Recent Services

Evelyn Haack
July 27, 1925 - July 30, 2021
Evelyn Doris Studhalter Haack, 96, of Brenham, Texas passed away peacefully on July 30th, 2021. Evelyn was born on July 27, 1925 in Gay Hill, Texas to Otto and Clara “Konrad” Studhalter. She was baptized at Friedens United Church in Gay Hill, TX on February 14, 1926 by Rev. O.A. Meyer. She was...
Joyce Slayton McAlister
June 24, 1927 - July 27, 2021
Joyce Slayton McAlister “Gran,” born June 24, 1927, in Harlingen, Texas, peacefully joined her Lord and Savior on July 27, 2021, at the age of 94. Joyce married her adoring husband of 61 years, Pastor Warren Alfred McAlister “Brother Mac” in Kingsville, Texas. Serving and ministering beside him...
Otto Janner, Jr.
December 29, 1932 - July 23, 2021
Otto Janner, Jr. was born in the Mound Hill Community in Washington County, Texas to Otto and Elsie Winkelmann Janner on December 29, 1932. He passed away on July 23, 2021 from several health issues including COVID, at the age of 88 years. Otto attended school in Mound Hill and then on to...
Joyce (Landua) Rust
August 20, 1947 - July 30, 2021
Joyce (Landua) Rust, age 73 of Burton and the wife of Herbert Rust, passed away Friday, July 30, 2021. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 3rd from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. at Brenham Memorial Chapel. The Rust family will be present from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held...
Ron Smith
January 10, 1944 - July 28, 2021
Ronald Chidester Smith 77, was received into the mighty hands of the Lord on July 28, 2021. Ron was born January 10, 1944 in San Rafael, California to Mary Calvin Chidester and Ernest Leon Smith. The Smith family eventually moved to Shreveport, Louisiana where Ron graduated from...
Marjorie Ann Morris
February 10, 1938 - July 3, 2021
Marjorie Ann Morris, age 83 of Brenham, passed away Saturday, July 3, 2021. Marjorie Ann Kunkel was born February 10, 1938 to parents Walter and Evelyn Mertz Kunkel in Washington County. She was baptized at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Carmine and later confirmed at Bethlehem Lutheran...
John A. Hermann
June 18, 1947 - July 10, 2021
John A. Hermann, 74, was called to his heavenly home on July 10, 2021. John was born on June 18, 1947 in Gonzalez, Texas to Ina and Alfred Hermann. The Hermann family lived in Gonzales, Texas until John’s junior year of high school when they packed up and moved to Brenham. John graduated from...
Carol Aimee Beettner
January 20, 1976 - July 2, 2021
Carol Aimee Beettner passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021. Carol Aimee Beettner was born January 20, 1976, to parents Bennie and Olivia Huerta in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. She graduated from Burton High School in 1994. She lived in Brenham the majority of her life and went on to marry David...
Lillie (Fuelberg) Sommer
July 23, 1924 - July 13, 2021
Lillie Bertha (Fuelberg) Sommer age 96 passed away on July 13, 2021 in Brenham. Lillie was born in the Kuykendall Community of Washington County on July 23, 1924 to Fritz and Annie (Seeker) Fuelberg. She was baptized on November 24, 1924 by Reverend Geo Czerkus at St Matthew Lutheran Church of...
Barbara Sisk
December 23, 1952 - July 10, 2021
Barbara Ann Levandowski Sisk of Hempstead passed away July 10, 2021 at the age of 68. She was the first-born child of Leon Wallace and Sophie Kathryn Levandowski of Houston. Barbara had been battling various forms of cancer over several years. In June, after her body and spirit became too tired...
Susan Manchester
October 18, 1940 - June 17, 2021
Susan Lea Henigan Manchester,80, of Brenham, Texas passed away at home on Thursday, June 17, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. A Memorial Service for Susan will be held at 11 am on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at First United Methodist Church Brenham (408 N. Baylor St.). In-lieu-of flowers...
Larry Dierking
September 12, 1952 - June 21, 2021
Larry Doyle Dierking, age 68, died peacefully on June 21, 2021. Visitation for Larry will be held on Friday, June 25, from 8 am-7 pm with the family present from 5 pm- 7 pm at Brenham Memorial Chapel located at 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, Texas. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, June...
Wilfred "Peanut" Gaskamp
September 24, 1935 - June 6, 2021
Wilfred “Peanut” Gaskamp, 85. Our beloved father and friend passed away on June 6, 2021. Wilfred, known to everyone as “Peanut”, was born on September 24, 1935 in Gay Hill, Texas to Clara ”Seilheimer” and Gus Gaskamp. Peanut was a great man who always had a smile on his face and never met a...
Clyde "Sonny" Calloway
October 15, 1942 - June 12, 2021
Clyde (Sonny) Calloway Jr. age 78, was born on October 15, 1942, in Man, West Virginia to Clyde and Glenna Calloway. The oldest of five children, he joined the Army at the age of 17 as a Paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division and proudly served from 1959 to 1963. After his service to his...
Ellen Wells Ellison
March 20, 1934 - June 4, 2021
Ellen W. Ellison danced into heaven June 4, 2021 ready to celebrate and be home. Ellen was born March 20, 1934 in Lufkin, Texas to Warden and Elsie Wells. She was a graduate of Clovis, New Mexico High School and Texas Tech University. She also attended Texas A&M for graduate work. Ellen married...