obit: Claude M. Venghaus - mom Matura
Claude M. Venghaus
March 8, 1935 - July 29, 2013
Claude M. Venghaus, 78, of Columbus, Texas passed away on July 29, 2013 in Columbus.
He was born on March 8, 1935 to Mandus August and Celia (Matura) Venghaus in Glidden, Texas. On August 22, 1959 he married Glorine Drymalla. Claude served in the US Army during the Korean War. He retired as a field supervisor for Enron and was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus.
Claude is survived by his two sons, Steven Venghaus of Columbus, TX, and Byron Venghaus and wife Tonna of Bellville, TX; sister, Thelma Winn of Matagorda, TX, brother, Vernon Venghaus and wife Allie of Alvin, TX, and 3 grandchildren, Alyson T. Venghaus, Courtney D. Venghaus, and Dillan D. Venghaus.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Glorine (Drymalla) Venghaus, parents, Mandus August Venghaus, and Celia (Matura) Venghaus, brothers, Eugene (Woody) Venghaus, and Raywood Venghaus, and a sister, Jewel Trojeck.
Visitation will be held Friday, August 2, 2013, from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:00 am at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus with Fr. Augustine N. Asante officiating. Burial will take place in the St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery in Columbus.
Memorials are suggested to St. Anthony Catholic Church, P.O. Box 669, Columbus, TX 78934.
Henneke Funeral Home