Recent Services

Louis "Lou Lou" Gross Jr.
June 20, 1929 - December 2, 2016
Louis “Lou Lou” Gross died peacefully in Dupont, Louisiana on December 2, 2016 at the young age of 87 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Lou Lou is survived by: his loving wife, Shirley; his sweet sister Dorothy Jones of Houston, Texas; and his six loving children, son Ernest...
Edna (Schomburg) Boeker
December 5, 1914 - November 19, 2016
Edna Sophie Schomburg Boeker, 101 of Brenham, passed away peacefully with family by her side, Saturday, November 19, 2016. Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 22nd at 1 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church of New Wehdem with Pastor Lawrence Bade officiating. Interment will follow in the...
Elizabeth Beatrice (Uhyrek) Beckermann
April 14, 1918 - November 19, 2016
Elizabeth Beatrice Beckermann, 98 of Brenham, passed away November 19, 2016 in Yakima, Washington. Visitation with the family will be Saturday, December 3rd from 12 noon until funeral service begins at 2 p.m. in Brenham Memorial Chapel with Deacon Al Prescott officiating. Interment will follow...
Nina (Gajeske) Little
October 16, 1941 - November 18, 2016
Nina Little, 75 of Brenham, passed away Friday, November 18, 2016. Visitation with family will be Tuesday, November 22nd from 6-8 p.m. at Brenham Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 23rd at 11 a.m. in St. John Lutheran Church of Prairie Hill with Pastor Kyle Merkle...
Marilyn Naumann
April 19, 1948 - November 6, 2016
Marilyn Naumann, 68 of Brenham, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 9th from 5-7 p.m. in Brenham Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 10th at 10 a.m. in Grace Lutheran Church with Rev. Matthew Jacobs officiating. Interment...
Elroy Paul Ganske
July 3, 1939 - November 6, 2016
Elroy Paul Ganske passed away peacefully at his home early Sunday morning, November 6, 2016 at the age of 77. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 9th from 6-8 p.m. and funeral services Thursday November 10th at 2 p.m. both held at Brenham Memorial Chapel. Rev. Mark Moore will officiate. He...
Helon Ivalon Pennington
August 3, 1927 - November 6, 2016
Helon Ivalon Pennington, a longtime resident of Brenham and Independence, died Sunday, November 6, 2016. Helon was 89 years old. Visitation will be held at Brenham Memorial Chapel on Saturday, November 12, 2016, from 12:00pm until 1:00pm, when the funeral service will begin. Guests are...
Jeffrey Dale "Jeff" Janner
August 15, 1960 - November 5, 2016
Jeffrey Dale Janner, 56, of Brenham passed away at home surrounded by family on Saturday, November 5, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Jeff was born on August 15, 1960 in Houston, Texas to Milton and Elvera Janner. He was baptized at St. John Lutheran Church in Prairie Hill. He was...
Emma "Deedle" (Knapp) Garnett
April 7, 1937 - October 28, 2016
Emma (“Deedle”) D’Albini Knapp Garnett died peacefully in her sleep in Fort Worth on October 28, 2016. She was born on April 7, 1937 to Charlotte Belsey Knapp and Marcial A. C. Knapp in Comfort, Texas. Emma graduated from Lamar High School in Houston in 1955 and continued her education at Sacred...
Billie (Neel) Burnett
August 29, 1938 - October 28, 2016
Billie Burnett, 78, passed away Friday, October 28, 2016, at her home in Washington, Texas. Billie was born on August 29, 1938 in Elkhart, Texas, to parents Joe and Bonnie (Herod) Neel. She was a graduate of Brazosport High School. At a soda shop in Galena Park, Texas, she met Tommy Lee...
Doris Ann (Bailey) Wiesepape
January 25, 1930 - October 18, 2016
Doris Ann Wiesepape, 86 of Brenham passed away, Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Visitation will be Thursday, October 20th from 6-7:30 p.m. in Brenham Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 21st at 10:30 a.m. in St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church with Pastors Phil...
Bibiana Pawlak
October 19, 1934 - October 18, 2016
Bibiana Pawlak, age 81 of Chappell Hill, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Brenham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with Rosary at 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 21 in Brenham Memorial Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday,...
Wesley F. Schlechte
October 7, 1918 - October 17, 2016
Wesley Fritz Schlechte, 98, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 in Pasadena, Texas. Funeral services will be Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11 a.m. in Christ Lutheran Church, Brenham with Rev. Mark Groves and Rev. Walt Schindehette officiating. Interment will follow in Prairie Lea...
Carol Sue Thornton
March 17, 1948 - October 17, 2016
Carol Sue Thornton, age 68, of Brenham passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 in Scott & White Hospital, Brenham. Visitation with the family will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 20 in Brenham Memorial Chapel and where funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21....
Bonnie (Young) Benkoski
August 20, 1943 - October 11, 2016
Bonnie Benkoski, age 73 of Brenham, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2016. The rosary will be recited at 1 p.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 2 p.m. on Friday, October 14th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Fr. James “Jim” Deaconson as celebrant. Burial will be in Calvary Catholic...