obit: Rosie Sobotik Brueggmann
Mrs Rosie Sobotik Brueggmann, 62, died late Saturday night at Youens Memorial Hospital four hours after being struck by a car as she was walking across Highway 90.
City Marshall Fred Vornsand filed no charges against the driver of the car...His investigation, based partly on statements from three eye witnesses, indicated the accident was unavoidable.
She had been to Handy Shop drive-in grocery and was returning to her home at 403 W. Post Office, the officer said.
Mrs. Brueggmann was taken to Youens Memorial Hospital, where it was found she had a broken leg, dislocated hip, and a head injury. She died at 11:15 p.m.
Mrs. Brueggmann, who had lived in Weimar two years, was a native of Dubina, born June 18, 1908, a daughter of Frank and Annie Kainer Schenk. She was married at Ammannsville in 1927 to Raymond F. Sobotik, who died Oct. 4, 1953.
Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 19 at Hubbard Funeral Home and St. Michael's Catholic Church, with Rev. O. B. Kahlich officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were James Miksch, George Nail, Edwin Kainer, Eddie F. Anders, Charles Anders. and Ed Kloesel.
Surviving Mrs. Brueggmann are her husband, Elton Brueggmann of Freyburg, one son, W. R. Sobotik of Rankin, Texas; two daughters, Mrs. Loretta (Emil Joe) Dusek of Weimar and Mrs. Ellen Brandt of Sealy; six grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Schenk of Schulenburg and Emil Schenk of Eagle Lake; three sisters, Mrs. Annie Miksch of Weimar, Mrs. Josephine Schimcek of El Campo and Mrs. Edward David of Schulenburg; and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Schenk of Weimar.
Weimar Mercury, Thursday, October 22, 1970
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis