2016-01-21 / Obituaries

Herman Carl Hobratschk

Funeral service for Herman Carl Hobratschk, 81 of Giddings, was held Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at Immanuel Lutheran Church Giddings, Texas with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery.

Herman Carl Hobratschk was born December 18, 1934 to Alfred John Hobratschk and Emilie Alma Elsa (Wacker) Hobratschk. He was baptized on December 30, 1934 by Pastor Paul C Eifert at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda, TX. He was also confirmed by Pastor Eifert at Holy Cross Lutheran Church and his confirmation verse was Proverbs 23:26 “My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways.”

Herman passed away the morning of Friday, January 15, 2015 at home, with his family present, after a long battle with cancer.

Herman was united in marriage to Eunice Matthijetz on February 23, 1957. Their marriage was blessed with three children, Ronnie, Dennis, and Darlene. Herman worked for Perry Plumbing for 32 years. He also enjoyed gardening and working on his place, along with taking care of neighbors places. He loved spending time with his grandkids and riding around on his gator, where his loyal dogs Roxie and Dolly would follow him wherever he would go.

He is preceded in death by 2 sons Ronnie and Dennis; parents, Alfred and Emilie Hobratschk; adoptive parents, Martin and Minna (Wacker) Mitschke; brothers, Willie and Albert; sister, Adeline Schroeder husband Bill ; step mother, Minna Hobratschk , Brother in Law Edmund Kappler, Clarence Noack, Sister in Law Mildred Berger. He is survived his by Wife of 58 years, Eunice Hobratschk of Giddings, Daughter Darlene Jenke & Garry of Manheim. Grandsons: Seth Jenke of Lincoln & Friend Courtney Clifford of Lexington; Shane & Kourtney Jenke of Fort Worth. Sisters: Annie Mae Kappler of Warda, Carolyn & Clarence Mitschke Houston; Irene Noack of Giddings, Brother Norman Berger of Giddings. Sister in Laws Gertrude Hobratschk of Giddings, Gertrude Hobratschk of Kerrville. Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Friends.

Memorials may be given to Immanuel Christian Care Ministry, Immanuel Repair & Refurbish Fund, Brazos Valley Hospice or to charity of one’s choice

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