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Ernestine Eckermann Evanicky

February 2, 1940 - August 24, 2018

Ernestine Eckermann Evanicky of Frelsburg, Texas passed away at her home on Friday, August 24, 2018 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born February 2, 1940 in Frelsburg to Elmer and Christina (Kubicek) Eckermann.

Ernestine married Willie Evanicky on October 6, 1968. She was baptized February 11, 1940 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Frelsburg, and also where she received First Holy Communion and Confirmation. She attended Frelsburg Catholic School and Fayetteville Catholic School.

Ernestine was a homemaker and helped with the Fireman's and Church Feast and quilted with the Country Quilters of Frelsburg. She was a member of the Altar Society. She loved working in her yard and garden with her flowers and taking care of her morning doves and cats. She really enjoyed taking care of others, visiting with her family and friends especially her great nieces and nephew Brooke, Shelby, and Brian.

She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Andrew and Patricia Eckermann of Frelsburg; nieces, Emily Gross and husband Dwayne of Industry, and Melissa Finke of Round Top; and great nieces and nephews, Brooke and Brian Finke, and Shelby Gross; and numerous relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, husband, and special pet, Brownie.

Visitation will be held on Monday, August 27, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus; and on Tuesday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Frelsburg from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.

A Parish Rosary will follow visitation on Monday, 7:00 pm at Henneke Funeral Home; and also a Parish Rosary at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church on Tuesday at 9:30 am.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 10:00 am at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Frelsburg with Father Michael Lyons officiating.

Burial will follow in Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Frelsburg.

Serving as pallbearers are Dwayne Gross, Brian Finke, Ernest Richter, Jr., Jimmie Kubicek, Woodrow Jasek, Jr., and Brian Jasek. Honorary pallbearers are Brooke Finke, Shelby Gross, and Woodrow Jasek, Sr.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 1031 Church Lane, New Ulm, TX 78950; or Hospice Brazos Valley, 302 E. Bluebell Rd., Brenham, TX 77833.


Ernestine Eckermann Evanicky
February 2, 1940 - August 24, 2018



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