obit: Beatrice Annie Bravenec Andreas
Beatrice Annie Andreas, 89, of New Ulm, Texas passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 in Columbus, Texas. She was born in Oakhill, Texas on July 6, 1923 to John Bravenec and Lydia (Janosky) Bravenec. She was a member of the Nelsonville Brethren Church, and active in Christian Sisters. Affectionately known as “Big Granny” she was a loving wife, mother, caregiver and a great cook.
She is survived by her daughters Ona Faye Warmke and her husband Lee of Blieblerville, Texas and June Andreas of New Ulm, Texas. Son Eddie Andreas and wife Debby of Bellville, Texas. Grandchildren Wade Warmke and wife Aggie, Cheryl Macat and husband Spotty, Mitchell Andreas and Brett Andreas and wife Miranda. Great grandchildren Crystal Cummings and husband Robbie, Alan Lehker, Cecily Warmke, Jordan Warmke and Shelden Warmke. Step great grandson Colton Macat and great great grandchildren Colbie and Serendipity Cummings.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband Edmund Hermman Andreas, her parents, sisters Milady Sefcik and husband John, Clara Aschenbeck and husband Albert and Toni Arning and husband Roy. Brother John Bravenec and step great grandson Andrew Weber.
Friday January 18, 2013, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Knesek Bros Funeral Chapel
Saturday January 19, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at Nelsonville Brethren Church
Rev. Michael Groseclose officiating
Saturday January 19, 2013 at National Cemetery
Pallbearers: Wade Warmke, Alan Lehker, Brett Andreas, Mark Arning, Mike Arning and Harvey Ashenbeck. Honorary Pallbearers: Mitchell Andreas, Spotty Macat, Robbie Cummings, Jordan Warmke
Knesek Family Funeral Home