Obituary of Albert "A.J." Berckenhoff
Lavaca County Tribune
27 Nov 1945
A.J. Berckenhoff Dies Thursday
Albert J. Berckenhoff, aged 74 years, nine months and 8 days, of
Shiner died Thursday, November 22nd at 10:30 PM. Funeral services
were held at the family residence Saturday at 9:00 AM then to the
Shiner Catholic Church were a Requiem Mass was said by Rev.
Moczygamba assisted by Rev. E. J. Bily as deacon and Rev Hoffman as
The deceased was born on February 14, 1871 at Praha, son of
Bernard and Theresa Berckenhoff. He Married Augusta Eschenberg on
June 5, 1900, who survives him along with three children, namely Mrs.
Leon Maeker, Earline and Florence of Shiner. Internment was in
Shiner Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were nephews Ben Victor and Joe
Janecek of Runge, Frances and Ben Berckenhoff of Shiner and Aug.
Dolejsi of Victoria.