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William Lee Machemehl died Monday, April 11, 2011, in a Houston hospice.  

He was born in Bellville on May 15, 1923, and graduated from Bellville High School in 1942.

He went to work for Hughes Tool in Houston after graduation and then volunteered for the U. S. Army in early 1943.

He served in the European Theater in central Germany.

He married Alberta Grace Hakim at Bergstrom Field in Austin on Nov. 3, 1945. 

Alberta passed away on Dec. 6, 2007, after 62 years of marriage.

He is also preceded in death by his parents and brother, Charles Allen Machemehl.

He is survived by brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Albert and Lois Hakim, nephews David Machemehl and Charles Hakim and niece Charlene Machemehl.  He was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church.  

Memorials may be sent to Foundation for the Future, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 600 Pecore, Houston, TX 77009 or the Bellville Animal Shelter, PO Box 615, Bellville, TX 77418


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