Howard August Schaefer

Howard August Schaefer[1, 2, 3]

Male 1914 - 1996  (81 years)

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  • Name Howard August Schaefer 
    Born 14 Oct 1914  Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Oct 1996  Comal, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Buried 14 Oct 1996  Comal Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2839  Wendel Voigt Family Tree
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2013 

    Father Alvin Schaefer,   b. 14 Jan 1890,   d. Apr 1965  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Viola Foerster,   b. 16 Sep 1892,   d. 26 Sep 1975, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Siblings 1. Howard August Schaefer 
    2. Schaefer   b. 1916;   d. 1916; 
    3. Thelida Schaefer   b. 18 AUG 1917;   d. 8 MAY; 
    4. Louis Schaefer   b. 22 DEC 1922;   d. 11 FEB 2003; 
    5. Alvin Fritzie Schaefer, Jr.    
    Family ID F1221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Altwein 
    Children 
     1. Adelheid "Heidi" Schaefer
    +2. Susan Eleanor Schaefer
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F1245  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1914 - Comal Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Oct 1996 - Comal, Comal Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Oct 1996 - Comal Cemetery, New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BIOGRAPHY: Howard August Schaefer was born Oct. 14, 1914, and entered rest on Oct. 11, 1996, at his home in the Comal community at the age of 81 years. Son of Alwin and Viola Foerster Schaefer, he was married on December 23, 1936 to Alice Altwein. His life was devoted to farming the homestead that has been in the Schaefer family since 1876. He was a member of First Protestant Church. He enjoyed music, had played the tenor saxophone in numerous dance bands and the American Legion Band, and was an active member of Harmonie Gemischter Chor (German Singing Club). He also enjoyed hunting and was a member of the Alamo Shooting Club and the Guadalupe Valley Shooting Club. He was a member of Hermann Sons, Fraternal Order of Eagles, and Texas Farm Bureau.

      Howard is survived by his wife, Alice Schaefer and two daughter and sons-in-law of New Braunfels, Adelheid (Heidi) Reeh and Wayne F. Reeh, and Susan Seekatz and Henry (Hank) Seekatz, and two grandchildren, Ashley Seekatz and Howard Seekatz, and one brother, Alwin F. Schaefer of Marion, TX. Howard was preceedein in death by one sister, Thelida Schaefer Moeller.

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] NEW BRAUNFELS: THE FIRST FOUNDERS, VOL II, p. 183.
    2. [S39] Philipp Schaefer Family for NEW BRAUNFELS: THE FIRST FOUNDERS from Melinda Bird, [Schaefer p. 5].
      Date: 29 June 1994
    3. [S567] Obituary of Howard August Schaefer, 13 Oct 1996 Vol. 144, No. 240, p. 2A, Col 4-5 [Schaefer p. 15].
      BIOGRAPHY from obituary.

      Date: 13 October 1996
    4. [S64] Social Security Death Records Index on RootsWeb, SSN 450-60-4176 [Schaefer p. 349].
      Howard Schaefer, birth 14 Oct 1914, death 11 Oct 1996, last residence New Braunfels, Comal Co., Texas 78132, last benefit location not specified, number issued in Texas.
    5. [S18] Index to Texas Death Records (1964-1999), [Schaefer p. 367].
      Howard August Schaefer, male, death 10-11-1996, Comal Co., Texas.




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