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Funeral services for Newton Hegemeyer, 66, of Sealy, were held Wednesday,
Sept. 29, 2004, at 11 a.m. from the First Baptist Church in Sealy with the
Rev. Harold Sellers officiating. Interment was at New Ulm Cemetery. Serving
as pallbearers were Michael Gross, Israel Quiroz, David Baker, Seven Kutra,
Emmett Lehmann and Nathan Hegemeyer.
Newton was born in New Ulm to parents Edward and Viola Rinn Hegemeyer and
was raised and attended school there. On April 9, 1961, Mr. Newton Hegemeyer
and the former Miss Elizabeth Strokos were joined in marriage at St. John's
Lutheran Church in New Ulm.
Newton's greatest enjoyment was through his grandchildren. He loved the
attention they all brought to him. Newton loved to watch the Houston Astros.
He served his country in the United States Army. He was a highway
construction foreman for the majority of his career.
Newton Hegemeyer died Sunday, Sept. 26 2004 in Sealy.
He is survived by his daughters, Linda Preuss of Brenham, Amy Quiroz and
husband Israel of Arlington; sons, Edward Hegemeyer of Houston, Jason
Hegemeyer and Amanda Frank of Sealy; sisters, Lucille Gross and husband
Milford of Bellville, Delores Kutra and husband Willie of Sealy; brothers,
Gilbert Hegemeyer, and wife Emily of Katy, William Hegemeyer and wife Bonnie
of Sealy and Edward Hegemeyer, Jr. and wife Carol of New Ulm; grandchildren,
Stephanie, Stacey and Robert Preuss and Haley Hegemeyer; as well as numerous
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Viola Hegemeyer; and
daughters, Mary Ann and Patricia Hegemeyer.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to First Baptist Church,
P.O. Box 785, Sealy,  Texas 77474.
Funeral service under the direction of Knesesk Family Funeral Chapels,

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