obit: Anton Glatter - mom Hoelscher
Anton Glatter, age 86, of West passed away early Wednesday afternoon, May 1, 2013 at Senior Care Center in Hewitt. A Rosary will be recited and Mass of Christian Burial celebrated 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013 at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Tours, with Msgr. Isidore Rozycki as celebrant. Military Graveside Rites will follow at St. Martin’s Cemetery conducted by the West Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive visitors from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday May 8, 2013 at Aderhold Funeral Home in West.
Anton was born September 9, 1926 in Tours the son of Michael Joseph and Magdalena “Lena” Rose (Hoelscher) Glatter. He attended Leggett School and also schools in the Tours and West areas. In serving his country, he joined the United States Navy and during World War II aboard the U.S.S. Langley Aircraft Carrier. On September 9, 1972 he married Doris Pickens. She preceded him in death on June 6, 2009. For 43 years he was a carpenter and built church furniture for Trautschold Millwork in Waco until his retirement in 1990. Anton loved woodworking, handy work, yard work, gardening and gambling. He was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Waco, Past President of the R.V.O.S. Lodge, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2148, American Legion Post #121, and SPJST Lodge #66, all in Waco.
Anton is also preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Michael Joseph Glatter Jr.; and a sister, Leona Weinberger.
Survivors include two sisters, Irene Mueller of Elm Mott and Evelyn Gauer of West; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers are Gerald Glatter, Derrick Hurtt, John Weinberger, Michael Weinberger, Seth Weinberger, and Boonie Witt.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the West Disaster Relief Fund.
Aderhold Funeral Home