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Burial Register of St. John's Episcopal Church, Columbus, 1973-2002

transcribed by Bill Stein

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Notes

This register was transcribed in January 2004. At the time it was still actively used. Therefore, additional burials may have been recorded in it later.

Burials

Page: 44; Name: Clara Sronce Holland; Sex: female; Age: 67; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Feb 18, 1973; Cause of Death: cancer; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Feb 20, 1973; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Gladys Kathryn Schade Hicks; Sex: female; Age: 37; Last Residence: San Antonio; Date of Death: May 5, 1973; Cause of Death: cancer; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: May 7, 1973; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Minnie Marjorie Watson; Sex: female; Age: [not recorded]; Last Residence: Austin; Date of Death: Oct 19, 1973; Cause of Death: influenza; Place of Interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Austin; Date of Burial: Oct 23, 1973; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Ernest H. Baumgart; Sex: male; Age: 75; Last Residence: New Ulm, Texas; Date of Death: Nov 13, 1973; Cause of Death: cancer; Place of Interment: New Ulm Cemetery; Date of Burial: Nov 15, 1973; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Elizabeth Smith; Sex: female; Age: 76; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Jan 19, 1974; Cause of Death: heart attack; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Jan 21, 1974; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: LeRoy J. Burt Jr.; Sex: male; Age: 48; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: May 14, 1975; Cause of Death: cancer; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: May 16, 1975; Minister: Jack Lowrey

Page: 44; Name: Gladys Ginn Hahn; Sex: female; Age: [not recorded]; Last Residence: Austin; Date of Death: [not recorded]; Cause of Death: old age; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Aug 31, 1975; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Lynn Buescher Fowler; Sex: female; Age: 61; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Sep 22, 1976; Cause of Death: cancer; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Sep 23, 1976; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Alma Gillette; Sex: female; Age: 87; Last Residence: Weimar; Date of Death: [not recorded]; Cause of Death: heart failure; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Nov 21, 1976; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Corrine Wilburn; Sex: female; Age: 82; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Dec 26, 1976; Cause of Death: thrombosis; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Dec 28, 1976; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Charles Lowrey; Sex: male; Age: [not recorded]; Last Residence: Carthage, Texas; Date of Death: Apr 17, 1977; Cause of Death: heart failure; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Apr 19, 1977; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: William Hintz; Sex: male; Age: 71; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: [not recorded]; Cause of Death: heart failure; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: [not recorded]; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Joel F. Perry; Sex: male; Age: 74; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: May 29, 1977; Cause of Death: stroke; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: May 31, 1977; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Walter Houtzer; Sex: male; Age: 56; Last Residence: Pasadena; Date of Death: Aug 9, 1977; Cause of Death: heart attack; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Aug 13, 1977; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Albert Hahn; Sex: male; Age: [not recorded]; Last Residence: [not recorded]; Date of Death: [not recorded]; Cause of Death: heart; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Sep 8, 1977; Minister: Earl J. Sheffield

Page: 44; Name: D. V. "Red" Glass; Sex: male; Age: [not recorded]; Last Residence: Longview, Texas; Date of Death: [not recorded]; Cause of Death: heart; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Aug 28, 1977; Minister: James H. Watt

Page: 44; Name: Loraine Krause; Sex: female; Age: 87; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Nov 16, 1978; Cause of Death: heart; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Nov 18, 1978; Minister: Richard Littlehales

Page: 44; Name: Alma Montgomery; Sex: female; Age: 91; Last Residence: San Antonio (not member of St. Johnís but in San Antonio, buried here w/ husband); Date of Death: Nov 1978; Cause of Death: not known; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Nov 20, 1978; Minister: Richard Littlehales

Page: 46; Name: Garland Peel Wilburn; Sex: male; Age: 84; Last Residence: Glidden; Date of Death: Jan 6, 1979; Cause of Death: heart failure; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Jan 9, 1979; Minister: Richard Littlehales

Page: 46; Name: Rosanna Walthers; Sex: female; Age: 86; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Feb 12, 1979; Cause of Death: heart failure; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Feb 14, 1979; Minister: Richard Littlehales

Page: 46; Name: Claude F. (Jeff) Hardy; Sex: male; Age: 76; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Mar 1, 1979; Cause of Death: heart failure; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Mar 3, 1979; Minister: Richard Littlehales

Page: 46; Name: William Henry Miekow; Sex: male; Age: 88; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Dec 11, 1979; Cause of Death: heart failure/stroke; Place of Interment: St. Anthony Cemetery; Date of Burial: Dec 13, 1979; Minister: Richard Littlehales

Page: 46; Name: Juanita Rau Ginn; Sex: female; Age: 68; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Jun 2, 1980; Cause of Death: heart failure; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Jun 4, 1980; Minister: Richard Littlehales

Page: 46; Name: Douglas Glass; Sex: male; Age: 44; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Nov 1, 1980; Cause of Death: heart failure etc.; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Nov 3, 1980; Minister: Richard Littlehales

Page: 46; Name: Ethel Glithero; Sex: female; Age: 91; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Mar 5, 1981; Cause of Death: heart failure; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Mar 7, 1981; Minister: Richard Littlehales

Page: 46; Name: Virginia Nell Wilson; Sex: female; Age: 61; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Jul 18, 1981; Cause of Death: kidney failure with other complications; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Jul 20, 1981; Minister: Richard Littlehales

Page: 46; Name: Ruth Smith; Sex: female; Age: 80; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Feb 9, 1983; Cause of Death: cancer; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Feb 11, 1983; Minister: Richard Littlehales

Page: 46; Name: Phryne [Phyrne] Tanner McKennan; Sex: female; Age: 77; Last Residence: Palo Alto, California; Date of Death: Nov 25, 1983; Cause of Death: old age; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Nov 29, 1983; Minister: Father George Welsch

Page: 46; Name: Martha McCutchan Hardy; Sex: female; Age: 81; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Jan 28, 1984; Cause of Death: cancer; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Jan 30, 1984; Minister: [illegible]

Page: 46; Name: William Frank Zwiegel; Sex: male; Age: 30; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Aug 27, 1984; Cause of Death: heart; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Aug 29, 1984; Minister: Calvin S. Sachers, rector, St. Thomas the Apostle, Nassau Bay, Texas

Page: 46; Name: Ruthven C. Tolbirt Sr.; Sex: male; Age: [not recorded]; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: [not recorded]; Cause of Death: heart; Place of Interment: cremation/memorial service; Date of Burial: Jul 26, 1984; Minister: [illegible]

Page: 46; Name: William Jerome Moore; Sex: male; Age: 82; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Oct 22, 1984; Cause of Death: natural; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Oct 24, 1984; Minister: [illegible]

Page: 46; Name: Hilda Wilhelmine Willms; Sex: female; Age: 85; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Jan 22, 1985; Cause of Death: natural; Place of Interment: Eagle Lake Masonic; Date of Burial: Jan 24, 1985; Minister: [illegible]

Page: 46; Name: William Jerry Mize; Sex: male; Age: 66; Last Residence: Weimar; Date of Death: Dec 3, 1985; Cause of Death: cancer; Place of Interment: Eagle Lake Masonic; Date of Burial: Dec 5, 1985; Minister: [not recorded]

Page: 46; Name: Lucille R. Miekow; Sex: female; Age: 94; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Apr 3, 1986; Cause of Death: [not recorded]; Place of Interment: Hempstead, Texas; Date of Burial: Apr 4, 1986; Minister: [not recorded]

Page: 46; Name: Ruthven C. Tolbirt Jr.; Sex: male; Age: 47; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Nov 16, 1986; Cause of Death: heart failure; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Nov 19, 1986; Minister: Joseph Spitler

Page: 48; Name: John Willrodt Hastedt; Sex: male; Age: 63; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Dec 7, 1986; Cause of Death: auto accident; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Dec 10, 1986; Minister: Joseph Spitler and Jack Lowrey

Page: 48; Name: Thomas Elmer Foster; Sex: male; Age: [not recorded]; Last Residence: [not recorded]; Date of Death: [not recorded]; Cause of Death: [not recorded]; Place of Interment: [not recorded]; Date of Burial: [not recorded]; Minister: Baptist service

Page: 48; Name: Homer Louis Koliba Jr.; Sex: male; Age: [not recorded]; Last Residence: [not recorded]; Date of Death: [not recorded]; Cause of Death: [not recorded]; Place of Interment: [not recorded]; Date of Burial: [not recorded]; Minister: [not recorded]

Page: 48; Name: Earnest Herschel Lain Sr.; Sex: male; Age: 69; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Feb 26, 1987; Cause of Death: cancer; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Feb 28, 1987; Minister: Joseph Spitler

Page: 48; Name: David "Red" Foster; Sex: male; Age: [not recorded]; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: [not recorded]; Cause of Death: accident; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: [not recorded]; Minister: Joseph Spitler

Page: 48; Name: Murray Clark; Sex: male; Age: 86; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Mar 17, 1992; Cause of Death: respiratory arrest; Place of Interment: Huntsville; Date of Burial: [not recorded]; Minister: Joseph Spitler

Page: 48; Name: Katherine Harris; Sex: female; Age: 84; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Jul 31, 1992; Cause of Death: heart; Place of Interment: Woodlawn, Houston; Date of Burial: Aug 3, 1992; Minister: Joseph Spitler

Page: 48; Name: Howard J. Morrison; Sex: male; Age: 71; Last Residence: New Ulm, Texas; Date of Death: May 20, 1992; Cause of Death: [not recorded]; Place of Interment: [not recorded]; Date of Burial: May 26, 1992; Minister: Joseph Spitler

Page: 48; Name: Ruby Youens; Sex: female; Age: 89; Last Residence: Columbus; Date of Death: Mar 12, 2002; Cause of Death: cancer; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Mar 14, 2002; Minister: Joseph Spitler

Page: 48; Name: Warren Edward Wilburn; Sex: male; Age: 77; Last Residence: Glidden; Date of Death: Dec 8, 2002; Cause of Death: stroke and heart; Place of Interment: Columbus Odd Fellows; Date of Burial: Dec 11, 2002; Minister: Joseph Spitler