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    Obituary of Cuba L. Burleson Sealy News 30 Jan 2001 CUBA L. BURLESON Cuba L. Burleson, 82, of Bellville, died Jan. 24, 2001, in a Houston hospital. Funeral
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      Obituary of Cuba L. Burleson
      Sealy News
      30 Jan 2001

      CUBA L. BURLESON

      Cuba L. Burleson, 82, of Bellville, died Jan. 24, 2001, in a Houston
      hospital.

      Funeral services were Jan. 27 at Knesek Bros./Etlinger Funeral Chapel
      in Bellville with Rev. Roy Biser officiating. Burial was in Oak
      Knoll Cemetery in Bellville.

      Pallbearers were Fred Bates, Joe Norris, R.L. Kause, Glenn Kaase,
      Harry Zander and Nolam Krebs. Honorary pallbearers were members of
      the Bellville Lions Club and the Bellville American Legion Post.

      He was born Nov. 20, 1918, in Concord to Albert and Ludie Burns
      Burleson. He was raised in Concord and attended the Concord Public
      School.

      He served his country during World War II in the United States Army
      where he received the American Defense Ribbon, American Theater
      Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and on service stripe.

      On June 29, 1943, he married Mary Sklar at the Immaculate Conception
      Catholic Church in Industry. He owned and operated the Burleson
      Service Station and Ranch King Trailers both in Bellville, and was a
      salesman for Boriack Motors in Bellville and was a rancher.

      He was a member of the Bellville Lions Club, the Bellville American
      Legion, Texas Sportsmen Association, Austin County Livestock
      Association, Coshatte Agricultural Society, Texas Extension
      Educational Association and the 100 Club of Austin County.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Ludie Burns,
      mother-in-law and father-in-law, Herminia and Joe Sklar; three
      sisters, Eva Kennedy, Bunice Harris and Lucile Dobos; and six
      brothers, Curtis Burleson, Clyde Burleson, Chester Burleson, Lester
      Burleson, Marvin Burleson and Lynch Burleson.

      He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Burleson of Bellville;
      two daughters and a son-in-law, Cindy and Jerry Kiemsteadt of
      Bellville and Mary Dillion of Houston; three sons and daughters-in-
      law, Cuba Joe and Linda Burleson of Bellville, Edward Lee and Glenda
      Burleson of Houston, David Ray and Becky Burleson of Sealy; a sister,
      Cleo Millican of Houston; nine grandchildren and two grandchildren-in-
      law, Stacy and Bruce Pepper, Brandt Dillon, Clint and Amy Kiemsteadt,
      Lindsay Wehring, Michelle Burleson, Kelli Burleson, Thomas Wehring,
      Evie Burleson and Travis Burleson; and three great-grandchildren,
      Miranda Dillon, Ashley Pepper and Kennedy Kiemsteadt.

      Knesek Family Funeral Chapel of Bellville was in charge of the
      arrangements.

      Submitted by Steve Alvarez
      Posted by Matt Cross
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