Inza V. Hazeltine
KILLEEN -- Services for Inza V. Hazeltine, 87, of Killeen are pending with Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Killeen.
She died Monday, June 11, in a Killeen hospital.
COPPERAS COVE -- Kathleen Cole, 74, of Copperas Cove died Tuesday June 12, in a Temple hospital.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Copperas Cove with the Rev. Ralph Masters officiating.
The body will be cremated.
Mrs. Cole was born in Petone, New Zealand where she was raised and educated. She married Jack Cole on Sept. 8, 1943. Her husband was in the U.S. Marine Corps at that time. At the end of the war in Europe in 1945, she joined her husband in Camp Lejeune, N.C. She was the past president of the Browning Community Garden Club. She was a life judge in the Central Texas Council of Flower Show Judges and was a member of the Altar Guild of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. She had been a member of the community since 1965.
She was preceded in death by one son, Jack Cole Jr., in 1967 and one daughter, Penelope Culp, in 1998.
Survivors are her husband, Jack Cole of Copperas Cove; two sons, Peter Cole of Midlothian and Frank Cole of Kempner; one daughter, Shirley Cole of Copperas Cove; and one sister, Shirley Williams of Broome, Australia.
LAMPASAS -- Services for Charles Ince, 86, of Comanche will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Briggs-Gamel Funeral Home in Lampasas with the Rev. W.J. Chance officiating.
Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Lake Victor.
Mr. Ince died Monday, June 11, in a Brownwood hospital.
He was born in Santo to William Thomas Ince and Lillie Mae Grimes Ince. He married Blanche Stewart Ince on Jan. 10, 1948, in Goldthwaite. He was a ranch hand and an Apostolic Church minister. He was a member of the Apostolic Church. He lived in Comanche for a year after moving from Caldwell.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Charles Marion Ince in 1972 and Edward Eugene Ince in 1966; and three grandchildren.
Survivors are his wife, Blanche Stewart Ince of Comanche; two sons, William Ince and Donald Ince, both of Eastland; three daughters, Dorothy Sellars of Comanche, Lillie Langley of San Jose, Calif., and Martha Wilkins of Bangs; one brother, James Ince of Del Rio; two sister, Lorene Parch of Akron, Ohio, and Imogene Dowden of Ingram; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
HUBBARD -- Services for Juanita Stovall Pridgeon, 96, of Waco are pending with Wade Funeral Home in Hubbard.
She died Monday, June 11, at her home.
Services for Wayne Klingsporn, 61, of Belton were held Tuesday at Western Hills Church of Christ in Temple with James Lefan, Mike Stirman and Troy Stirman officiating.
Burial will be at a later date in White Cemetery in Highlands.
Mr. Klingsporn died Sunday, June 10, in a Temple hospital.
He was born in Brenham to Edwin Henry and Doris Luhn Klingsporn. He married Nancy Singleton in Crosby in 1965. He served as a deacon at Belton Church of Christ and Western Hills Church of Christ. He was a Sunday school teacher, bus ministry sponsor and care group leader. He was a band director in Central Texas for 25 years and retired in 1994. He led first-division bands, including a Texas Music Educators Association honor band in 1975. He worked for the Temple and Belton school districts. He lived in the Temple, Belton and Salado areas for 33 years.
Survivors are his wife, Nancy Klingsporn of Belton; two daughters, Jan Haney of Belton and Karen Guajardo of San Antonio; and two grandchildren.
Memorials can be made to Western Hills Church of Christ Building Fund, 210 N. Gen. Bruce Drive, Temple, 76504.
Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple was in charge of arrangements.
CAMERON -- Pete Melcer, 79, of the Jones Prairie Community near Cameron died Tuesday, June 12, in his home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Monica's Catholic Church in Cameron with the Rev. Tom Hanus officiating.
Burial will be in Bryan City Cemetery.
A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. today at Marek-Burns-Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron.
Mr. Melcer was born in Bryan to August Pete Melcer Sr. and Emma Amelia Luther. He married Ellen Duncan in 1942 and moved to Milam County in 1961. He was a rancher and a cowboy. He was a member of St. Monica's Catholic Church.
Survivors are his wife, Ellen Melcer of Jones Prairie; four sons, Paul Melcer and Jim Henry, both of Jones Prairie, Lee Parker of Calvert and Larry Nash of Cleveland; three daughters, Ethel Armstrong of Channelview and Janie Melcer and Sharon Jaggers, both of Maysfield; two sisters, Mary Margaret Lindsey of Cameron and Geneva Melcer of Houston; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
BELTON -- Services for Alexandra Maria Kockel, 28, of Bensheim, Germany, will be held at a later date in Bensheim.
Ms. Kockel died Friday, June 8, in Bell County.
She was born in Bensheim to Willie Baldt and Elizabeth Shaffer Kockel. She was employed as a pharmacist in Bensheim. She was a Catholic.
Survivors are her mother and stepfather, Elizabeth and Thomas Green of Belton; a brother, Steven Vass of Belton; three sisters, Stephanie Alexander of Bensheim and Nadine Vass and Sabrina Green, both of Belton.
Heartfield Funeral Home in Belton is in charge of arrangements.
Anna M. Marshall
KILLEEN -- Services for Anna Margaretha Marshall, 78, of Houston will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Killeen with the Rev. Michael Ramming officiating.
Burial will be in Killeen City Cemetery.
She died Saturday, June 9, in a Houston hospital.
Ms. Marshall was born in Goeggingen, Germany to Johann and Babette Pleitner. She married Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy B. Marshall in Germany and moved to Killeen with him. She lived in Killeen and worked in the Fort Hood commissary for more than 20 years. She moved to Houston after she retired. She was a Lutheran.
She was preceded in death by her husband and one son, James.
Survivors are one daughter, Susanne Dugas of Houston; one sister, Elizabeth Font of Killeen; one brother, Hans Pleitner of Augsburg, Germany; and one grandson
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
KILLEEN -- Services for Anne Halfrich, 96, of Killeen are pending with Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Killeen.
She died Saturday, June 9, in a Killeen nursing home.
James R. Fischer
James R. Fisher, 45, of Belton died Tuesday, June 12, at his residence.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Belton with the Rev. Robert L. Budewig officiating.
Burial will be in North Belton Cemetery.
Mr. Fischer was born in Fort Worth. He moved to Belton in 1965 and graduated from Belton High School in 1973. He was a machinist for Henly International for 17 1/2 years. He was a charter member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, where he sang in the choir, was an usher and served on the board of church properties.
Survivors are his mother, Rosalie Fischer of Belton; and two sisters, Karen Long and Sharon Fischer, both of San Antonio.
Visitation will be 7-8 p.m. today at Sheffield Funeral Home in Temple.
Memorials can be made to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church or any charity.
Annie Mae Cowan
Services for Annie Mae Cowan, 49, of Temple will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple with the Rev. Charles Davis officiating.
Mrs. Cowan died Sunday, June 10, in her residence.
She was born in Yoakum to Homer Carter Stephens Jr. and Agnes Hemple Stephens. She graduated with honors from Stroman High in Victoria in 1970. She married Larry Cowan on July 4, 1975. She was employed by the Temple school district as a substitute teacher. She was an officer in the Temple High School Band Boosters and was active in the Democratic Party. She served as an officer in Texas Democratic Women for several years. She was a certified volunteer ombudsman for Area Agency on Aging.
Survivors are her husband, Larry Cowan of Temple; two daughters, Leslie Cowan of San Macros and Alison Cowan of Temple; one sister, Susan Oates of Abilene; and one brother, Steve Ronald Stephens of Missouri.
Dessie Mae Syme
BELTON -- Services for Dessie Mae Syme, 91, of Belton will be at 10 a.m. today at Heartfield Funeral Home in Belton with the Rev. Bobby Baggett officiating.
Burial will be in Salado Cemetery.
Mrs. Syme died Monday, June 11, in a Temple hospital.
She was born in Prairie Dell to John Edward and Dellar Olive Cox Warrick. She married Fay Syme on Oct. 22, 1927, in Salado. She was a homemaker and lived in Bell County all of her life. She was a Methodist.
Her husband preceded her in death in 1968.
Survivors are a son, Weldon Syme of Mountain Home, Ark.; two brothers, Johnnie Warrick of Belton and Elzie "Bub" Warrick of Cameron; two sisters, Alice Conlee of Belton and Elvie Edwards of Lampasas; and three grandchildren.
Memorials can be made to Scott and White Hospice, 2401 S. 31st St., Temple, 76508.
DORSEY, Cecil Rhodes, 96, Gatesville, 10:30 a.m., Restland Cemetery. Scott's Funeral Home, Gatesville, in charge.
GRIFFIN, Karl, 20, Killeen, 10 a.m., Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen. Burial in Killeen City Cemetery.
HENSON, Myrtle A., 97, Sherman, formerly Rosebud, 2 p.m., Cook-Gerngross-Green-Patterson Funeral Home, Rosebud. Burial in Woodland Cemetery, Rosebud.
SHIPLETT, William C. "Bill," 77, Belton, 10 a.m., Dossman Funeral Home, Belton. Burial in Wilson Valley Cemetery.
STIGALL, Joseph Edwin, 92, Georgetown, 2 p.m., Condra Funeral Home, Taylor. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery.
SYME, Dessie Mae, 91, Belton, 10 a.m., Heartfield Funeral Home, Belton. Burial in Salado Cemetery.