obit: Henry John Stolle - wife Danek
- Henry Stolle
Henry John Stolle, age 95, of Wharton, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006, in a Wharton Hospital following an extended illness.He was born on Dec. 27, 1910, in Fayette County, the son of the late John F. Stolle and Millie Christensen Stolle.
Mr. Stolle was a longtime resident of Wharton and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Wharton.He married Vlasta Mary Danek on Nov. 10, 1931, in Wharton and she preceded him in death on March 29, 1999. Mr. Stolle was also preceded in death by two brothers, Elo Stolle and Alfred C. Stolle.He was a farmer and rancher all of his life. Mr. Stolle was a former member of the ASCS Committee and served as a Trustee for Wharton Independent School District from 1947 until 1960. He was a member of the Wharton County Sheriff's Auxiliary which was formed by H. R. "Mike" Flournoy and helped build the first Little League baseball field in Wharton.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Friday evening at the chapel of Wharton Funeral Home and a funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Wharton with Rev. Roger Hawes officiating.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Ann Stolle of Wharton; grandsons, Keith Stolle of Wharton, Geoffrey Stolle and wife, Sarah of Lincoln, Neb.
Pallbearers are Keith Stolle, Geoffrey Stolle, James Ferguson, B. J. Konvicka, Elo Stolle and Joe Stolle.Honorary pallbearers are Charles Briggs, Mack Malone, Edward Gordon, Vernon Ullmann, Vernon East, Verlie Sherrill, Edward Stolle, Irvin Ullmann, Joe Mask, A. J. Stolle, Jimmy Ferguson, Ed Korenek, Dr. Merrell Barfield Jr., Houston Plunkett and all of his many close friends and neighbors.
In lieu of usual remembrances the family requests memorials to a church or charity of personal choice.
Funeral services are under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home.from Wharton Journal-Spectator - (Sep/23/2006)