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2012-11-22 / Obituaries

Billy Lad Zwernemann

July 5, 1946 - November 12, 2012

Billy Lad Zwernemann was born on July 5, 1946 in Brenham, Texas to Winslow “W.L.” & Sidonia (Leitko) Zwernemann. He was baptized on August 4, 1946 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings and confirmed on April 10, 1960 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Old Dime Box, Texas. Billy graduated from Giddings High School in 1964. He was employed at Alcoa in Rockdale for 40 years, starting out as a Pot Room operator and retiring as an electrician. Billy enjoyed gardening, hunting, playing the guitar and baseball. He loved the fact that his grandchildren were so involved in sports and enjoyed keeping up with their accomplishments.

Billy passed away on Monday, November 12, 2012 at the St. David’s Georgetown Hospital.

He was preceded in death by his parents, W.L. & Sidonia Zwernemann and a niece, Melissa Ann Brade.

Billy is survived by his two daughters, Amy Zwernemann & Allison Murray of Giddings and Rae Ann & Jimmy Mitschke of Giddings; two grandchildren, Dalton Mitschke and Jordyn Mitschke both of Giddings; sister and brother-in-law, Judy & Mike Brade of Fedor; niece, Tiffany & Edwin Albrecht Jr. of Manheim; two great nieces, Ella & Trisha Albrecht of Manheim, as well as numerous other family members and friends.

Funeral services were held on Friday, November 16, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Dime Box, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the St. David’s Georgetown Hospital Cancer Center, 2000 Scenic Drive, Georgetown, Texas 78626.

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