Rose Cemetery under the direction of Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point, Texas.

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Tappe
Posted: June 25, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Evelyn Schroeder Tappe, 79 died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 in Beaumont.

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Johnson
Posted: June 25, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Finnie Jones Johnson Sr. was born June 1, 1930 to Ed and Gertrude Johnson in Independence. He was the baby brother Ralph Johnson, EJ Johnson and Leroy Johnson.

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Wednesday 06/24/2015
Derkowski
Posted: June 24, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Henry L. Derkowski, 87 of Chappell Hill and the husband of Theresa (Gurka) Derkowski, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015.

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Tuesday 06/23/2015
Kubeczka
Posted: June 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Martha Clara Kubeczka, 90, of Chappell Hill, died on June 19, 2015. She was the widow of Albin P. Kubeczka.

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Monday 06/22/2015
McKeown
Posted: June 22, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Sandra Elise Bosse McKeown peacefully passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with ALS. She was 46 years old.

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Saturday 06/20/2015
Justiss
Posted: June 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Peggy Ruth (Berry) Justiss, 85, of Bellville, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at her home.

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Kneschke
Posted: June 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Leona Kneschke, 88, of Bryan, went to be with her Lord on June 18, 2015. A time for family to receive friends will be from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, June 20 at Hillier Funeral Home College Station. Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 21 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1001 Woodcreek Drive in College Station with Pastor Sam Koenning officiating. Interment will follow at Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham.

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Sidebottom
Posted: June 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Edwin Sidebottom passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015. Visitation will be Monday, June 22 from 6-8 p.m. in Brenham Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 23 at 10 a.m. in First United Methodist Church. Graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston.

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Winkelmann
Posted: June 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Wilfred Winkelmann, 90, of Brenham, passed away peacefully the morning of June 18, 2015 at Kruse Village. Visitation will be Sunday, June 21 from 6-8 p.m. at Brenham Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be Monday, June 22 at 10 a.m. at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Salem with Pastor Charles Parnell officiating. Burial will follow in St. James Lutheran Church Cemetery of New Wehdem.

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Friday 06/19/2015
Winkelmann
Posted: June 19, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Wilfred Winkelmann, 90, of Brenham, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Kruse Memorial Lutheran Village.

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Wednesday 06/17/2015
Schumacher
Posted: June 17, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Everett James “E.J.” Schumacher, 82, of Brenham, died June 15, 2015, at his residence.

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Winkelmann
Posted: June 17, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Lurah Winkelmann passed at her home with her family on June 16, 2015. Visitation will be at Brenham Memorial Chapel from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, June 19, and services will be held at Christ Lutheran Church on Saturday, June 20 at 10:30 a.m.​

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Sidenblad
Posted: June 17, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Dorothy Jean "Dot" Sidenblad, wife of F.L. "Sid" Sidenblad, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on June 16, 2015. Her loving family celebrates her life and her witness in her Homecoming. 


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Condron
Posted: June 17, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Christine Thelma Thompson Condron, a devoted wife, wonderful mother, and proud “Mom-maw,” passed away on June 15, 2015 at the age of 90. A funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Troy Sikes, will be held at Brenham’s First Baptist Church at 11 a.m., Friday, June 19 with visitation from 10-11 a.m. Interment will follow in Prairie Lea Cemetery.

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Tuesday 06/16/2015
Bilski
Posted: June 16, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Dorothy Rose Bilski, 75, passed away June 14, 2015 in Brenham.

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Luedke
Posted: June 16, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Jack Luedke, 75, of Brenham, passed away June 14, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Jean; his children, Ronald (Paulette) Luedke, Sherri (Jason) Dobrucki, Dana (Randy) Ashley, and Kelly (Buddy) LeBlanc; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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Saturday 06/13/2015
Bayer
Posted: June 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Erwin Vernon Bayer, 78, of La Grange, Texas, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas.

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Sommerlatte
Posted: June 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Dale Wayne Sommerlatte, 62, of Bellville, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather.

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Baker
Posted: June 13, 2015 - 12:00 pm

God had sent us an angel, Choyia Kay Baker. Now, she has been called home to be with him, Thursday, June 11, 2015. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends that Choyia Kay had touched in some small way throughout her life. Choyia Kay Baker was the pride and joy of Christine and Clarence Baker, born June 19, 1957 in Lubbock. Her parents were blessed to have had her in their life.

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Friday 06/12/2015
Landreaneau
Posted: June 12, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Armond Gayland Landreneau, 71, passed away peacefully on the morning of June 8, 2015 in Houston.

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Thursday 06/11/2015
McCullough
Posted: June 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Funeral services for Roy Chester McCullough, 49, of Brenham, will be held Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Main Street Missionary Baptist Church, 905 E. Main Street, Brenham. Burial will follow in the Wixon Cemetery in Bryan. Mr. McCullough passed May 29, 2015 at Scott & White Hospital-Brenham. Visitation will be at Lewis Funeral Home Friday, June 12, 2015 from 4-8 p.m.

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Clay
Posted: June 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Helen Elizabeth Clay, 72, of Brenham died on June 6, 2015 at Brenham Nursing and Rehab in Brenham. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Visitation with the family will be 9 a.m. Saturday, prior to the service.

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Hicks
Posted: June 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Funeral services for Sammie B. Hicks, 66, of Brenham, will be held June 13, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Home United Faith Church in Brenham. Burial will follow in the Mitchell Cemetery in Brenham. Visitation will be Friday, June 12, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. at Lewis Funeral Home. Ms. Hicks passed at her residence in Houston on June 4, 2015

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Hesterly
Posted: June 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Mary Lou Wiley Hesterly of Chappell Hill, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.

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Bergmann
Posted: June 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm

A graveside funeral service will be held for Fred Bergmann on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the LaBahia Cemetery. The Rev. Glen Schoeneberg will officiate.

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Tuesday 06/09/2015
Leming
Posted: June 09, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Elaina Leming passed away on June 7, 2015. She was born April 28, 1944 in Upland, California, and lived in Pomona, California until moving to Brenham in 1992.

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Sommerfield
Posted: June 09, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Alton William Sommerfield Sr., loving husband, father, papaw and friend, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by his children. Visitation will be at Brenham Memorial Chapel on Wednesday June 10, 2015 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday June 11, 2015 in Immanuel Lutheran Church of Wiedeville with Pastor Erbey Gonzales officiating. Burial follow in the church cemetery.

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Monday 06/08/2015
Kramer
Posted: June 08, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Ella Maud Kramer, 80, passed away June 4, 2015 after a long and brave battle with cancer. She was born in Rockwood, Tennessee on Dec. 23, 1934 to Elick and Myrtle Gummelt “Rogers” Kizziah. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg in 1953 where she was a member and volunteered teaching Sunday School and VBS. At 18 she began a 30-year career at Brenham Cotton Mill. She then worked for 13 years at the Brenham State School before she retired. She married Reinhardt Kramer on June 7, 1986.

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Conner
Posted: June 08, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Rhonda Gale Conner, 55, of Brenham, died on June 6, 2015, at the home of her daughter Kassie. She was the wife of Tony Wayne Conner.

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Saturday 06/06/2015
Conner
Posted: June 06, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Mrs. Rhonda Gale (Hendrickson) Conner, 55, of Springtown, and the wife of Tony Wayne Conner, died Saturday morning in Brenham.

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Nitsch
Posted: June 06, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Lois Braun Nitsch, born Nov. 15, 1936 in Humble, Texas went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 5, 2015. She was a lifetime faithful member of Our Savior Lutheran where she was an LWML member and member of Sunday and Wednesday Bible classes. She graduated Klein High School and Southwestern Business School in Houston. She loved being a Wife, Mother and Grandmother.

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Maass
Posted: June 06, 2015 - 12:00 pm

LeViola (Lorenz) Maass, 92, of Brenham, the widow of Walter Maass, died June 4, 2015, at Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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Friday 06/05/2015
Kramer
Posted: June 05, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Ella Maud Kramer, 80, widow of Reinhardt Kramer, died June 4, 2015.

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Wallace
Posted: June 05, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Jacqueline Lucille Young Schindler Wallace, 83, passed away June 3, 2015 at Burleson St. Joseph Health Center in Caldwell.

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Whitehead
Posted: June 05, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Bonnie Dee Whitehead, 87, of Brenham, the widow of Tom S. Whitehead Jr., died Thursday, June 4, 2015 at her residence in Brenham. Visitation for family and friends of Mrs. Whitehead will be held Sunday, June 7, from 5-7 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Chapel. A memorial service for Bonnie Dee Whitehead is scheduled for Monday, June 8, at 10 a.m. at the First Christian Church of Brenham, 306 Cottonwood Street, with Reverend Richard Stadelmann officiating. Burial will follow in the Prairie Lea Cemetery in Brenham.

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Thursday 06/04/2015
Foley-Williams
Posted: June 04, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Tamicka Rochelle Foley-Williams passed on June 1, 2015 at age 38.

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Winters
Posted: June 04, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Glen Alan Winters, 61, of Washington, passed on May 26, 2015 at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.

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Secrett
Posted: June 04, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Funeral services for Mrs. Jeardline Secrett, 91, who passed June 1, 2015, will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at the Independent Missionary Baptist Church, that is located at 1706 East Alamo Street in Brenham at 11 a.m.

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