Wilburn Paul Fertsch, Sr.

Wilburn Paul Fertsch, Sr.[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1924 - 1999  (75 years)Deceased

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  • Name Wilburn Paul Fertsch 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 14 Jan 1924  Hallettsville, Lavaca Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Military during WWII in the US Army  [9
    Occupation a heavy equipment operator for Texasgulf Sulphur for 37 years  [10
    Occupation a member of the maintenance department of the Wharton I.S.D. for 13 years  [10
    Occupation an employee of Don Elliott Autoworld  [10
    Occupation as a heating and air conditioning technician  [10
    Residence Wharton, Wharton Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 20 Sep 1999  Houston, Harris Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 10
    Cause: Aneurism 
    Buried 22 Sep 1999  Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Wharton, Wharton Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I4465  Wendel Voigt Family Tree
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2013 

    Father Edmund Fertsch,   b. 16 Mar 1897, Lavaca Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1962  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Martha Schaefer,   b. 20 Jan 1897,   d. 16 Jun 1983  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1918  [2, 11
    Siblings 1. Wilburn Paul Fertsch, Sr. 
    2. Elroy O. Fertsch    
    Family ID F1811  Group Sheet

    Family Iva Marie Burns 
    Children 
    +1. Wilburn Paul Fertsch, Jr.
    +2. Karl Douglas Fertsch
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1886  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jan 1924 - Hallettsville, Lavaca Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Wharton, Wharton Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Aneurism - 20 Sep 1999 - Houston, Harris Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Sep 1999 - Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Wharton, Wharton Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S520] GEDCOM from Patricia Watson Kuentz, FILE:\family\eckerman\kuentz.ged., [Eckermann pp. 69-88].
      Date: 21 July 1998
    2. [S521] THE THEODORE FERTSCH FAMILY TREE, p. 17 [Eckermann pp. 99-123, 135, 147].
    3. [S671] Family Information from Eldor Spies, [Eckermann p. 150].
      Date: 2 October 1999
    4. [S674] Obituary of Wilburn Paul Fertsch Sr., [Eckermann p. 151].
      Date: September 1999
    5. [S520] GEDCOM from Patricia Watson Kuentz, FILE:\family\eckerman\kuentz.ged., [Eckermann pp. 69-88].
      Gives birth as 14 Jan 1924.

      Date: 21 July 1998
    6. [S521] THE THEODORE FERTSCH FAMILY TREE, p. 17 [Eckermann pp. 99-123, 135, 147].
      Gives birth as 14 Jan 1924.

      Date: 21 July 1998
    7. [S674] Obituary of Wilburn Paul Fertsch Sr., p. 17 [Eckermann p. 151].
      Gives birth as 24 Jan 1924.

      Date: September 1999
    8. [S64] Social Security Death Records Index on RootsWeb, SSN 457-30-8107 [Eckermann p. 179].
      W. P. Fertsch, born 14 Jan 1924, died 20 Sep 1999, last residence listed as Wharton, Wharton Co., Texas 77488, number issued in Texas.

      Date: September 1999
    9. [S674] Obituary of Wilburn Paul Fertsch Sr., [Eckermann p. 151].
      Wilburn Paul Fertsch Sr., 75, of Wharton died Monday, Sept. 20, 1999 in a Houston hospital following a sudden illness.
      He was born Jan. 24, 1924 in Hallettsville, the son of Edmund and Martha Schaefer Fertsch.
      Fertsch had been a resident of Wharton County for 55 years and had lived in Wharton since 1962. He was a former resident of Boling and Newgulf.
      On Sept. 8, 1946 he married Iva Marie Burns.
      He was a veteran of World War II having served in the US Army. During World War II he was held as a Prisoner of War and received two purple hearts.
      He worked as a heavy equipment operator for Texasgulf Sulphur for 37 years, and then worked in the maintenance dept. of the Wharton I.S.D. for 13 year and was currently working for Don Elliott Autoworld. He was also a self-employed heating and air conditioning technician.
      Fertsch was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wharton and the American Legion Post 87 in Wharton, and was an active supporter of all programs of the Wharton I.S.D. and Baylor University.
      Funeral services were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 at the Chapel of the Wharton Funeral Home with Rev. Orville Roberts officiated.
      Burial followed in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Wharton with military graveside honors under the auspices of American Legion Post 87 of Wharton.
      Survivors include his wife, Marie Fertsch of Wharton, sons and daughters-in law, Wilburn Paul Jr. and Bunny Fertsch of Wharton and Karl Douglas and Tricia Fertsch of Waco; brother and sister-in-law, Elroy and Mary Fertsch of Hallettsville; grandchildren, Christi Fertsch, Lindsay Fertsch, Andy Fertsch, Jessica Fertsch and Allison Fertsch, mother-in-law, Viola Burns of Boling.
      Pallbearers were Vellie Sherrill, Pete Wishert, Irvin Kucera, Russell Burns, Ken Burns, Robert Cerny, Eddie Joseph and Alton Mitchel.
      Honorary pallbearers were Mason Muegge, Andy Fertsch, Jesse Crow, T.J. Mills, Lynn Etheridge, Frank Cochran, Floyd Ciruiti, Charles Ciruiti and Jodie Svatek.
      If desiring, memorials may be set to a charity of the donor's choice.
      Funeral services were under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home, Wharton.
      During World War II Wilburn was held as a Prisoner of War and received two purple hearts.

      Date: September 1999
    10. [S674] Obituary of Wilburn Paul Fertsch Sr., [Eckermann p. 151].
      Wilburn Paul Fertsch Sr., 75, of Wharton died Monday, Sept. 20, 1999 in a Houston hospital following a sudden illness.
      He was born Jan. 24, 1924 in Hallettsville, the son of Edmund and Martha Schaefer Fertsch.
      Fertsch had been a resident of Wharton County for 55 years and had lived in Wharton since 1962. He was a former resident of Boling and Newgulf.
      On Sept. 8, 1946 he married Iva Marie Burns.
      He was a veteran of World War II having served in the US Army. During World War II he was held as a Prisoner of War and received two purple hearts.
      He worked as a heavy equipment operator for Texasgulf Sulphur for 37 years, and then worked in the maintenance dept. of the Wharton I.S.D. for 13 year and was currently working for Don Elliott Autoworld. He was also a self-employed heating and air conditioning technician.
      Fertsch was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wharton and the American Legion Post 87 in Wharton, and was an active supporter of all programs of the Wharton I.S.D. and Baylor University.
      Funeral services were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 at the Chapel of the Wharton Funeral Home with Rev. Orville Roberts officiated.
      Burial followed in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Wharton with military graveside honors under the auspices of American Legion Post 87 of Wharton.
      Survivors include his wife, Marie Fertsch of Wharton, sons and daughters-in law, Wilburn Paul Jr. and Bunny Fertsch of Wharton and Karl Douglas and Tricia Fertsch of Waco; brother and sister-in-law, Elroy and Mary Fertsch of Hallettsville; grandchildren, Christi Fertsch, Lindsay Fertsch, Andy Fertsch, Jessica Fertsch and Allison Fertsch, mother-in-law, Viola Burns of Boling.
      Pallbearers were Vellie Sherrill, Pete Wishert, Irvin Kucera, Russell Burns, Ken Burns, Robert Cerny, Eddie Joseph and Alton Mitchel.
      Honorary pallbearers were Mason Muegge, Andy Fertsch, Jesse Crow, T.J. Mills, Lynn Etheridge, Frank Cochran, Floyd Ciruiti, Charles Ciruiti and Jodie Svatek.
      If desiring, memorials may be set to a charity of the donor's choice.
      Funeral services were under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home, Wharton.
      Date: September 1999
    11. [S520] GEDCOM from Patricia Watson Kuentz, FILE:\family\eckerman\kuentz.ged., [Eckermann pp. 69-88].




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