Funeral services for Erna Belle Schomburg, 81, of Bellville, were held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, 1997 from St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville with the Rev. Ana Dwelle Ward officiating. Interment was in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Jerry Frank, Aaron Schomburg, Neil Schomburg, Mel Tarwater, Harry Zander and Ted Schomburg.
Born Jan. 1, 1916 in Bellville, Texas, Erna Belle Zander was the daughter of Fritz Zander and Ida Krumrey Zander. She was raised in Bellville and attended Bellville High School.
On Sept. 21, 1935 Erna Belle and Mr. William Schomburg were united in marriage in Bellville. She worked as a receptionist for Dr. Bob Neely for 20 years. Mrs. Schomburg was a member of the Ladies Aide and a Sunday school teacher at St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville.
Erna Belle Schomburg died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997 in Bellville.
Survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Marcella Schomburg of Sealy; brother and sister-in-law, Fred and Helen Zander of Bellville and grandchildren, Aaron, Neil and Leigh Ann Schomburg.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Fritz and Ida Zander; husband William H. Schomburg; and sister Etta Mae Zander Frank.
Funeral services were under the direction of Knesek Bros/Etlinger Funeral Chapel in Bellville
Submitted by Jerry Lee Frank