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Wm. Schomburg Funeral Service

Funeral services for Mr. William H. "Bill" Schomburg, 88, of Bellville were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 from St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville with Rev. Ann Dwelle Ward officiating.  Interment was in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Isador Zander, Harry Zander, Mel Tarwater, Jerry Frank, Emil Frank and Oscar Schomburg.
Mr. Schomburg died Thursday, April 30, 1992 in Bellville nursing home.
He was born July 22, 1903 in Kenney to parents Henry Christian and Henrietta (Richter) Schomburg.  He was raised in Kenney and attended the Kenney Public School.
He moved to Bellville at the age of 20 and had resided there for 68 years.
On Sept. 21, 1935, he was united in marriage to Erna Belle Zander at St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville.  Mr. Schomburg was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville, the Lutheran Brotherhood, and was a director on the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery Board until this year.
Mr. Schomburg worked as a foreman for Austin County Pct. 3 for over 55 years.
Survivors include: wife, Erna Belle (Zander) Schomburg of Bellville, son, Wayne Schomburg and wife Marcella of Sealy; sisters, Hattie Pieper of Brenham and Frieda Ressell of Rockdale; brother, Theodore (Ted) Schomburg of Bellville; grandchildren, Aaron, Neil and Leigh Ann Schomburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and one sister.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church of Bellville.
Services were under the direction of the Knesek Bros/Etlinger Funeral Chapel in Bellville.

Submitted by Jerry Lee Frank


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