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Henry Druesdow
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1926
Death: Aug. 8, 2009

Henry Druesdow

Henry Druesdow, 83, of Taylor, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009. Visitation will be Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Condra Funeral Home. Services will be Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009 at 10 a.m. at Condra Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Taylor City Cemetery.

Henry Druesdow Henry Druesdow, 83, a lifetime resident of Taylor passed away Saturday, August 8, 2009 at Johns Community Hospital. He was born on July 25, 1926 in Taylor, the son of William and Johanna (Dornbush) Druesdow. On August 19, 1972 he married Nora Berg. Henry was a maintenance worker for TXDOT Highway department for 28 + years. He was a member of Northview Christian Church. When someone would ask Henry how he was doing, he would always respond, "I'm still kicking, but not very high." Henry loved to fish and cut grass. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Lillian; son, Jody; brother, Carl Druesdow; and four sisters, Edna Shamard, Greta Smith, Annie Kopecky and Mary Kruse. Henry is survived by his wife, Nora Druesdow of Taylor; two daughters, Vickie McDaniel and husband Donald of Thorndale and Cynthia Druesdow of Bastrop; son, Gordon Druesdow and wife Laura of Thrall; two step-sons, Larry Shamard and wife Amy of Taylor and Otis Harvey and wife Linda of San Antonio; two step-daughters, Debbie Grieger and husband Vernon of Georgetown and Noamia Benefield and husband Roy of Athens; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Alice McCoury of Lampasas and Elsie Porter and husband Jim of Salado. Serving as pallbearers will be Calvin Kruse, William Kruse, Timothy Kruse, Marvin Kruse, Clifford Shamard, David Porter and Butch Smith. Honorary pallbearers are Daryl Druesdow, Colby Hilton, and Joshua Shamard. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Condra Funeral Home in Taylor. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 10 a.m. at Condra Memorial Chapel Home with Rev. Bill Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Taylor City Cemetery. The family ask in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Northview Christian

Note: Henry changed the spelling of his last name from Druesedow to Druesdow.


Henry has a double headstone with his first wife Lillian in the Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery. However, he is buried in the Taylor city cemetery where he shares a double headstone with his second wife Nora. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Willie Druesedow (1894 - 1971)
  Johanna Sophie Dornbusch Druesedow (1893 - 1980)
 
 Spouses:
  Nora Berg Druesdow (1925 - ____)*
  Theresa Lillian L Matysek Druesdow (1933 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edna Druesedow Shamard (1915 - 2009)*
  Carl Druesedow (1916 - 1987)*
  Annie Druesedow Kopecky (1918 - 1999)*
  Alice Ruth Druesedow McCoury (1920 - 2013)*
  Greta Margaret Druesedow Smith (1924 - 1964)*
  Henry Druesdow (1926 - 2009)
  Mary Ann Druesedow Kruse (1930 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Taylor City Cemetery
Taylor
Williamson County
Texas, USA
Plot: Third Addition, Section 27
 
Maintained by: vickie smith hagedorn
Originally Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Jul 06, 2007
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Henry Druesdow
Added by: John Christeson
 
Henry Druesdow
Added by: John Christeson
 
Henry Druesdow
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Added by: John Christeson
 
 
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Uncle Henry is missed . The funniest guy I've ever known. He could sure make me laugh. My husband Calvin has told me that some the best times were down on the river throwing out lines with his uncle.
- Lisa Sims-Kruse
 Added: Dec. 18, 2013
Rest well Uncle. We love you.
- vickie smith hagedorn
 Added: Aug. 6, 2011
 
 
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