- Lucille Bolf Hegar, 95, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Celebration of life: Shepherd King Lutheran, San Antonio. Interment in Memorial Park Cemetery,Message 1 of 1 , Nov 22, 2013View Source
Lucille Bolf Hegar, 95, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
Celebration of life: Shepherd King Lutheran, San Antonio.
Interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Austin.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Joseph, Lucille and Rebecca Hegar Scholarship Fund at the School of Social Work, Box 19129, UTA, Arlington, Texas 76019-0129 or Lutheran Social Services, LSSS Agency Advancement, P.O. Box 140767, Austin, Texas 78714-0767.
Lucille was born in 1918 in Floresville. Her parents, Frank and Ellie Neubauer Bolf, and maternal grandparents, Paul and Ulrika Beck Neubauer, were German and Czech settlers in Wilson County. She was educated at the University of Texas and the Worden School of Social Work. She married Capt. Joseph A. Hegar of Temple in 1945 and had one daughter, Rebecca. Joseph retired from the Army in 1968 after tours in Georgia, Korea, Japan, New Jersey, Virginia, Germany and San Antonio. Lucille spent much of her life serving communities of South Texas as teacher, school lunch supervisor, rural recreation organizer, Girl Scout professional, child welfare social worker, and Red Cross staffer and volunteer. She worked for the Red Cross in the San Francisco earthquake of 1989, a major Puerto Rican hurricane, and many Texas disasters. She served several years on the board of Lutheran Social Services of the South. Lucille also was known for her bread, jams, quilts, parties, hospitality, laughter, and travels. She was a member of Advent Lutheran Church in Arlington (2006-2013), Shepherd King in San Antonio (1964-2006), the SPJST, and UT Texas Exes.
Lucille was preceded in death by Joseph, husband of 62 years, and brothers, Richard Bolf and Frank Bolf.
Survivors: She is survived by daughter, Dr. Rebecca Hegar; beloved granddaughter, Anna Natasha; great-grandchild, Emmy Nichole of Arlington; and by a loving extended family.
Published in Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Nov. 3, 2013