obit: Antonia Hehmke Wanjura
CUERO – Mrs. Antonio Wanjura, 86, died Sunday in a local rest home.
Funeral services will be conducted at Freund Funeral Home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Boyd Harris, pastor of First Methodist Church, will officiate and burial will be in Hillside Cemetery.
Mrs. Wanjura was born in Hallettsville Oct. 19, 1877, daughter of Charlie and Antonio Kister Hehmke. She was married to Joe Wanjura Nov. 6, 1899, in Hallettsville. He preceded her in death July 5, 1950.
Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Claud Thigpen of Cuero and Mrs. Sam Morris of Westhoff; five sons, Oscar, Leslie and Allen, all of Cuero; Julius of San Marcos and Harold of San Antonio; a brother, Willie Hehmke of Victoria; three sisters, Mrs. C. C. Menning (?) of La Marque, Mrs. Frank Schefer of Hallettsville and Miss Mary Hehmke of San Antonio; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Victoria Advocate, Monday, December 16, 1963
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis