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Martha Mae (Horlock) Harle was born Feb. 27, 1922 in Houston, the daughter
of Walter and Edna Mae Varnes Horlock.
Martha grew up in Houston, graduating from Reagan High School in 1939.
She worked as a secretary after high school until 1973. She then moved to
Bellville and was a homemaker.
A devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, Marthašs
passion was playing golf. She was a member of the Bellville Golf and
Recreation Club and The Falls Country Club.
Martha passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007 at the age of 85.
She is survived by her sons: Walter Herbrig of Bellville, Ricky Herbrig and
his wife JoAnn of Bellville and John Herbrig of OšFallen, Ill.; daughter
Cynthia Lee Heron and her husband Leon of Thompsonšs Station, Tenn; sisters
Libby Martin and her husband Glenn of Houston and LaVerne Hammonds of Oyster
Creek, Texas; 8 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; numerous nieces,
nephews and a host of friends and relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral service was 10 a.m., Oct. 19, 2007 at Schmidt Funeral Home in
Bellville with the Rev. Michael Groseclose officiating. Interment was in
Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Bellville.
Serving as pallbearers were Travis Herbrig, James Scott, Wesley Goebel,
Tommy Wood, Lacy Hamilton and Herbert Hamilton.
Schmidt Funeral Home of Bellville was in charge of arrangements.
Posted by Joy Neely


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