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Joseph William "Joe" Filer
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1905
Tours
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 2007
West
McLennan County
Texas, USA

Joe W. Filer, 101, of West, formerly of Tours, passed away Monday morning in West Rest Haven. Rosary will be recited 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Martin's Catholic Church in Tours. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Martin's Catholic Church with Msgr. Isidore Rozycki as celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Martin's Cemetery in Tours. Mr. Filer was born March 4, 1905, in McLennan County, to Julius and Vickie Wanke Filer, and had lived in the Tours-West area all his life and was a retired farmer. He was a member of St. Martin's Catholic Church in Tours, where he served as an usher for a number of years and a member of St. Martin's Society, also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2305 of West, having been initiated in 1924 and a member of Catholic Life of Tours. He married Catherine Berger on Jan. 26, 1932, at Tours. He was preceded in death by his wife on Feb. 7, 1991. He is survived by his sons, Matthew Filer and wife, Lillian of West, and Wesley Filer and wife, Judy of Waco; four grandchildren, Raymond Filer and Richard Filer of West, Carol Filer of Austin, and Anne Burrough of Winston Salem, N.C.; and nine great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the St. Martin's CCE Program or to your favorite charity in lieu of flowers. You are invited to share your thoughts and memories about Mr. Filer in our guestbook found at www.kotchfuneralhome.com. March 4, 1905 - February 12, 2007 Sign the Guest Book at www.wacotrib.com
 
 
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 Parents:
  Julius Filer (1872 - 1956)
  Ludovica Wanke Filer (1876 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Anna Berger Filer (1911 - 1991)*
 
 Children:
  Mildred Kay Filer (1932 - 1935)*
  Joseph Charles Filer (1940 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Filer (1896 - 1899)*
  Anna Filer Wiedemann Yosten (1897 - 1993)*
  Martin Filer (1898 - 1899)*
  Rosalia Filer Berger (1900 - 1989)*
  Albert Julius Filer (1902 - 1977)*
  Joseph William Filer (1905 - 2007)
  Isidor Adam Filer (1910 - 2005)*
  Mary Agnes Filer Willenborg (1915 - 1995)*
  Francis Filer (1918 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Martins Cemetery
Tours
McLennan County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: loresann
Originally Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Feb 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17916631
Joseph William Joe Filer
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Joseph William Joe Filer
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Joseph William Joe Filer
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Honoring you Sir, on your 105th Birthday.
- Kathy from Arkansas
 Added: Mar. 4, 2010

- Michael Harrington
 Added: Feb. 13, 2007
 
 
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