Obituary of Louis Pfister
Victoria Advocate Online
3 Jun 2003
Louis Henry Pfister
June 3, 2003
Louis Henry Pfister, 71, of Victoria, Texas ended his seventeen year
battle with cancer and passed away Sunday, June 1, 2003 and is now
with his heavenly Father. He was born July 19, 1931 in Cincinnati,
Ohio to the late Louis Henry Pfister, Sr. and Molly Furnish Pfister.
He is survived by his wife Mary Lynda Pfister of Victoria; daughter,
Sharen Kay Pfister of Austin, TX; son, Michael Louis Pfister and wife
Dianne; and three grandchildren, Lauren, Matthew, and Kendall all of
Katy, TX. He also leaves behind his brother-in-law, Larry
Bruchmiller, and his sister-in-law, Judy Wright, and their families,
of Victoria, TX. Lou served his country during the Korean War in the
Air Force. He retired in 1992 after 33 years with Union Carbide. Lou
was active in local youth sports and served as a Superintendent of
the Victoria Livestock Show. He was a member and was honored with
Disciple Emeritus by the First Christian Church. Lou enjoyed the game
of golf and was a member and director of the Riverside Golf Club.
Visitation will be held at Colonial Funeral Home Tuesday night, June
3rd, from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held at 10:00
am, Wednesday, June 4th at First Christian Church at 2105 N. Ben
Jordan with Rev. Dr. Donald Tharp officiating. Burial will follow at
Memory Gardens with full military honors under the Auspices of
Victoria Veterans Council.
Memorial Donations may be made to the First Christian Church or to M.
D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX, 77030-
Pallbearers: Dick Knebel, Bill Kelly, Jr., Bill Bena, Werner
Lamprecht, Will Jarratt, Calvin Pfeil, Leon Srubar, and Carlos Tyson.
Honorary Pallbearers: Dr. Clinton D. Barrett, David McMahon, and