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 Funeral Services for Wilbert Herr, 80 of Bleiblerville were 10 a.m. Saturday at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Welcome with the Rev. David M. Klak officiating.

Burial followed in the Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery. Friends may call the Koenig & Strickland Zaskoda Chapel in Industry Friday evening from 5-7 p.m.

Wilbert Herr was born on March 6, 1928 in Bleiblerville, Texas to the late John and Dorothea (Mahlmann) Herr. He married Gladys A. Schley on March 9, 1952 at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Welcome, TX. He worked as a farmer and rancher and was a member of the Sons of Hermann lodge # 28. Mr.Herr passed away at home on October 15, 2008 at the age of 80 years, 7 months, and 9 days.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Edgar Herr; sister in law, Oranell Herr; nephew, Malcolm Gene Skalitsky; brother in law, Clemens Schley.

He is survived by his loving wife Gladys A. Herr of Bleiblerville; sons, Gary Herr and his wife Laura, Larry Herr and his wife Brenda all of Bleiblerville; Grandchildren, Nicholas Herr, Dawn Marie Herr, Leigh Ann Herr, Nancy Lynn Herr all of Bleiblerville; sisters in law Adala Skalitsky of Fayetteville; brother in law, John Skalitsky of Fayetteville; Niece Catherine Marie Byrd of Wahalla.

Pallbearers will be; Edwin Kuehn, Doug Clower, Ed Lewis, Edward Eben, Lawrence Eben, Emil Schley.

Friends are invited to view the obituary and guestbook online at Arrangements>

Arrangements entrusted to: Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home, La Grange.

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