E.V. “Bud” Weiser
Raised in Lexington, he entered college in 1941 but joined the Marine Corps the next year. Commissioned as an officer in 1944, he was posted to Guam, then Tianjin, China until 1946. Returning home, he graduated with a Bachelor’s in Vocational Agriculture in 1947 from Sam Houston State Teachers College.
There he met Doris Jean Wren, and they were married in the home of her dear Aunt Nannie Yeager in August 1947. After obtaining a Master’s of Arts degree from SHSU in 1949, while teaching full time, he received from the National Future Farmer’s Association the Degree of Honorary American Farmer.
After more than a decade in the Marine Corps Reserve, he was Honorably Discharged at the rank of Major in 1959.
He worked for Ralston Purina for almost 30 years and then began a 20 year self-employed career.
As an active member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, he served on the church council & taught Sunday School for many years.
Bud died peacefully on February 24, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Weiser of Yoakum; daughters, Lynnetta Windsor and husband Cecil Windsor, Jr. of Denver, Peggy Majors of Houston, Vickie Kinder and husband David Kinder of San Antonio; son, William “Billy” Weiser and wife Lee Anne of Lexington; seven grandchildren; four greatgrandchildren; sister, Helen and her husband Gene Harmon of Katy and many nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, George Weiser and wife Evelyn; brotherin law, Elton Wren and wife Doris (Knippa) Wren, all of Lexington.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m. at Thiele- Cooper Funeral Home.
Funeral service was held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Yoakum on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Yoakum or the charity of your choice.
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