In Loving Memory

James William Derkowski

James William Derkowski
August 9, 1953
August 3, 2019
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James William Derkowski, age 65 of New Ulm, Texas, passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at his residence.

James was born August 9, 1953 to parents Max and Rosemary Derkowski. He grew up and was schooled in Spring Branch, attended Texas Tech University, and retired in 2015. He was devoted to providing loving care for his parents for many years.

Survivors include sister Mary Stepchinski, husband Butch; nephews Chris Stepchinski, wife Shanna; Nathan Stepchinski, wife Sherri; niece Sara Stepchinski; sister Susie Derkowski along with many, many cousins and extended family members.

James had a life-long passion for sports, and was an ardent Houston Astros fan.

A celebration of life will be planned for a later date.

Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX 979.836.3611 Access on line guest registration at