Elizabeth Oelkers Obituary

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Elizabeth G. Oelkers

December 19, 1919 - February 13, 2011
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Elizabeth Gundlach Oelkers, age 91, passed away February 13, 2011 in Victoria, TX. She was born on December 19, 1919 in Holland, TX. During World War II Elizabeth was a 1st Lieutenant Army Nurse stationed at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband William J. Oelkers, parents Mary Gundlach and Carl Gundlach, brothers Gus Gundlach, Edwin Gundlach, Bernhard Gundlach, and Emil Gundlach. She is survived by her son Eddie Oelkers and wife Christiane, daughter Bette Schachterle and husband Martin, grandchildren Simon, Adrian, and Laurence Oelkers, Mary Olson and husband Jeremy, Steven Schachterle and wife...
Elizabeth Gundlach Oelkers, age 91, passed away February 13, 2011 in Victoria, TX. She was born on December 19, 1919 in Holland, TX. During World War II Elizabeth was a 1st Lieutenant Army Nurse stationed at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX.

She was preceded in death by her husband William J. Oelkers, parents Mary Gundlach and Carl Gundlach, brothers Gus Gundlach, Edwin Gundlach, Bernhard Gundlach, and Emil Gundlach.

She is survived by her son Eddie Oelkers and wife Christiane, daughter Bette Schachterle and husband Martin, grandchildren Simon, Adrian, and Laurence Oelkers, Mary Olson and husband Jeremy, Steven Schachterle and wife Katelin , and Randy Schachterle, and great grandchildren Sarai Olson and Conner Schachterle.

Visitation will be 9 a.m., Sunday February 20, 2011 at Sunset Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 10 a.m. There will be a private entombment at Sunset Mausoleum #2 on Monday, February 21, 2011.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Accolade Hospice, 222 W. Grande Ave., Yoakum, TX 77995 or charity of choice. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Main Street Personal Care for all the love, care, and support given to Elizabeth.

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