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Funeral services for Harry Ueckert, 85, of Jasper were at 10 a.m. Monday, March 23, 2009 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper, with 4 p.m. Masonic graveside service to follow at Oak Knoll Cemetery in Bellville.

Visitation was 4-8 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2009 at the funeral home.

Harry died March 19, 2009 at Lufkin Memorial Specialty Hospital.

A native of Bellville and a former resident of East Bernard, he was a longtime Jasper resident and member of the First United Methodist Church of Jasper for over 49 years, where he was in the Young at Heart Sunday School Class.

A 1940 graduate of Bellville High School, he retired as the District Superintendent of Tennessee Gas Transmission Company after 30 years.

A member of the Bellville Masonic Lodge #223 AF & AM, he was a past Master of the East Bernard Lodge.

A member of the Scottish Rite, he was a 32nd Degree El Mina Shriner in Galveston and a member of The East Texas Shrine Club.

He enjoyed sports and sharing in them with his grandsons & great-grandchildren.  In the past, he loved hunting & fishing with his family.  He was a Charter 20 year member of the Jasper Evening Lions Club.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Eleanore Ueckert of Jasper, son Randy D. Ueckert, Sr. & wife Melanie of Bellville, daughter Cheryl Ann Brown of Jasper, six grandchildren, R. Dean Ueckert & wife Celena, Jason W. Ueckert, Mark W. Ueckert, Charlie M. Brown III, Kortney Noviskie & husband Matt, Joshua Thibodeaux & wife Stephanie, six great-grandchildren, Cayne Ueckert, Jaci Ueckert, Aubrey Ueckert, Reese Thibodeaux, Kaitlin Thibodaux and Wyatt Noviskie.  Harry was predeceased by his parents, a brother & a brother-in-law.

Memorials may be made to The First United Methodist Church of Jasper, 329 N. Bowie, Jasper, TX 75951 or The Shriner Hospital Burn Unit, 815 Market St., Galveston, TX 77550-1220.

Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.


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