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Bellville Times
October 2003

Wilbert H. Glaser, 84, died Wednesday, October 15, 2003 in Trinity Medical Center.

He was born March 11, 1919 to Paul and Hilda (Ahrens) Glaser in the Welcome-Bleiblerville Community of Austin County, Texas. He was baptized April 20, 1919 and confirmed October 23, 1932 by Rev. Appel in Welcome Lutheran Church.

He was married to Helen Lindemann Glaeser and a member of Welcome Lutheran Church and was engaged in farming and ranching. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and brother-in-law Irene and Burgess Goeke.

Mr. Glaeser is survived by his wife of 64 years, Helen Glaeser of Bleiblerville, son Gene and wife Charlotte Glaeser of Bleiblerville, daughters Darlain and husband Frank C. Surovik of Brenham and Bonnie and husband Julian Bolcerek of Brenham, grandchildren Mike and Renicko Lindquist, Ritchie and Patricia Surovik, Glenda Remirez, Gene R. Glaeser, Jr., and Craig Glaeser, and 8 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, October 19, 2003 in Salem Lutheran Church of Welcome with Rev. Bill Mosley officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Pallberaers were Timothy Klaus, Leroy Brending, Burgess DeWayne Goeke, Roy Goeke, Daniel Dierking and Billy Warmke. Honorary pallbearers were his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Welcome. Funeral arrangements were in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, Brenham, Texas.

Posted by Joy Neely

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