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Memorial Services for Ernst H. Trenckmann, 85, were held at 3 p.m. Monday, August 17, 2009 at the Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel in Sealy with the Rev. Dale Leland officiating.

Ernst passed away on Aug. 14, 2009 in Bellville.

Ernst H. Trenckmann was the son of Ernst A. Trenckmann and Irma Vornkahl Trenckmann. Ernst was raised in the Peters Community, graduated from Bellville High School and graduated from Texas A&M in 1950 with a B.S. degree.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sealy. He served his country in the U.S. Army.

He was a rancher, a member of the Texas Refinery Commission, past president of  the Texas Farm Bureau-hay bailing operations, he worked with A&M in soil conservation and he loved to walk, as a mater of fact he would walk to school in Bellville.

Survivors include his wife Rose Marie Trenckmann of sealy, daughters, Cindy McNamara and husband Harold of Fulshear, Betsy Turchi and husband Keith of Fairchild, son Brooks Trenckmann and wife Ilene of LaVeta, Colorado and step-son, John Zuber of Sealy, grandchildren, Kailey and Michael McNamara, Christopher and Betsy Ann Trinckmann and Ryan and Jane Turchi. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Irma Trenckmann and his first wife, Marilyn Trenckmann.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 402 Atchison St. Sealy, Texas  77474.

Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel, 768 Fourth St.,Sealy, Texas, 77474 (979)-885-3535 in charge of arrangements.

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