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Hulda Oehler
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 • Posted June 11, 2008

Hulda Oehler passed away on Tuesday May 27, 2008, in Knopp Assisted Living in Fredericksburg at the age of 93.

Hulda Verena Bertha Honig was born in Kimble County on January 23, 1915, the daughter of Ida Kirchoff Honig and Sam Honig. She lived her entire life in the harper community and was a member of St. James Lutheran Church. Hulda Married Herbie Oehler on October 30, 1935, he preceded her in death. From her childhood, which she fondly recalled being spent as “Daddy’s outside girl,” Hulda loved ranching and livestock. She relished the solitude of her country home just as she enjoyed the visits from relatives and friends.

Hulda Oehler is survived by her two sons and their wives, Kenneth and Margie Oehler of Austin and Delbert and June Oelher of Kerville; Sisters Ida Rode and her husband Martin of Doss, Evelyn Carter and her husband Gene of Corpus Christi,. Grand children Karen Oehler of Richardson, David and Brian Oehler of Kerrville, And Kurt Oehler of Austin; Sisters and Brothers-in-law Adeline Honig of Harper, Rosa Lee Oehler, Hazel Oehler, Margaret Hood and her husband Bertram, Laura Bailey, T.J. and Vernell Oehler. along with 7 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Hulda is preceded in death by Sister Lena Honig Schmidt and brother John Honig Services for Mrs. Hulda Oehler will be on Friday May 30, 2008, at 10:00 a.m. at St James Lutheran Church in Harper with interment to follow at Harper City Cemetery Reverend Will Bigott officiating.

Visitation with the family will be on Thursday May 29, 2008, from 6:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Beckmann Funeral Home.

Mrs. Oehler will lie in state on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. in St. James Lutheran Church in Harper.

Memorial may be made to St. James Lutheran Church of Harper, Harper City Cemetery , Harper Volunteer Fire Dept. and EMS .

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Beckmann Funeral Home.

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