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2011-08-25 / Obituaries

Arthur Albert Tomanetz

July 4, 1920 - August 19, 2011

Funeral services for Arthur Tomanetz, 91 of Paige, Texas, were held at 10: 00 a. m. on Monday, August 22, 2011 at St. John Lutheran Church in Paige, Texas with Pastor Michael Werner officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Visitation was held on Sunday, August 21, 2011 and Monday morning, August 22, 2011 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. The family was present for visitation Sunday evening.

Mr. Tomanetz passed away on Friday, August 19, 2011 at the Medstar Care Center in Giddings.

Arthur Albert Tomanetz was born on July 4, 1920, in Dime Box, Texas to Adolph and Mathilda (Hannes) Tomanetz. He was united in marriage to Joy Edna Wolf on April 20, 1946 at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Giddings. Arthur spent four years in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a rancher who worked for many years for Dr. S.W. Mantzel in Giddings doing ranch work. Arthur served as president of the Paige School Board for many years and was active in his church where he held various church offices. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing dominoes and cards.

Arthur was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Bernice Albers and Annie Marie Harzke, and two brothers, Pete Tomanetz and Billy Tomanetz.

He is survived by his wife of sixty five years, Joy Tomanetz of Paige; daughter and son-in-law, Alyece & Pete Brady of Austin; son and daughter-in-law, Arthur “Buster” & Cheryl Tomanetz of Paige; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Edward & Tootsie Tomanetz of Giddings and a brother-in-law, Ewald Albers of Athens.

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