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Osborne West "Ozzie" Appelt
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1915
Hallettsville
Lavaca County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 2001
Three Rivers
Live Oak County
Texas, USA

Ozzie was the son of William and Polly Roberstson Appelt. He was born Osborne West Appelt, on July 17, 1915 in Halletsville, TX. He died in Three Rivers Texas on Monday, November 19, 2001 at the age of 86.

He graduated in the class of 1937 at Texas A&M University with a degree in Engineering.

Ozzie married Lila Stone Buckaloo while serving as a flight instructor in the Air Force at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX on December 28, 1943.

Lila and Ozzie moved to her hometown of Three Rivers upon his completion of military service, having attained the rank of Lt. Colonel. He soon began and operated O.W. Appelt & Co., a propane marketing business for 38 years. He was a 57-year member of the Gonzales Masonic Lodge No. 30 and was a Scottish Rite 320 Mason. He also maintained a long term membership with the Shriners Association.

He is survived by his wife, Lila, and two sons, William O. Appelt and wife Donna of Three Rivers, TX and James M. Appelt and wife Janice of Houston, TX. The family will receive visitors on Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the Galloway & Sons Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, November 23, 2001 at 10:30 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Three Rivers, Rev. John Alsbrooks officiating. Interment will follow Services at Three Rivers Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Appelt (1887 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Lila Stone Buckaloo Appelt (1919 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Three Rivers Cemetery
Three Rivers
Live Oak County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Linda Fincke Boucher
Record added: Oct 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99875974
Osborne West Ozzie Appelt
Added by: Linda Fincke Boucher
 
Osborne West Ozzie Appelt
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