Roland B. Tiemann

Roland B. Tiemann, born on June 14, 1924, in Karnes County, Texas, went to be with our Lord on Nov. 2, 2011, at the age of 87. He grew up in a strong Christian home and was close to his sister, brothers, and cousins. He served his country in the Army Air Corp during WWII and after returning home he worked in the auto parts business. Before retiring in 1994, he worked for Ford Authorized Engine Rebuilders (AER) for 30 years in sales. After retiring, he enjoyed ranching, hunting, and being with his family. He had a love of people and especially enjoyed extended family gatherings. He is survived by his lovingfamily, wife of 62 years, Ethelene; daughters, Joan and husband Tommy Friesenhahn; Jean and husband Lance Ross; grandchildren, Jared and fiancée SkyeVerkaik-Bushby, Bethany, Aaron, and ZachryFriesenhahn; Kyle, Kellie and Kristi Ross. He was a wonderful husband, the best dad, and a great papo. We will miss his beautiful blue eyes that were always full of fun. Visitation is Sunday, Nov. 6th, 5:00-7:00pm at Eckols Funeral Home, Kenedy, Texas. Funeral service will be Monday, Nov. 7th at 11a.m. at Highland Park Lutheran Church in San Antonio. Interment at Karnes City Cemetery, Karnes City, Texas at 3:00PM. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Vascular Disease Foundation ( or donor’s choice.