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Bellville Times
Funeral Services for George A. Blezinger, 97, of New Ulm, were held on
Monday, April 15, at 10 a.m. from St. John Lutheran Church in New Ulm with
the Rev. Bill Mosley officiating. Interment was in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in
Serving as pallbearers were his grandsons, Jerry Halamicek, Bryan
Haevischer, Dwayne Haevischer, Jay Haevischer, Charles Vana and nephew,
Kermit Blezinger. Honorary pallbearers were his grandsons-in-law, Bob
Connors, John Laird, Brett Cash and all nieces and nephews.
Mr. Blezinger was born Dec. 26, 1907 in New Ulm, to Julius and Sophie (Even)
Blezinger. He was baptized on June 27, 1909 by the Rev. August Beteitin
within the Salen Welcome Lutheran Church in Welcome.
On July, 18, 1920 he was confirmed by the Rev. G. Szillat in the St. John
Lutheran Church in New Ulm.
On Nov. 11, 1934 he and Bessie Heinsohn were married at Trinity Lutheran
Church in Frelsberg by the Rev. H.C. Poehlmann. The couple made their home
in New Ulm where he operated a farm. George also worked for  Scurlock Oil
Co., in the 1960s.
Mr.  Blezinger was a faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church in New Ulm.
In his earlier years he served on the church council, ushered and was a
member of the choir.
He also served as a school board member for Industry Public School.
George loved his Lord, family and country. He took great pride in his
children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. They were the joy of his
He dearly loved farming, gardening and ranching that he shared with his wife
at their country home.
George A. Blezinger passed away Friday, April 15 in Bellville.
He is survived by his four daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene Halamicek of
Houston, Naomi and Gerald Johnson of Gilmer, Elaine and Weldon Haevischer of
Bellville, Judy and Charles Vana of Houston; eight grandchildren, Jerry
Hala-micek and wife Becky, Glinda Novasad Connors and husband Bob, Nicole
Cash and husband Brett, Bryan Haevischer and wife Mimi, Dwayne Haevischer
and wife Suzanne, Jay Haevischer, Jayne Laird and husband John, Charles Vana
II and wife Ann, eleven great grandchildren, Ben and Sydney Halamicek, Adam,
Julia and Joey Novosad, Vincent Connors, Sydney Cash, Delta Haevischer,
Colby Haevischer, Kaitlyn and Shane Laird, six step great grandchildren,
India Richter, Erin, Remington and Eric Connors, Alex and Josh Gaddy,
sister-in-law, Bernice Heinsohn, nieces, nephews and many wonderful friends.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Heinsohn Blezinger, son, George
Blezinger, Jr., parents, Julie and Sophie Even Blezinger, Brothers, Louis,
Hermann and Arthur Blezinger, sisters, Elsa Garlin and Mary Eben and
granddaughter, Sharon Halamicek.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, PO Box 1270,
New Ulm, Texas; HOA Meals on Wheels, 510 2nd St., Sealy, Texas, 77474; or
Austin County Friends of Lifeline, 728 East O'Bryant, Bellville, texas
Funeral Arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapel.
Posted by Joy Neely


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