2018-01-04 / Obituaries

James “Jim” Everett Stueber

Funeral services for James “Jim” Stueber, 71, of Giddings and formerly of Rockport, were held on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Tim Pitts officiating. Burial, with military honors provided by the Giddings American Legion York Post 276, immediately followed in the Giddings City Cemetery.

James Everett Stueber was born on July 9, 1946 in Brenham, Texas, the son of Grady and Louise (Jahnke) Stueber. He was baptized and confirmed at the First United Methodist Church in Giddings.

Jim graduated from Giddings High School in 1965 and served in the United States Army for one year and in the National Guard for six years.

He owned and operated Jim’s Auto Sales in Giddings for many years. Jim enjoyed fishing and playing softball with the Unknowns. After retiring, he moved to Rockport where he remained until his health and Hurricane Harvey forced him to move back to Giddings to be closer to family.

Jim passed away the morning of Thursday, December 21, 2017 at St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital in San Antonio following a battle with cancer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Grady Stueber and Louise Stueber Akin; his step-father, L.D. Akin and two brothers, Harold Stueber and his wife Judy, and Grady Stueber.

Jim is survived by his three children, Cheryl Pietsch & her husband, Gary of Giddings, Kevin Stueber of Giddings and Audra Viesca & her husband, David of Giddings; seven grandchildren, Annie, Lucy & Lillie Pietsch, Alyssa & Jacob Stueber and Hannah & Eric Viesca, all of Giddings; one brother, Mike Stueber of Flatonia; one sister-in-law, Kathy Stueber of Giddings; two step-brothers, Clifton Akin & his wife, Debe of Tanglewood and Charlie Akin of Giddings, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center in Giddings, the Villanueva Family Relief Fund in care of the Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce, or to the charity of one’s choice.

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