Matagorda County Obituaries
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William R. Falknor & Mary E. Falknor - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Arnold A. Fanson & Minnie M. Fanson - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Arnold Fanson
 

Arnold Fanson, 88, of Wadsworth, died June 7, 2001 at his residence. He was born July 31, 1912 in Chicago, Ill. to the late George William and Jennie Maude Beedy Fanson.

Mr. Fanson moved to Matagorda County in 1923, attended school in Wadsworth and graduated from Gulf High in 1932.

On August 21, 1935, he married Minnie Moberly in Matagorda.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Matagorda as well as a 50 year member of Matagorda Masonic Lodge No. 7 AF &AM.

Mr. Fanson had an extensive work history in the county including unloading shell from rail cars with shovels and spreading on the streets of Wadsworth; breaking horses for ranches around Wadsworth and Matagorda; working cattle for George Sargent and working for Texas Gulf Sulphur Co.

He owned and operated the Wadsworth Garage for 30 years and was a road foreman for Matagorda County Precinct No. 2 for eight years.

County Commissioners proclaimed March 25, 2000 as "Arnold Fanson Day" in Matagorda County in recognition of his many good deeds and for making Wadsworth and Matagorda County a better place to live.

Survivors include: wife of 65 years, Minnie M. Fanson of Wadsworth; son and daughter-in-law, George and Mary Fanson of Wadsworth; three grandchildren, Carrie Fultz and husband Lonnie of Wadsworth, Carmin Bertling and husband Craig of Kingsbury and Suzie Smith and husband Rodney of Bay City; five great grandchildren, Brett and Ashlyn Fultz, Tanner Bertling, Rodney Jr. and Austin Smith; God daughter Ruthie White Gideon of Spring, Texas; sisters-in-law, Ida Fanson of Seguin, Texas and Pearl Fanson of Galveston; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by: four sisters, Nola Ritter, Lois Mueller, Margaret Kelley and Leotta Ritter, and three brothers, Robert, Lyman and Elmer Fanson.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, June 11 at Taylor Bros Funeral Home with the Rev. Dottie Dumas officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Van Vleck.

Pallbearers include: Johnny Layton, Brent Kirby, Melvin Ryman, Charles Hale, George Deshotels and Greg Westmoreland. Honorary pallbearers are Kermit Gideon, Lonnie Fultz, Craig Bertling and Rodney Smith.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church in Matagorda.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros Funeral Home. A001A2001JN10

The Daily Tribune, Sunday June 10, 2001
 

Minnie Moberley Fanson
 

Minnie Moberley Fanson, 89, of Wadsworth, Texas died at her residence February 10, 2003. She was born on August 4, 1913 in Matagorda, Texas to the late Elbert S. and Bessie Mae Howard Moberley.

Mrs. Fanson was a life time member of the Matagorda United Methodist Church and has been a resident of Wadsworth since 1946.

Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law: George Arnold and Mary Fanson of Wadsworth; three grandchildren: Carrie Fultz and husband Lonnie of Wadsworth, Carmin Bertling and husband Craig of Kingsbury and Suzie Smith and husband Rodney of Wadsworth. six great grandchildren: Brett and Ashlyn Fultz, Tanner and Lexi Bertling, and Austin and Rodney Smith, Jr. God daughter: Ruthie White Gideon of Spring, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband Arnold A. Fanson and by his sister, Edith Milliff.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, February 13, 2003, at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Frances Foger officiating.

Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Van Vleck. Pallbearers will be Wayne Brown, Chad Kelley, David Kelley, Brent Kirby, Mike Milliff, and Johnny Layton.

The family will receive friends at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Matagorda United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 113, Matagorda, Texas 77457 or Hospice Support, Inc. 1102 N. Mechanic, El Campo, Texas 77437.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. A00014B2003FB12

The Bay City Tribune, Wednesday, February 12, 2003
 

George W. Fanson & Jennie B. Fanson - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Gerald L. Fanson - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Mary Fanson - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Marvin B. Farr - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

 Eunice Lorene Farrer - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham
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John "Bill" Fehmel, Jr. - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Karen M. Fehmel - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Gaetano F. Ferina - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Bennett V. Ferrell - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

 Clybren Young Field - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 


Rose Yanez Figueroa - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 


Oscar D. Fikes & Ora E. Fikes - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 


Oscar E. Fikes & Ernestine Fikes- Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 


Archie M. Findley - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 


Shelley Deneane Jurek Fischer

July 15, 1974 –February 16, 2014

Shelley Deneane Jurek Fischer, peacefully stepped into heaven on Sunday, February 16, 2014.

Shelley was born on July 15, 1974 in Bay City to Joe and Nancy Eilbeck Jurek Jr. Shelley loved anything outdoors, including fishing, crabbing, hunting, and tending to her cows. Shelley always searched for the fun in life and found it outdoors, from ladybugs and frogs, to finding seashells on the beach. Shelley had a collection of items for her home from the 1960s and 1970s. Shelley was the most loving wife, step-mom, daughter, sister, aunt, and cousin.

Shelley is survived by her husband of four years, David Fischer; two step-daughters, Ashley and Rylee; father, Joe Jurek Jr.; mother, Nancy Hinton; step-father, Leon Hinton; three sisters, Cindy West and husband Lowell, Christine Torres and husband Daniel, and Jennifer Perez and husband Roger; nieces and nephews, Dalton and Blaine Pevete, Ashleigh Fontenot, Desiree Perez, Kristiana Perez, Andrea Floyd, Madison Ziegler and Haden West; great-niece, Mikayla Martinez; maternal grandfather, James Franklin Eilbeck Sr.; and paternal grandmother, Rosie Jurek.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Elsie Geneal Eilbeck; paternal grandfather, Joe Jurek Sr; maternal step-grandmother, Ruth Hinton Wagner; and maternal step-sister, Kimberly Hinton.

The family will receive visitors from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at the funeral home.

The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home with Pastor Bobby Williams officiating.

Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck.

Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.taylorbros.net.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home, (979) 245-4613.

Bay City Tribune, February 19, 2014
 


John Foisner - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

O. J. Foraker - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

 Adrienne L. Foster - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

 Charles J. Frederic & Bertha L. Frederic - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

C. J. Frederick, Jr. - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 



 


Mason Lane Frick
 

Infant Mason Lane Frick, son of Jason Lane and Courtney Bellah Frick of Bay City, died March 10, 2001 in Galveston, Texas.

Survivors include: parents; brothers, Tristin and Price Evans of Bay City; maternal grandparents, Jimmi Bellah of Bay City and Don Bellah of Pinehurst, Texas; maternal great grandparents, Allen O. and Lois Grube of Crestview, Fla., and Don and Edith Bellah of Houston; paternal grandparents, Terry Lane Frick of Brownsville, and Linda Landers of Markham; paternal great grandparents, D. A. & Pat Frick of Markham and Ralph Landers of Markham. Infant Frick was preceded in death by his brother Chance Evans and paternal great grandmother, Mary Landers.

Graveside Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2001, at Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Van Vleck with the Rev. Melvin Ryman officiating.

Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home. A00011A2001MR13

THE DAILY TRIBUNE, Tuesday, March 13, 2001

Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham


Maurice F. Frieze  - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Gevonna C. Frnka - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Arthur "Jack" Frost & Gladys Moore Frost - Roselawn Memorial Park - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

Bruce P. Fruge - Cedarvale Cemetery - Photo courtesy of Faye Cunningham

 

 


 

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Created
Apr. 4, 2014
Updated
Apr. 4, 2014
 

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