August 19, 1954
Mrs. Auguste Caletka Rites Held Tuesday in Bellville
Funeral services for Mrs. Auguste Caletka of Eagle Lake were held from
the Pete E. Etlinger Funeral Home in Bellville at 4 p.m. Tuesday,
August 17 with interment in the St. John's Lutheran cemetery in Cat
Spring. Rev. W.A. Menking of Bellville officiated. Pallbearers were
Ervin Kinkler, Gerhardt Michaelis, Eldert Michaelis, Richard
Kollatschny, Edwin Eckhardt & Jerry Skalak. Mrs. Caletka was born &
reared in the Newburg community near Cat Spring, June 21, 1871, the
daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Louis Michaelis. She was christened and
confirmed in the Newburg church and attended the Brettschneider school
near Cat Spring. On November 29, 1894, she married Charles Caletka at
the family residence. He died on August 17, 1932. She died at 1:20
p.m. Sunday, August 15 in Brenham after an illness of about 6 years.
The deceased was 83 years, 1 month and 24 days of age and was a member
of the S.P.J.S.T. Lodge in Cat Spring. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs.
Chas. Renz of Eagle Lake; one son, Alfred Caletka of Cat Spring, one
brother Richard Michaelis of Cat Spring & 4 grandchildren.
Posted by Natalie McLain