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Obituary of Edgar Herman Eggert Jr.

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  • Matt Cross
    Obituary of Edgar Herman Eggert Jr. Nueces County Record Star 15 Jul 2004 Edgar Herman Eggert Jr. July 15, 2004 He was born Aug. 21, 1923, in Orange Grove to
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      Obituary of Edgar Herman Eggert Jr.
      Nueces County Record Star
      15 Jul 2004

      Edgar Herman Eggert Jr.

      July 15, 2004

      He was born Aug. 21, 1923, in Orange Grove to Edgar H. and Edith Eggert. He
      served in World War II as a 1st Lt. in the Army Air Corps as a lead
      bombardier in 756th Squadron of the 459th Bomb Group. He graduated from
      Texas A&I University with bachelor and master degrees. He received his law
      degree from the University of Texas Law School in 1950. He began his law
      practice in Mathis in July of 1950 and was actively practicing law at the
      time of his death. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Mathis and
      was a founding president of the congregation. He was a member of the VFW,
      the San Patricio County Bar Association, and the Distinguished Flying Cross
      Society.

      He was preceded in death by two brothers, Aldon and Clinton Eggert.

      He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Evelyn Scheel Eggert; one daughter,
      Carol Dinkins (Bob) Brown of Houston; two sons, Richard Eggert of Mathis,
      and Mark (Kimberly) Eggert of Mathis; two granddaughters, Ann Dinkins
      (Ernest) Briggs of Brenham, and Amy Dinkins (Joseph) Allen of Houston; two
      grandsons, Boyce Eggert of Austin, and Benjamin (Holly) Eggert of Corpus
      Christi; great grandson, Garrett Briggs; two sisters, Delores (Melvin) Hinze
      of Robstown, and Mary Louise (Reynold) Veselka of Marfa; sister-in-law,
      Valeria Eggert of Corpus Christi; and brother-in-law, Edward (Vera) Scheel
      of Alice.

      Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, in the Dobie Funeral
      Home Chapel with Pastor Robert Lim officiating. Interment followed in Cenizo
      Hill Cemetery in Mathis.

      Family suggests memorial may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 775,
      Mathis, Texas 78368.

      Dobie Funeral Home
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