Kathryn Kyle Hicks
Dec. 3, 1963 — April 20, 2000
Services for Kathryn Kyle Hicks, 36, of College Station are set for 2 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in College Station.
The Rev. Michael Haefer of Holy Cross Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will be in College Station City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Chapel College Station and from 1 p.m. to the time of the services Monday at the church.
Mrs. Hicks died Thursday in Fairfield, Texas.
She was born in Bowie, Texas, and had lived in College Station for 10 years. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and attended Blinn College where she was to graduate in May with a degree in nursing. She was a member of the Future Registered Nursing Club, was president of the Blinn College Nursing Students Association and was the recipient of the Blinn College Nursing Students Association Service Award for 2000.
Survivors include her husband, Steven Hicks of College Station; a son, Richard Neal Hicks of College Station; a daughter, Kristen Lynn Hicks of College Station; her parents, Richard and Joyce Watts of Seminole, Texas; and grandmother, Ruth Watts of Vienna, Va.
Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation or the Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.
Tersie Melcer Olexy
May 18, 1907 — April 21, 2000
BREMOND — Services for Tersie Melcer Olexy, 92, of Bremond are set for 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bremond.
The Rev. Jozef Musiol of St. Mary’s Catholic Church will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Bremond Funeral Home in Bremond.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Olexy died Friday in Franklin Nursing Center in Franklin.
She was a lifelong resident of Bremond and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where she was a member of the St. Mary’s Altar Society and the St. Mary’s Rosary Society.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruno Olexy.
Survivors include a son, Howard Olexy of Houston; two daughters and a son-in-law, Bernadette and Sebastian Gurka of Houston and Wanda Hogan of Thornton, Texas; a sister, Pauline Jones of Bremond; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Daniel Norman Wells
Dec. 18, 1964 — April 19, 2000
CONROE, Texas — Services for Daniel Norman Wells, 35, of Richards, Texas, are set for 10 a.m. Monday at Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel in Conroe.
The Rev. Dale Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in Pool Cemetery in Richards.
Dr. Wells died Wednesday in Richards.
He was born in Houston and was a 1992 graduate of the Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine and owned Spring Hill Animal Hospital in Montgomery, Texas. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Lake Conroe and was a member of the Richards Baptist Church. He also competed in cutting horse competitions across Texas.
Survivors include his wife, Julie Wells of Richards; his parents, Bob and Janet Wells of Richards; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Nancy and Doug Doss of Nashville, Tenn., and Linda Wells of Houston; his in-laws, Al and Donna Nantz of Kemp, Texas; two nieces; two uncles, an aunt; and numerous other relatives.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 297153, Houston, Texas 77297.
Claudia Burts Biedanski
April 10, 1924 — April 23, 2000
HEARNE — Services for Claudia Burts Biedanski, 76, of Santa Fe, Texas, are set for 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Elliott Baptist Church near Hearne.
The Rev. Eddie Mayo of Elliott Baptist Church will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Heartfield Funeral Home in Hearne.
Mrs. Biedanski died Sunday in Santa Fe.
She was born in North Zulch and had lived in Santa Fe for 45 years. She was a homemaker and worked for Civil Service during World War II.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edmund J. Biedanski.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Roger A. and Deborah Biedanski of New Caney, Texas; three daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and David Shotton of Oxford, England, Gloria and Bob Nash of Wichita, Kan., and Carol and Tom Currier of Santa Fe; two sisters, Lucille Davis of Manchaca, Texas, and Martha Morgan of Sweeny, Texas; and 10 grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Care Team, 1708 Amburn Suite C, Texas City, Texas 77591.
Willard D. Bush
July 17, 1924 — April 23, 2000
ROCKDALE — Services for Willard D. Bush, 75, of Milano are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home Chapel in Rockdale.
The Rev. Don Duvall of the Lockhart Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Newson Cemetery near Pontotoc, Texas.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Mr. Bush died Sunday in Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas.
He was born in Llano County, Texas, and had lived in Milano for 45 years. He was retired after 30 years as a crane operator with ALCOA. He also raised chickens and hounds.
Survivors include his wife, Fern Adams Bush of Milano; a son, Gary Bush of Milano; two daughters and sons-in-law, Marcella and Dr. David Lovett of Pecos, Texas, and Marlene and Roger Pack of Rockdale; three brothers, Damon Bush of Richland Springs, Texas, Dee Bush of San Antonio and Dale Bush of Houston; a sister, Vernelle Davis of Llano, Texas; and six grandchildren.
Kathryne L. Chenault
June 28, 1915 — April 22, 2000
Graveside services for Kathryne L. Chenault, 84, of College Station are set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sweeny Community Cemetery in Sweeny, Texas.
Mr. Eugene Dewveall will officiate.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and from 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel College Station.
Ms. Chenault died Saturday at her home.
She was born in Sweeny and had lived in College Station since 1986. She was a member of the A&M Church of Christ, the American Bankers Association and the Business Women’s Association. She was retired after 52 years with the First National Bank in Bay City, Texas, where she served as a loan officer and senior vice president of the loan department.
Survivors include six sisters, Marjorie Heintschel of Sweeny, Clairette C. Pool of Houston, Bobbie T. Chenault and Leslie Hunt, both of College Station, Jeanette Leonard of Angleton, Texas, and Virginia C. Miller of Gunnison, Colo.; a niece; and a nephew.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley or A&M Church of Christ Building Fund.
May 7, 1926 — April 23, 2000
CALDWELL — Services for Janie Chollett, 73, of Caldwell are set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Caldwell.
The Rev. Rick Mitchell will officiate. Burial will be in Caldwell Masonic Cemetery.
Mrs. Chollett died Sunday at her home.
She was born in Mayfield and was a homemaker and was a Baptist.
Survivors include her companion, Jim Ice of Caldwell; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Cathey Chollett of Caldwell and Jimmy and Sheryl Chollett of Rockdale; two daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Larry Kurecka of Temple, Texas, and Debbie and Tiny Paul of Caldwell; a sister, Dorothy Polesko of Humble, Texas; a sister-in-law, Corinne Gaines of Cameron; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Aug. 31, 1917 — April 23, 2000
Graveside services for Victorine Hayes, 82, of Bryan are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bryan City Cemetery.
The Rev. Bob Richers of the First United Methodist Church in Bryan will officiate.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan.
Mrs. Hayes died Sunday in Bryton Inn.
She was born in Palmer, Texas, and had lived in Bryan for 61 years. She was a homemaker and was a member of the First United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Neighborly Sunday school class.
Survivors include her husband, Leon Hayes of Bryan; a daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Malcolm Ziegler of New Orleans; a brother, Brooks Farrar of Arlington, Texas; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Joe B. Hahn
Died April 21, 2000
HOUSTON — Services for Joe B. Hahn, 82, are set for 10 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church of Recreation Acres in Houston.
The Rev. George Syers will officiate.
A chapel service and intermenty will follow at 2 p.m. at the Willow Hole Chapel in North Zulch. Burial will be at the Willow Hole Cemetery.
He was born and raised in North Zulch.
Survivors include his daughters, Carol Torrence and Mary Patterson; and brothers, the Rev. Earl Hahn and Allon Hahn.
April 23, 2000
ROCKDALE — Services for Lydia Farris, 92, of Humble are set for 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Rosewood Funeral Home in Humble.
Graveside services are 3 p.m. Wednesday at Sandy Creek Community near Rockdale.
Mrs. Farris died Sunday in Humble.
She retired from Shell Oil Company in 1974 with more than 30 years of service, worked at Humble Middle School cafeteria for 10 years and Wyatt’s Cafeteria for 5 years, was a charter member of the First Baptist Church in Humble and a member of the Shell Carpenters Union.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Hubert Farris.
Survivors include two daughters, Florence Ella Strong of Sheperd and Velma Bonnette of Deer Park, Texas; three grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren.
Gus H. Eberhardt
June 8, 1905 — April 24, 2000
CALDWELL —Services for Gus H. Eberhardt, 94, of Caldwell are set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lyons Evangelical United Church of Christ in Lyons.
The Rev. Darrin Holub will officiate. Burial will be in Birch Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Caldwell.
Mr. Eberhardt died Monday in St. Joseph Regional Health Care Center.
He was born in Burleson County, was a retired farmer and rancher and had been employed as a butcher and by Caldwell Livestock Commission in years past.
He is survived by a sister, Esther Irion of Caldwell, and numerous nieces and nephews.