Grave side services for Myrtle Malinda Wilms, 82, of Houston, were conducted Saturday, August 13, from Oak Knoll Cemetery in Bellville, with the Rev. David Henske officiating. Interment was at the Oak Knoll Cemetery in Bellville. Born in Brenham, Myrtle was the daughter of Fritz and Bertha (Heckmann) Dierking. She was raised in Brenham near New Wehdem and attended new Wehdem Lutheran School. Myrtle worked as a PBX operated in Houston. The former Miss Myrtle Malinda Dierking married Leslie Teufel and after his death, she married George Wilms in 1968 with the ceremony held in Houston. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Brenham. Myrtle Malinda Wilms died Wednesday, August 10, in Houston. She is survived by her sons Dr. Kenneth W. Teufel of New Braunfels, Byron Teufel and wife Annette of Dallas; sister: Lillie Mikeska of Bleiblerville; grandchildren: Jerry and wife Sharla of Bonham; Eric of Dallas; great-grandchildren: Cody and Shelby; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, husbands, one sister and one brother. Arrangements were under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels, Bellville.
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