obit Alvin John Flentge
- Abstract The Banner Press Jan 20, 2000
Funeral services for Alvin John Flentge, 86, of Nelsonville were
held Jan 15 at St John Lutheran Church in Bellville with the Rev Willie
Rotter officiating. Burial followed at National Cemetery near
Nelsonville. He died Jan 11 in Bellville.
He was born Jan 31, 1913 in Wesley, the son of Alvin and Hattie
He married Leona Peschel on Nov 25, 1937 at St John Lutheran Church
He was raised in the Greenvine area and attended Greenvine Public
School. He was baptized on July 27, 1913, confirmed April 1, 1928 at
Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Greenvine. He bought a blacksmith shop and
dance hall in 1935 and started a blacksmith business in Nelsonville. He
and his wife made their home of the dance hall, one room at a time.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers, Albert Jr,
Harold and Edmond Flentge; sister, Ramona Bohannon; grandparents, Gus Sr
and Dora Boelde Flentge and Freidrich and Emma Daegner Schultz;
granddaughter, Kiley Michelle Flentge; brother-in-law, Melvin Bentke;
and numerous other relatives.
Survivors include his wife; 5 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Lavina &
Travis Oevermann, Leonalee "Lee" Alexander, and Emilie "Emy" Brooks, all
of Houston, Ellvina Loehr of Rosenberg, and Ona Lea and James Goodnight
of Oak Hill; 3 sons and a daughter-in-law, Alvinlee and Melvinlee
Flentge, and Leon & Melissa Flentge, all of Nelsonville; a brother and
sister-in-law, Willie & Laverne Flentge of Caldwell; sister, Christina
Bentke of Independence; grandchildren, Sheryl Malinowski & husband Edwin
Darrel Oevermann & wife Susan, James Oeverman & wife Karen, Deborah
Smith, Susan Schuelke & husband Tommy, Patricia Novak & husband Ludy,
John Loehr & wife Suzanne, Cynthia Tekyl & husband Jody, Vickie
Funerburk & husband Keith, Brenda Williams, Robin Donaldson, Dee Ann
Poormann & husband Steven, Brian Flentge & wife Jennifer, Jeanie, Misty,
Brett, Brittany and Laura Flentge, Holly Kay Stallings, Archie Bane Jr.,
Bobby Joe Alexander and wife Deann, Tana Migit & husband Jeff, Brandon
and Shawn Brooks, Carol New & husband, Ben, and James Michael Goodnight
& wife Brenda; great-grandchildren, Wendy, Edwin H III, Mendy, Emilie,
Cendy and Sherry Malinowski, Lydia, Micah and Matthew Oevermann, Brandon
and Bailey Schuelke, Dylan and Dalton Novak, Ryan Loehr, Justin and
Sonny Williams, Loren Jalufka, Austin Funerburk, Clayton and Erin
Donaldson, Shelby Poormann, Brittany and Allison Bane, Hayen Stallings,
James Dustin Goodnight, and Brent, Brandon, Cori and Blake New; 3
brothers-in-law, James Bohannon & wife Loren of Tomball, Wilroy Peschel
& wife Peggy of Oak Hill and Leo Peschel and wife Edith of Victoria; 4
sisters-in-law, Cinata Slacik & husband Alfred of New Ulm, Gardinal
Pfeffer & husband Owen of Eagle Lake, Lenora Zander & husband Harry of
Bellville, and Verdine Shunka & husband Jode of Houston; numerous
nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Pallbearers were grandsons Darrell and James Oevermann, John Loehr,
Brian and Brent Flentge, Archie Bane Jr, Bobby Joe Alexander and Brandon
and Shawn Brooks.
Honorary Pallbearers were all his grandchildren and
Funeral handled by Knesek Family Funeral Chapels of Bellville.
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