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Funeral Services for Muerl Villa Travis, 87, of Bellville were held on
Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007 at 10 a.m. from First Baptist Church in Bellville
with the Rev. Steve Olsen officiating.
Interment followed in the Oak Knoll Cemetery in Bellville. Pallbearers
serving were her grandchildren Sheila Menk, Trevor Flisowski, Sean Buro,
Trista Gleason, Rikki Vacek, Treysen Flisowski, Sara Eckert, Alixandra
Travis, Garrett Travis and Grant Travis.
Born in Bellville, Muerl was the daughter of Manuel and Jessie (Lyons)
Villa. She was raised and attended school in Bellville.
The former Miss Muerl Villa was joined in marriage to Mr. Richard C. Travis
on Nov. 11, 1945 with a ceremony held in Bellville.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bellville. Muerl¹s favorite
things were her flowers, vegetable garden, reading and her ³little
sweetheart² Jaylen.
Muerl V. Travis passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007 in Brenham.
Muerl is survived by her children, Linda Buro and husband Roger of Brenham,
Shirley Flisowski of Bellville, Richard Coke Travis, Jr. of Bellville,
Sandra Gustus and husband Charlie of Sealy and Gary Travis and Alys of
Bellville, grandchildren, Shelia Menk and husband John of Round Rock, Trevor
Flisowski and wife Lori of Bellville, Sean Buro and wife Stephanie of Round
Rock, Trista Gleason and husband Jeff of Houston, Rikki Vacek and husband
Darren of Bellville, Treysen ³Cokey² Flisowski and wife Kristi of Bellville,
Sara Eckert and husband Ryan of Brenham, Alixandra Travis of Bellville,
Garrett Travis of Bellville and Grant Travis of Bellville, great
grandchildren, Tyler, Cody, Eric and Jack Menk, Bryson and Aarron Flisowski,
Anthony Buro, Seth Branhan, Keaton, Kaylee and Tori Gleason, Blayne Writer,
Reid & Cale Vacek, Jaylen, Katie and Gavrielle Flisowski, Zachary, Samantha,
Kristin and Addison Eckert.
Preceded in death by her parents Manuel and Jessie Villa, sisters, Leona
Carr and Ora Nell Villa, and brothers, Joseph Manuel Villa and Jessie Lewis
Memorial Contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 504 E. Strauss,
Bellville, Texas 77418, American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 501, Bellville,
Texas 77418, Hospice of Brazos Valley, 302 East Blue Bell Rd., Brenham,
Texas 77833, Austin County Friends of Life Line, 728 East O¹Bryant,
Bellville, Texas.
Services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels in Bellville.
Posted by Joy Neely


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