obit: E. V. "Bud" Weiser - mom Symank
E.V. "BUD" WEISER
YOAKUM - E.V. "Bud" Weiser, 89 a longtime resident of Yoakum, was born on November 13, 1923 in Fedor to Selma Symank Weiser and Herman Oswald Weiser.
Raised in Lexington, he entered college in 1941 but joined the Marine Corps the next year. Commissioned as an officer in 1944, he was posted to Guam, then Tianjin, China until 1946. Returning home, he graduated with a Bachelor's in Vocational Agriculture in 1947 from Sam Houston State Teachers College.
There he met Doris Jean Wren, and they were married in the home of her dear Aunt Nannie Yeager in August 1947. After obtaining a Master's of Arts degree from SHSU in 1949, while teaching full time; he received from the National Future Farmer's Association the Degree of Honorary American Farmer
Bud and Doris were blessed with four children, Lynnetta, Peggy, Vickie and Billy and settled in Yoakum in 1955.
After more than a decade in the Marine Corps Reserve, he was Honorably Discharged at the rank of Major in 1959.
He worked for Ralston Purina for almost 30 years and then began a 20 year self-employed career
As an active member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church he served on the church council & taught Sunday School for many years. The Weiser lineage has been Lutheran for almost 400 years and the Church and his faith were an important part of his daily life.
Bud died peacefully on February 24, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Doris; daughters, Lynnetta Windsor and husband Cecil Windsor, Jr. of Denver, Peggy Majors of Houston, Vickie Kinder and husband David Kinder of San Antonio; son, William "Billy" Weiser and wife Lee Anne of Lexington; seven grandchildren, Jeffrey Windsor and wife Ellie, Matthew Windsor and wife Colleen, Meagan Weiser, Travis Weiser and wife Candice, Austin Blackstone, McKenna Blackstone and Katie Kinder; four great-grandchildren, Joaquin Windsor, Bodhi Windsor, Avery Weiser and Hudson Weiser; sister, Helen and her husband Gene Harmon of Katy and many beloved nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Selma Weiser; brother, George Weiser and wife Evelyn; brother-in-law, Elton Wren and wife Doris Knippa all of Lexington.
Our family wishes to thank the wonderful teams at Stevens Health Care Center and Accolade Hospice of Yoakum for all the support over the last months.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m. at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Yoakum on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Chirch in Yoakum or the charity of your choice.
On-line guest book may be signed at www.thielecooper.com
Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home 361-293-5656.