|Birth: ||Jul. 24, 1917|
|Death: ||Apr. 3, 1985|
Mrs. Verna Mae Altman, age 67, of Eagle Lake, passed away suddenly, Wednesday April 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the Eagle Lake Community Hospital. Born, July 24, 1917 in Taiton, Texas to Charles Schumaker and Minna Schoenfield Schumaker.
She was baptized, January 19, 1918 at Trinity Lutheran Church of El Campo.
She attended Jones Creek School and completed her education at El Campo High School. She was married to Rhymer E. Altman on September 27, 1936 in Taitoon[sic] and then moved to Eagle Lake in 1938.
She was faithful to her Lord and a active member of Grace Lutheran Church of Eagle Lake, serving on the Altar Society and belonging to the Women of the Church.
Survivors include: husband, Rhymer Altman, Eagle Lake; daughter, Glenda Eberhart, Brenham; son, Charles Altman and wife, Virginia, Brenham; granddaughter, Vickie Eberhart, Brenham; grandsons, Mike and Lance Altman also of Brenham; sisters, Amelia Gerth and husband, Helmuth, of San Antonio; Alvena Niemeir, Taiton, Lillie Pavelka, George West, Texas, brothers; Emil Schumaker and wife, Ester, of Taiton, Garrett Schumaker and wife, Edith, of San Antonio. Many cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of loved ones.
Mrs. Altman was prceeded[sic] in death by parents, and brother, Larden Schumaker of Taiton.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 6 , from the Dulany Funeral Home Chapel, Pastor Edwin F. Lampe officiating. Interment was at the New Ulm Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Andy Barrass, Phd., Roy Heffley, Bill Appelt, Mickey Kochwelp, Wilton Niemeier, Bill Emmel, Les Euers, and Bobby Walla.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Dulany Funeral Home.
Colorado County Citizen, April 18, 1985
Rhymer Edward "R.E." Altman (1910 - 2004)*
New Ulm Cemetery
Created by: Jay Skelton
Record added: Sep 04, 2009
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