2017-09-28 / Obituaries

Herbert Harold Eschberger

Funeral services for Herbert Eschberger, 80, of Paige are scheduled for 10:00 am on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Faith Lutheran Church in McDade, Texas with Rev. Paul Theiss & Rev. Kelsie Theiss officiating. Burial will follow in the Siloah Cemetery in McDade, Texas. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Faith Lutheran Church in McDade, Texas. Family will be present for visitation from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Thursday.

Herbert Harold Eschberger was born October 8, 1936 in Lincoln, Texas to Otto Gottlieb & Emma Louise (Schmidt) Eschberger. Herbert was employed with LCRA as an operational engineer as well as being a lifelong farmer and rancher. He was a member of Paint Creek Wildlife Management Association, the Sons of Hermann, and was a proud supporter of the Paige Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, hunting, fishing, working in the garden, wood working, hunting for arrowheads, and listening to country and polka music.

Herbert passed away the morning of Sunday, September 24, 2017 at his home in Paige.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Emma Eschberger, and two sisters, Wilfried Lacker and Bernice Stiewart.

He is survived by his fiancĂ©e, Gloria Ray of Paige; two children, Paula Marie Moore of McDade and Jimmie Lynn Eschberger of McDade; step son, Kenny Ray and his wife, Andrea of Paige; and three sisters, Ottilie Schindler of Paige, Rosie Schulz of Paige, Margaret “Mikki” Meyer of Paige, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Faith Lutheran Church, 230 Waco Street, McDade, Texas 78960.

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