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OBIT: Egon A. Jarisch, 100

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  • Ray J. Bacak
    The Victoria Advocate - http://TheVictoriaAdvocate.com Egon A. Jarisch Sunday, September 12th, 2004 View/Sign Guest Book Egon A. Jarisch passed away peacefully
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 12, 2004
      The Victoria Advocate - http://TheVictoriaAdvocate.com
      Egon A. Jarisch

      Sunday, September 12th, 2004

      Egon A. Jarisch passed away peacefully on September 9, 2004 at his home in Solms, Texas at the age of 100 years. Egon was born March 11, 1904 in Redwood, Texas to Joseph and Lina (Stuenkel) Jarisch. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ella (Schmidt) Jarisch, one son, Harvey Jarisch, one grandson Roderick G. Pittman Jr., and two sons-in law, Roderick G. Pittman, and Alroy "Red" Zercher and 7 brothers and 2 sisters. He is survived by one son Bennett F. Jarisch Sr. and his wife Shirley, three daughters Tressie M. Russell, Janet A. Zercher, and Louella Pittman all of New Braunfels, Texas, daughter-in-law Mary Ann Jarisch of Victoria, Texas, also 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He married Ella, March 2, 1927 in San Antonio, Texas. They built their first home on Texas 46 and Freiheit Road and later moved to Solms where he Farmed and did thrashing for other farmers. He was a salesman for the W. T. Rawleigh Co. for 20 years, covering Comal and Guadalupe Counties. He helped organize the local Grange and Farm Bureau and co-founded the Solms Water Corporation. Family and friends will miss his sense of humor and kindness. A special thanks to Hope Hospice and home health care workers Michelle Kanz, Sarah Taylor, and Pat Flemming.

      Memorials may be made to New Braunfels Hope Hospice. Visitation will begin at 5 PM Sunday September 12, 2004 and continue until 12:30 PM Tuesday September 14, 2004 at Zoeller Funeral Home with the family present to receive visitors from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Monday September 13, 2004 at Zoeller Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Tuesday September 14, 2004 at 2:00 PM at First Protestant Church with burial to follow in Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Robert Russell, Jr., Bennett Jarisch, Jr., Darryl Zercher, Steven Pittman, Daren Jarisch, Mark Jarisch, and Troy Jarisch.

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