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Funeral Services for Francis Daniel "Butch" Gauss, 59, of Sealy, were held on Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at 2 p.m. from Christian City Fellowship in Sealy with the Rev. Rusty Griffin officiating. Interment was at San Felipe Cemetery in San Felipe.

Serving as pallbearers were Francisco Nolasco, Glenn
Elshick, Larry Linley, Greg West, Vernon Clayton and Daniel Hamilton.

Francis Daniel "Butch" Gauss was born in New York to parents, Harold and Gloria (LaVigne) Gauss and moved to Houston before he began school.

He met Judy Elshick in 1965 and they were joined in marriage on July

Butch's life is best remembered by his great love for his family and
friends. Butch was a sheet metal welder by trade and was employed by Walsh & Albert for almost 20 years and a member of Christian City Fellowship where he worshiped with his family.

He died on Monday, Feb. 2, 2004 at his home in Sealy.

He is survived by his wife Judith Gauss of Sealy; daughters, Terrie Smith of South Carolina and Christa Nolasco and husband Francisco of Rosenberg; sons James Gauss of Colorado and Zacharie Gauss of Sealy; sisters Sharon Clayton and husband Vernon of East Bernard and Debra Gauss of Dallas; mother-in-law. Ruth Elshick of Sealy; brother-in-law, Jesse Elshick and wife Martha of Bellville; grandchildren Jimmy and Christopher Smith, Kyle and Brittni Gauss
and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents Harold and Gloria Gauss.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Christian City Fellowship, P.O. Box 637, Sealy, Texas 77474.

Funeral Services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels in


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