obit: Frances Lucille Hohmann Eichholz Beran
Frances Lucille Beran passed away March 4, 2013 at St. Mark’s Hospital in La Grange, Texas. Visitation will be Tuesday March 5 from 10am – 8 pm at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Chapel. Services will be held Wednesday March 6 at 2pm at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Chapel in Caldwell, Texas. Burial to follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Caldwell, Texas.
She was born November 16, 1927 to Walter and Erna Riedgel Hohmann in Lockhart, Texas. After the death of her father, the family moved to Comfort, Texas where her mother remarried to Heinz Voigt.
Frances married Erno Eichholz on April 23, 1947. Two children were born to the union, a daughter Brenda and a son Wayne. Erno preceded her in death September 28, 1972. She then married Alfons Beran November 22, 1973. Alfons preceded her in death July 6, 2008.
She was a housewife and a rancher, worked at Keller Ladder Factory, Nagel Coat Hanger Factory, Zgabay Ranch and Beran’s grocery. Frances also owned her own business in Deanville for several years. She enjoyed reading, her flower and vegetable gardens, and her cats. Before she was confined to the nursing home Frances had 10 cats.
Frances is survived by her children, son Wayne Eichholz and daughter Dr. Brenda Eichholz Caldwell. Two grandchildren Christopher Eichholz and wife Christine and Monica Eichholz Durbin and husband Brandon. Five great grandchildren. Her brothers, Leonard Hohmann and Clarence Voigt and wife Jenny.
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