|Birth: ||Mar. 28, 1919|
|Death: ||Apr. 22, 2011|
GALVESTON Rose Wilmot Shafer Heinrich age 92 of Galveston died on Good Friday, April 22, 2011 at Bayou Pines Care Center in La Marque. Funeral services are 10:00 am Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home with Dr. Ray Meador and Dr. Grayson Glass officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home Tuesday from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm.
Rose was born March 28, 1919 in Houston, Texas to Frank L. Shafer and Raye McAuliff Shafer. She graduated from French High School in Beaumont in 1936 and arrived in Galveston by train on March 28, 1942 to begin a new job with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In February of 1948 she married Francis Xavier Heinrich in Galveston. Rose turned her new job into a career with the Army Corps of Engineers. After retiring from this job she began a new career with Galveston County Navigation District and worked for twenty one years, retiring again in 2002.
Rose was a member of First Baptist Church Galveston for 69 years. She was very active with the Jolly Elders of First Baptist and her Believer's Sunday School class. She was also a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 298 of Galveston and the American Association of Retired People Chapter 1294 of Galveston.
Rose leaves behind many friends from her church and her many friends from Galveston County. Rose had so many friends that her family wishes to thank them all for their love and kindness to her over all these years. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Geneen Raymond for her loving friendship.
Preceded in death by her husband Francis X Heinrich in 1975 and her second son Louis X Heinrich in 1991 survivors include her son Paul Ray Heinrich and wife Donna of La Marque; grandsons Bradford Dayton Heinrich and wife Cecilia of Hitchcock and Nigel Ray Heinrich of Odessa, TX. ; Great grandsons, Zander Xavier Heinrich, Noah Jude Heinrich, and Caleb Cole Heinrich all of Hitchcock, numerous other relatives and friends.
Honorary pallbearers are her "boys at the bridge", the Galveston County Navigation District Commissioners and Frank Incaprera, Deacon Council of First Baptist Church.
The family of Rose Heinrich request that you celebrate her long and wonderful life and please do not mourn her passing. She has received her heavenly reward.
Forest Park Cemetery
Plot: Section 23 Lot 183 Space 3
Created by: Carnes Brothers Funeral ...
Record added: Apr 25, 2011
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