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Robert Roy (Bob) Boettcher

Robert Roy (Bob) Boettcher, age 77, passed away peacefully at 12:05 a.m., February 14th surrounded by the family he loved. He was born at home in Wymore, NE on February 24, 1940 to James and Marion Boettcher, who preceded him in death.

He married his best friend, Lee Gayle (Hord), in 1961 while they were both students at the University of Nebraska. Bob graduated with an Engineering degree in 1965 and was hired by Phillips Petroleum in Borger, Texas. Bob’s career in engineering and construction of major chemical plants, refineries and power plants took him around the world and moved the family all over the USA, Canada and Alaska but when he retired from his position of VP of an engineering firm in Houston in 1999, he and Lee Gayle chose to make Buffalo, Texas their home.

Bob loved his Texas home at Bliss Creek Ranch but remained a Nebraska Cornhusker fan at heart.

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Robert Harris

Funeral services for Robert Harris, age 64, were held on Friday, February 16, 2018, at 10:00a.m. at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. Rev. Steve Nance of First United Methodist Church in Groesbeck officiated. Interment followed the services at the Harris Family Cemetery in Freestone.

Visitation was held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 6:00p.m. until 8:00p.m. at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague.

Mr. Harris passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Limestone Medical Center in Groesbeck.

He was born in Quincy, California on March 4, 1953, and moved to Texas at age 2. He grew up in Angleton and moved to Teague in 1968. Robert married Tressa Kindon on March 19, 1971. He worked part time at Leon’s Garage while in high school then worked full time after graduating in May of 1971 from Teague High School. Robert worked off shore for Brown & Root then returned to Leon’s. He worked for the Ford dealership in Teague as service manager. Robert and Tressa established Harris Garage June 1, 1976 and sold the business to their son, Trent on January 1, 2011.

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David Wayne “Bubba” Brazzell

David Wayne “Bubba” Brazzell, age 77, of Marquez, Texas, passed away at his home on February 11, 2018. Funeral services for Mr. Brazzell were held at 11 AM, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville. Rev. Robert Read, associate pastor of Hilltop Lakes Chapel officiated, and burial was in the Marquez Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Dorin Treadway, Wayne Johnson, Mickey Bell, Rickey Bell, James Bell, Dennis Bell & George Phillips

Bubba Brazzell was born February 22, 1940 in Houston to Andrew and Pearl (Furr) Brazzell. He graduated S.F. Austin High School in Houston and attended the University of Houston. He always loved the outdoor life and rode horses with his Grandpa Furr on the “Salt Grass Trail” when he was a boy. His parents moved to Leon County in the late 1960’s and Bubba moved his family to Leon County in the early 1980’s, making his home near Marquez. He enjoyed ranching and the country life.

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Eddie Ray Rosner

Eddie Ray Rosner was born October 21, 1952 in Hearne, Texas. His parents were Steve and Mary (Phillips) Rosner. He served his country in the U. S. Army.

Eddie was ordained to the work of “The Gospel Ministry” on April 10, 1988 at the Flint Baptist Church. He and his wife, Sue Ann, were married on March 23, 1997 in Shreveport, Louisiana. They lived in Oakwood, Texas. They owned and operated the Oakwood Feed Store and Café for many years. Sue said that her husband was the true meaning of “An American Patriot Christian man.” The “goodness” of Eddie Rosner was to be found in the teaching he received at his Grandmother’s knee.

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