Funeral services for Mavis L. Pointer Nailor, 41, of Wadsworth, are scheduled for 2 p. m. Wednesday at Mother Zion Baptist Church in Bay City with the Rev. K. J. Griggs officiating. Burial will follow in Eastview Cemetery in Bay City.
Visitation will be until 9 p. m. Tuesday at the Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home and from 1 to 2 p. m. at Mother Zion Baptist Church.
Mrs. Nailor was born Oct. 14, 1952, in Bay City to Louis, Sr. and Jewel Morgan Pointer and died Jan. 21, 1994, at Matagorda General Hospital.
A 1971 graduate of Bay City High School, she earned a bachelor of science degree from Texas Women’s University and earned a master of arts degree from the University of Houston.
Survivors include her parents, Louis Pointer, Sr. and Jewel Pointer Marsh, both of Bay City; a son, Chauson Nailor of Bay City; stepmother, Lillie Pointer of Bay City; three sisters, Carol Marsh, Katrina Marsh and Gail Marsh, all of Bay City; three brothers, Louis Pointer, Jr. of Giddings, Anthony Marsh and Ricky Marsh, both of Bay City, four aunts, Carrie Powell, Vernice Speed and Doris Wiley, all of Bay City and Nannie Walker, of Corpus Christi; three uncles, Lewis Morgan and L. C. Pointer, both of Bay City and James Holmes of Galveston and many cousins, other relatives and a family of friends.
Pallbearers are Bryan K. Scott, Benjamin Scott Sr., Benjamin Scott Jr., Ronald J. Scott, Jerry Manning and Douglas Smith.
Honorary pallbearers are the Bay City High School Class of 1971, Second Grade Class of Velasco Elementary School and the ushers and nurses of Mother Zion Baptist Church.
Arrangements are with Duncan-Roberts Funeral Home.
Daily Tribune, January, 1994
Photo courtesy of Trezmond Scott
Graveside services for Pat Nance, 58, of Markham, were held at noon Monday in Hawley Cemetery in Blessing with the Rev. Earl Breazeale officiating.
Mrs. Nance was born Jan. 13, 1935, in Robinson, Kan., to Charles and Elba McCorkle Walker and died Jan. 1, 1994, in Matagorda General Hospital in Bay City.
Formerly of Oklahoma, she was a resident of Markham for 10 years.
Survivors include her husband, Hank Nance of Markham; her mother, Elba Walker of Twin Falls, Idaho; a daughter, Debbie June and Dennis Ray Lindley, Sr. of Markham; three sons and daughters-in-law, Charles Randall and LaRhonda Nance of Hawkins, Henry David and Teressa Nance of Markham and Adam James Nance of Markham; two sisters, Sandra Wilkins of Twin Falls, Idaho, and Dorothy Wakefield of Bay City; five grandchildren, Amanda Faith Lindley, Justin Lee Nance, Rebecca Lynn Nance, Dennis Lindley, Jr. and Shawn Clifton Lindley.
Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home of Bay City.
Daily Tribune, January 4, 1994
Mr. William Henson Nance, for the past 30 years a resident of Bay
City, passed away at the home of his son, J. D. Nance, in this city
Tuesday, Oct. 2, at noon and will be buried in Cedarvale cemetery
tomorrow, (Thursday) afternoon at 3 o'clock.
for Colleen T. Nataro, 68, of Palacios, were held June 5, 2004 at
the First United Methodist Church of Palacios with Pastor Jay
Simonsen and Pastor Ray Bowles officiating. Interment was at
Mrs. Anna Nedbalek of Blessing passed away Saturday, December 28 at the age of 72. She was a native of Europe and a resident of this area for 38 years. She was a member of the S. P. J. S. T., El Maton Chapter.
Services were held at the Czech Brethren Church of Blessing at 10 a. m. with Brother Gordon Hejl officiating. Interment was in Hawley Cemetery.
She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Libbie Rizzo, Mrs. Leonarda Bailey and Mrs. Lillie Kana all of Houston, Mrs. Rosa Mae Kana of Danevang and Mrs. Annie Mazoch of Louisiana and three sons, Emil of Houston, Eddie and Johnnie of Blessing, 28 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Palacios Beacon, January 9, 1964
NEDBALEK, Eddie E., 44, of Blessing, died July 4. Services were held Sunday at 3 p. m. at the Triska Funeral Chapel in El Campo. He was buried in the Hawley Cemetery. The Rev. Edwin F. Lampe officiated.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Angie Nedbalek and daughter, Miss Betty Ann Nedbalek. Also two brothers Emil of Houston and John of Blessing. Five sisters, Libbie Rizzo of Houston, Rosa Mae Kana of El Campo, Leonarda Bailey of Houston, Lillie Kana of Houston and Annie Mazoch of Louisiana.
Pallbearers were members of American Legion in Blessing. They were Lee M. Pierce, Jerry Flint, Jerry Hlozek, Jim Tobola, Victor Zemanek and Bill Bloskas. The color Guards were Henry Knebel and Loui Fabrygel. The color Bearers were Joe Dedek and A. V. Bosak. The color guard and color bearers commander was Bert Logan. The bugler was Martin Tobola. The honorary pallbearers were Nephews Ronald Nedbalek, Kenneth Kana, Larry Kana, Luke and John Rizzo and James Kana.
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Funeral services for John Nedbalek, 64, will be held at 10 a. m. Wednesday, at Midfield Lutheran Church, with Rev. John A. Burton of Bellville officiating. Interment will be at Hawley Cemetery, with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Nedbalek died suddenly Monday morning at his home in Blessing. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and a member of the SPJST Lodge.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Anna Nedbalek of Blessing; five daughters, Mrs. Charles Rizzo of Houston, Mrs. Steve Kana of Danevang, Mrs. Earl Bailey of Louisiana, Mrs. Jerome Kana of Houston, Mrs. I. J. Mazoch of El Campo; three sons, Emil of Houston, Eddie of Port Lavaca, and Johnnie of Blessing; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Danchal and Mrs. Marie Junek of Snook, Texas.
Pallbearers will be Emil Morris, Victor Zemanek, Joe F. Dedek, Jerry Horzek, Jim Tabola and George Vaculin.
Daily Tribune, February 19, 1957
Funeral services for Aleta B. Nelson, 87, of Blessing, are scheduled for 11 a. m. Friday, Sept. 19, 1997 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Chapel with Colleen Claybourn officiating. Burial will follow in the Hawley Cemetery in Blessing.
Mrs. Nelson passed away Sept. 17, 1997 following a short illness. She was born March 16, 1910 in Heidenheimer, Texas to W. C. and Stella Barber.
She married George K. Nelson on June 9, 1935 in Heidenheimer who later preceded her in death along with her parents and brother Jack Barber and sister Elizabeth Canipe.
Mrs. Nelson is survived by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Thomas and Mittie Nelson of Austin, Cecil and Lois Morris of San Antonio, Emma B. Smith of Temple and Bobbie Mitchell of Cape Girardeau, Mo. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Aleta lived in Blessing for 61 years. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in education from North Texas State University and a Master’s degree in education from the University of Houston. She taught home economics at the high school level for 40 years and educated Tidehaven students from 1936 to retirement in 1973.
Mrs. Nelson was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Palacios. She was a life member of the Texas State Teachers Association and a member of the Matagorda County Retired Teachers Association. Her former students always held a special place in her heart.
Pall bearers include Lee Hall Pierce, Delvin Taska, Tommy Nelson, James Barber, Martin Cantu and John D. Laney Nelson. Honorary pallbearers will be Lee M. Pierce, A. B. Pierce, James Pennington, Dr. Russell Matthes, E. E. “Sonny” Johs, Jr., Bob Christianson, Earl Adams, Jr., George Hejtmanek, J. O. Baker, Steve Rickaway, Alfred Kopecky, John Toellner, Gene Steinmeyer, W. R. Sparks and R. R. Trull.
The family will receive friends at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home from 7 to 8:30 p. m. on Thursday. Memorials may be made to the George K. and Aleta B. Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund care of Tidehaven ISD, PO Box 129, El Maton, TX 77440.
Funeral arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City.
Daily Tribune, September 18, 1997
Funeral services for the Rev. Alfred H. Nelson, 75, of Bay City, will be held 2 p. m. Thursday at First Baptist Church with Dr. W. D. Baker officiating. Burial will be in Hawley Cemetery, Blessing.
Rev. Nelson was born March 4, 1912, in Davis, Okla., to Grover and May Thomas Nelson and died Feb. 2, 1988, at Matagorda General Hospital, Bay City.
He graduated from Italy High School and Howard Payne College in 1949. He attended Southwest Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth and was ordained a Southern Baptist minister, an educator and school administrator having taught 17 years in the Bay City Independent School District.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Brownwood, Texas; past president of the Rice Belt Kiwanis Club; active member and Sunday school teacher at First Baptist Church; and past director of the Matagorda County Teachers Credit Union.
He was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Norene Nelson of Bay City; a son and daughter-in-law, Carroll L. and Shirley Nelson Sr. of Bay City; a daughter and son-in-law, Nickey and Donald M. Jones of Van Vleck; three brothers, Fred Nelson of LaMarque, and Jourdon Nelson and the Rev. Lee Nelson, both of Athens, Texas; five sisters, Muriel Dyess of Andrews, Texas, Athalee Thornton of Athens, Beth Kriby of Houston, Grace Richardson of Van, Texas, and Faith Evans of Bowie; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers include W. E. Ehlert Jr., Al Green, W. G. “Curly” Grimes, James Sowell, Wayne Michael, Gordon Hardegree, Gaston Morton and Jim Hardaway.
Honorary pallbearers include Jack Kelly, Pete Arnold and members of Mr. Nelson’s Sunday School class.
Services are under the direction of Dick R. Elkins, Bay City Funeral Home.
Daily Tribune, Wednesday,
February 3, 1988
Nelson, 81, of Palacios, closed her eyes here and woke up in Heaven
on Jan. 12, 2005.
Funeral services for George K. Nelson, 85, of Blessing are scheduled for 2:00 p. m. Friday, October 14, 1994 at Taylor Bros. Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Doug Blanton officiating. Burial will follow at the Hawley Cemetery in Blessing.
Mr. Nelson was born March 24, 1909 in Leedale, Texas to John Grover and Effie Lou Nelson and died Oct. 12, 1994 at his residence in Blessing.
He attended Temple Jr. College and Mary Hardin Baylor College in 1928 and 1929, and graduated with a bachelor of science degree from Southwest Texas State Teachers College in August of 1936. In subsequent years, he did graduate work at Southwest Texas State Teachers College and Sul Ross College and earned a master of Education degree from the University of Houston in 1948.
Mr. Nelson’s career in education began in 1932 in the Childers School District in Bell County. In 1936, he came to Matagorda County to the Blessing School District as Elementary Principal. He served as superintendent of the Blessing School District from 1941-1948. At that time, the school districts in Blessing, Midfield, Markham, and Ashby consolidated to form the Tidehaven Independent School District, and Mr. Nelson was elected superintendent. He held that position until his retirement on Aug. 31, 1973.
During his busy educational career, he found time to serve his community, church, and professional organizations. He held life memberships in the Texas Administrators Association, the American Administrators Association, and the National Educators Association. He was also a member of the Retired Teachers Association, the American Association of Retired Persons, and the Blessing Masonic Lodge where he twice served as Worshipful Master. He recently received the Golden Trowel Award for exceptional service from the Grand Lodge of Texas AF & AM. He was an elder and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Palacios.
He is survived by his wife, Aleta B. Nelson of Blessing and by three sisters and one brother, Emma B. Smith of Temple, Mrs. Lois Morris of San Antonio, William T. Nelson of Austin, and Bobbie Mitchell of Missouri. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Nelson was preceded in death by his parents, John and Effie Nelson and by a sister, Hazel Nelson.
Pallbearers are Delvin Taska, Lee Hall Pierce, Earl Adams, Jr., George Hejtmanek, J. O. Baker, and E. E. “Sonny” Johs, Jr. Honorary Pallbearers are W. R. Spars, Tick Pierce, Steve Rickaway, R. B. Trull, Bob Christianson, A. B. Pierce, Gene Steinmeyer, Dr. Russell Matthes, James Pennington, John Toellner, Alfred Kopecky, and Victor Zemanek.
In lieu of the usual remembrances, memorials may be made to the Palacios First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund or the American Heart Association.
Arrangements are with Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City.
Daily Tribune, October 13, 1994
Funeral services for Norene Nelson, 76, of Bay City, are scheduled for 10 a. m. tomorrow at First Baptist Church in Bay City with the Rev. Mike Zimmerman officiating. Burial will follow in Hawley Cemetery in Blessing.
Mrs. Nelson was born Jan. 31, 1918, in Palacios, to Thomas and Irene Fox Morton and died July 13, 1994, in St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston.
A member of First Baptist Church and Delta Kappa Gamma sorority, she retired from Bay City Independent School District in 1976 after 20 years as an elementary school teacher.
Survivors include a daughter, Helen Norene “Nicky” Jones of Salisbury, N. C.; a son and daughter-in-law, Carroll L. Sr. and Shirley Nelson of Bay City; a sister, Betty Day [of] Deutschburg; two brothers and sister-in-law, Billy Morton of Palacios and Donald and Joyce Morton of Pesos [Pecos]; six grandchildren and their spouses, Carroll L. Jr. and Liza Nelson of Bay City; Tim and Jeni Nelson of Decatur, Ala., Jimmy and Shirley Jones of Lake Jackson, Kay and Jimmy Brewer of Texarkana, Joni and Dan Johnson of Columbia Lakes and Kathy and John Fry of Ft. Stewart, Ga. and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by husband, Alfred H. Nelson on Feb. 2, 1988, and by a brother, Lester Morton.
Pallbearers are Wayne Michael, Allan O’Connell, Roy Sanders, Ben Tinnin, Gaston Morton and Robbins Odom.
Arrangements are with Taylor Brothers Funeral Home of Bay City.
Daily Tribune, July 15, 1994
BLESSING - John O. Nesbitt, 88 of
Blessing, Passed away Oct. 10, 2011 in Palacios, Texas. John was
born to Emmie (Dixon) and John Oliver Nesbitt in Sterling, Ill.
Published in Victoria Advocate on
October 14, 2011
LAVACA - Bobby W Neuman, 74, of Port Lavaca, passed away April 7,
2011. He was born May 4, 1937, in Midfield, to the late Steve and
Ella Darnell Neuman. He was retired from Alcoa where he was an
in Victoria Advocate on April 8, 2011
Connie Lynette Neuszer, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Neuszer, Jr., of Markham, died Sunday at 10 p. m. at the Matagorda General Hospital.
Besides the parents the baby is survived by one sister, Carol.
Funeral services were set for 3 p. m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Markham. Interment in Hawley cemetery. Rev. Jerry Lyons, officiating.
Daily Tribune, October 19, 1959
Geronimo Nevarez Jr., 68, of Palacios, Texas passed away November 16, 2012 in his home in Houston, Texas.
Geronimo was a very happy person and he never met a stranger. He was loved by all.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Geronimo and Manuela Nevarez; wife, Natalie; and brother, Guadalupe.
He is survived by: sons, Hernan, Oscar, Arnold and Joe of Houston; grandchildren, Cody, Sarah, Natalie, Melissa, Arnold Jr., Kayla, Sydney, Stephen and Riley; sisters, Elmina, Yolanda, Flor, Mary, Rosalinda, Emilia, Luisa and Lucelia; and brothers, Edward, Noe and Joe.
A memorial will take place at 11 a.m. on December 2, 2012 at Miller Funeral Home in Houston, Texas.
Bay City Tribune,
November 28, 2012
A. F. “Jinx” Nevill, 64, of Midfield, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 1997. He was born on April 9, 1933 in Iola, Grimes County, Texas, to Ross Nevill and Lavada Rice.
He graduated from Freeport High School in 1951 and served in the U. S. Army from 1952-54. He then graduated from Sam Houston State University in 1957 with a Bachelor of Science in Physics. In 1953, he married Charlene Kubesch of Freeport. After graduation, Jinx and Charlene moved to Grand Prairie, Texas where he worked for Chance Vought (LTV) for 25 years. After retiring, Jinx and Charlene moved to Midfield, where Jinx enjoyed fishing, gardening, and serving his church and community. He is remembered by all as a loving husband, father, brother and trusted friend.
Jinx is survived by his wife of 44 years, Charlene; his daughters Arlene Borgsteadt of Austin, Tracey Nevill of Pearland; grandchildren Rachel, Amanda, Michael, Grant and Troy; great granddaughters Meghan and Victoria; sisters Lucille Owens and Mary Rogers of Marble Falls and Artie Mae Cobb of Lake Jackson; brother Milton Nevill of Marble Falls; mother-in-law Mary Sliva Kubesch of El Campo. He was preceded in death by his mother, father and brother Nolan Nevill.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 4 at 2:00 p. m. at Danevang Lutheran Church, with Rev. David Zimmer officiating. Burial will be at Hawley Cemetery in Blessing. Visitation was held at Triska’s Funeral Home on May 3.
Pallbearers will be Bill Hurta, Dale Mitchell, Steve Nance, Mason Nevill, Bill Richardson, Bill Slocum and Gene Woodson.
Arrangements by Triska Funeral Home, 612 Merchant St., El Campo, TX 77437, 409-543-3681.
Daily Tribune, May 4, 1997
Harvey C. “Smokey” Newton, 84, of Bay City passed away January 19, 1996 at his residence in Bay City. He was born April 5, 1911 in Fannin, Texas to Jesse M. and Edna Editha Tabb Newton. He was preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Ida “Lie” Bryant Newton on April 20, 1985, and his son Charles Wayne Newton. He was a foreman for Brown and Root Construction Company until his retirement in 1974. He is survived by one daughter, Evelyn “Bobbye” Haley of Nacogdoches, several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by special friends Joyce Henry and her children and Lois Winfrey. Graveside services were held at 11:00 am Monday in Roselawn Memorial Park in Van Vleck with Bro. Joe Wrape of the Bay City Church of Christ officiating. Memorials may be made to the V.F.W. Post 2438, P. O. Box 269, Bay City, Texas 77414 or to the Community Hospice at 305 Sandy Corner Rd. Suite 100, El Campo, Texas 77437. Arrangements by Taylor Bros. Funeral home.
Unknown newspaper, January, 1996
Mrs. Ida “Ikey” Newton died Friday in Nacogdoches. The funeral will be sometime Monday afternoon at Taylor Brothers Funeral Home Chapel.
Survivors include her husband, H. C. Newton of Nacogdoches; a daughter, Bobbye Haley of Nacogdoches; and a brother, A. W. Bryant of Nacogdoches.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Taylor Brothers Funeral Home.
The Daily Tribune, April, 1985
Photo courtesy of Marsha Kirchmeier
NEWTON, Gladys Evelyn, passed away in Matagorda General, 37 years of age. A native of Canada, she was a member of the Bay City Rebekah Lodge No. 79 Surviving are her husband, Melvin Marshall “Tony” Newton of Bay City; daughters, Marshall Lynn and Ethel Marlene, Bay City; sisters, Millie Burletoff of Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada; Helena Koberlin of Ft. Pitt, Saskatchewan, Canada and Dorothy Chaini, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Also a brother, Lawrence Cooper, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Services will be held today at 4:00 p.m. in Taylor Brothers Chapel with the Rev. W. D. Baker of the First Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Van Vleck. Pallbearers will be Jack Brown, James Reve, Earl Icenogle, Gene Smith, Frank Hattenbach and Randall Webb. Taylor Brothers Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The Daily Tribune, March 13, 1972
Photo courtesy of Marsha Kirchmeier
Funeral services for Tony Toan Nguyen, 51, of Sugar
Land, Tx., were held July 30, 2011 at Saint Laurence Catholic Church
in Sugar Land. Internment was at Forest Park at Westheimer and Dairy
Ashford in Houston, Tx.
Palacios Beacon, August 17, 2011
BAY CITY - Binh
Van "Papa San" Nguyen, 70, of Bay City, died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004.
PALACIOS - Dominic
Van Mai Nguyen, 76, of Palacios, died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006 in
A Rosary for Que
Thi Nguyen, 89, of Palacios, will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday (Feb. 16-18) at the Palacios Funeral Home.
TheFuneral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005 at
St. Anthony’s of Padua Vietnamese Apostolate with Rev. Joe Pham
PALACIOS - Ty Thi Nguyen, went to be with her Lord Sunday, Oct 28,
2012 after a courageous fight with cancer. Ty was born on August 6,
1936 in Thinh Long, Vietnam to the late Khoa and Cam Dang Nguyen.
Margaret Emily Turpin Nias, 92, of Matagorda passed away Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Bay City. She was born October 3, 1919 in Houston to the late James David & Mary Elizabeth Wilson Turpin. Margaret had 3 sisters: Mary E., Edith R., & Edna A. and 1 brother: Jams David Turpin. She was a Dress Marker, a resident of Matagorda for 30 years, and loved to care for many different kinds of animals.
Margaret married Haig Pershing Nias in Houston on April 21, 1972. They spent 21 years together before his death on November 1, 1993. Many nieces and nephews, great nieces, and great nephews survive her.
Margaret was buried in Matagorda Cemetery next to her late husband Haig Pershing Nias.
Wesley Peter Niemeyer, 64, a native of Galveston, Texas, and resident of Richwood, Texas, born March 31, 1946 in Salzburg, Austria, died unexpectedly on March 11, 2011.
Wesley was a long time employee of South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at Willow Drive Baptist Church, 200 Willow Drive, Lake Jackson, Texas.
Visitation was held March 14, 2011, from 5 until 8 p.m. at Palms Funeral Home, 2300 E. Hwy. 35, Angleton, Texas.
Wesley is survived by: his loving wife of 42 years, Sherry; son, Mark and wife Gina, along with their five children, Steven, Melenie, Brittney, Mark, and Sean.
Wesley is survived by two sisters Wiltrude Meyers and Iris Lawrence.
Wesley was a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather. Wesley was a Christian that loved worshipping and serving the Lord.
Those desiring to send flowers should send them to Palms Funeral Home.
Bay City Tribune,
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Mrs. Audrey Dietrich Nini was born to the late Vernon and Mary Ottis Dietrich on December 2, 1920 in Gulf, TX. She passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011 at the age of 90.
Mrs. Nini was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church and Altar Society in Bay City, TX.
Mrs. Nini was a retired registered nurse. Her career included service at Kuakini Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii from 1946 to 1947. She worked as a nurse at hospitals in New Gulf, TX and Bay City, TX. She was also the Plant Nurse at Phillips Petroleum in Old Ocean, TX.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 49 years, Wallace Nini of Bay City and her loving brother, Hadden Dietrich, Sr., and wife Dorothy of Bay City. She will sorely be missed by her extended family, nephews Hadden Dietrich, Jr. & wife Kathy of Katy and Cole Dietrich of Houston; great nephew Zachary Dietrich, wife Lacey & daughters Tylar & Riley of McKinney, TX; great niece Shelby Vinson, her husband Rich and daughter Katy Cole of Dallas and numerous cousins throughout Texas and Oklahoma.
The family is grateful to the Bay Villa Healthcare Center staff for their loving care and to Houston Hospice for their compassion.
The Holy Rosary will be 7:00 PM Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 at Taylor Bros Chapel. A Requiem Mass will be held on Monday, January 31, 2011 at 10:00 AM at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Rev. Casimir Jarzombek officiating. Pallbearers are Zac Dietrich, Rich Vinson, James Rother, Bernard Rother, Woody Miller and Kim Abshier. Interment will follow at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City. The family requests memorial donations be made to Holy Cross Catholic School.
Matagorda, Texas. March 16.—After a lingering illness of several months, due to the infirmities of old age, Mrs. Verona Nolte, widow of Mr. Frank Nolte, who died in 1875, passed away at her home, at 4 o’clock Sunday morning, March 11, 1923. The remains were laid to rest in the Matagorda cemetery at 5 p.m. of the same day. Rev. Father O’Reagan of Bay City conducting the funeral services. Lovely flowers were placed on the grave by sympathizing friends of the family.
Mrs. Nolte—nee Miss Verona Freeman—was born in Hanover, Germany, Dec. 14, 1834, and at the age of seventeen years embarked for America with a number of other immigrants, landing at Galveston, where at the age of twenty years she was married to Mr. Frank Nolte in the beautiful old cathedral of that place; then they moved to Matagorda where the family has resided ever since.
Of this union there were nine children of whom only three survive, Captain Frank Nolte of Corpus Christi, Mrs. J. J. Duffy and Mrs. O’Donnel of this place. There are nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren living, also two half-sisters. Mrs. Mary Talley of California and Mrs. Lorena Miller of Bay City; a brother, Herman Freeman of Rockport.
Nolte has ever been a devout Christian of the Roman Catholic faith,
a loyal and devoted wife and mother and a friend to all, even after
growing feeble she was always cheerful, bearing her sufferings with
that fortitude known only to those who love the Lord, and she will
be greatly missed by her loved ones. Her faithful children did all
they could to soothe her in her last months of illness, responding
to her every wish, and she charged them not to grieve but rejoice
that she would soon be ‘”at rest,” then she made the sign of the
cross and quietly fell “asleep in Jesus.” Kind friends gently folded
her hands and prepared the body for burial and now she is “resting,
sweetly resting in a Savior’s love.
Mildred A. Norman, 81, of Houston, Texas
passed away December 30, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Houston.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 6, 2001, at 11 a.m.
at Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Church 2209 Dowling Street in Houston, with
the Rev. E. E. Coats officiating. Burial will follow at East View
Cemetery in Bay City.
Justin Lee Normand, five months, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 1997 at Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Corpus Christi.
He was born Dec. 26, 1996 in Port Lavaca, to Kennie Leon Normand and Kellie Sue Jessup Normand. He is survived by his parents, Kennie and Kellie Normand of Palacios; by maternal grandparents, Danny and Susan Jessup of Palacios; by paternal grandparents, Leon and Judy Normand of Van Vleck; and by maternal great grandparents, Howard and Sue Barker of Palacios and Don and Jean Jessup of Blessing.
Funeral services will be 2 p. m. Saturday, May 31, 1997 at the Palacios Funeral Chapel with Bro. William Malone officiating. Interment will be at Hawley Cemetery, Blessing.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Jessup, Billy Norman and Robby Jessup.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Mark Morales and the staff of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of the Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Corpus Christi. For directions or more information, call 245-4905.
Arrangements are with Palacios Funeral Home, Palacios.
Daily Tribune, May 30, 1997
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