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2009-05-28 / Obituaries

Lady Jane Bredt

November29,1908- May17,2009

Lady Jane Bredt was born November 29, 1908 in Guthrie, Texas to Hal D. and Nellie (O'Dell) Ferrell. She was a graduate of Quannah High School, member of St. John's United Methodist Church in Rockdale, former member of Thursday Reading Club and helped establish the Girl Scouts of America in Rockdale.

On March 1, 1934 she and George E. Bredt were married in Austin. George preceded her in death on July 10, 1990.

Lady Jane worked with her husband in various businesses that they owned in Rockdale and was also a homemaker.

She passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009 at Clarewood House in Houston reaching the age of 100.

Surviving are: daughter, Jan Bredt Knight of Houston; two grandsons and four great-grandchildren, Kynn Bredt Knight and wife Alma of Carlsbad, California and their children, Ethan and Summer.; Kraig Steven Knight of Lakewood, Colorado and his children Brayden and Morgan.

Memorial services, 11 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2009 at St. John's United Methodist Church in Rockdale. Burial followed at 1 p.m. in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale with Rev. Lee Lamb officiating.

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