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Bellville Times
Raymond Robert Peschel was born May 9, 1915, in Austin County to parents
Robert and Louise Duve Peschel.
He grew up in Pesek in his early years and then moved to New Ulm in 1949 and
attended school in Boggy Branch in Colorado County.
Raymond married Ottilie Heinsohn on Jan. 28, 1937 in Austin County. They
made their home in New Ulm and had been members of the St. John Lutheran
Church in New Ulm since 1949.
Raymond enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed
fishing, gardening, wood working and picking and shelling pecans. He also
was a member of the New Ulm Volunteer Fire Department and the Herman Sons
for over 50 years, 
He passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, in a Bellville Nursing Home at the
age of 92.
He is survived by his loving family Lynette and John Frnka of New Ulm,
Marilyn and Robert Neumann of New Ulm, Joyce and Ewald Schneider of Otto,
Robert and Wanda Peschel of Caldwell, Lelda Peschel of Shaws Bend and Melvin
Heinsohn of Columbus; 14 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren and 1
great-great grandchild.
Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers, 2 sisters, son
Harold Peschel, infant daughter Glenda Peschel and an infant great grandson.
Funeral service was 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 9, 2007 at St. John Lutheran
Church in New Ulm with the Rev. Bill Mosley officiating.
Interment was in the New Ulm Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were John Jasek, Jonathan Frnka, Jamie Schroeder,
Heath Weishuhn, Wesley Jasek, David Neumann, Edward Machinsky and Geoff
In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to St. John
Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 1270, New Ulm, Texas, 78950.
Posted by Joy Neely


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