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Graveside Services for John Phillip Pfeffer, 97, of Bellville, were held on
Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at 4:00 p.m., from Oak Knoll Cemetery with the Rev.
Milroy Gregor officiating.
Born in Kenny, John was the son of Charles F. Pfeffer and Johanna Dahse
Pfeffer. He was raised in the Kenney area and attended school there.
Mr. Pfeffer and Miss Mary Ann King were married in 1936. John was most proud
of his accomplishments in the electrical field. He became an expert lineman,
traveling Austin County and surrounding areas, helping to install
electricity to rural areas. The International Brotherhood of Electrical
Workers presented John with a 70 year membership pen in July of 2000. Mary
preceded John in death in 1953.
John and Frances Loose were married October 23, 1953. Frances preceded him
in death on June 9, 1996. John Phillip Pfeffer was an extraordinary man of
great intellect and great kindness.
John died on Monday, April 19, 2004, in Wimberly.
Survived by his son John Pfeffer, Jr. of Wimberly, his sister Martha Dahse
of Kenney, numerous nieces, nephews, and friends, including his two best
friends "Buck" and "Bob".
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Johanna Pfeffer, wives
Mary Ann and Frances, son Charles Pfeffer, sisters Clara Wiktorik and Ella
Schaare, and 7 brothers Arnold, Jacob, Phillip, Walter, Charlie, Edward and
Oscar Pfeffer.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions in John's name may do so to the
Austin County Friends of Lifeline, 728 East O'Bryant, Bellville, Texas
77418, or to the charity of your choice.
Services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels, Bellville.

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