obit: Lillian Edith Teichelman Shiller
Lillian Edith Teichelman Shiller was released from the earthly chains of illness and accepted into God's heavenly kingdom Saturday evening, July 31, 2004.
Edith, second child of Paul and Rosa Rundberg Teichelman, was born Jan. 19, 1914, south of Taylor on the Teichelman home place. She was baptized July 19, 1914 at Immanuel Lutheran Church at West Taylor.
Edith attended Tyler School and Rice's Crossing School. She was confirmed June 24, 1928, at Tenth Street Methodist Church.
On Nov. 25, 1930, she married Eddie Shiller in the Brethren Church in Granger.
She and Eddie farmed the first four years of their marriage. When Eddie began construction work, they moved to jobs all over Texas. In 1949, they moved to Old Glory where they stayed until 1951, when they returned to Taylor.
Edith worked as a waitress at the Midget Cafe and then the Corner Cafe for many years. After Eddie passed away March 19, 1981, she became a Johns Hospital Pink Lady, where she contributed more than 16,000 hours of her time.
Edith was also a member of the Taylor Brethren Church and a Christian Sister, a member of SPJST Lodge #29, New Bern Hermann Sons Lodge #173 and a volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul.
Edith was a people person, she enjoyed doing things for others and touched many lives with her volunteer work.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son-in-law Johnny Clark III and two brothers, Alvin and Howard Teichelman Sr.
Edith is survived by her only child, Pamella Rose Shiller Clark; sister, Doris Teichelman Favoccia Bockelman; seven nieces and 10 nephews.
Visitation will be at Condra Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Taylor Brethren Church with the Rev. James Hejl officiating. Burial will follow at Taylor City Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Charles Teichelman, Jerry Turek, Larry Favoccia, Carl Rundberg Jr., Howard Teichelman Jr. and Donald Lee Shiller.
Memorial contributions may be made to Taylor Brethren Church or Johns Community Hospital Auxiliary.
Taylor Daily Press - (Aug/6/2004)