Walter Remmers, Jr.

Walter Remmers, Jr., a longtime resident of Kenedy, Texas, passed away, Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at the Frank Tejeda Veterans Home in Floresville, Texas at the age of 80 years, 6 months and 23 days.

Walter; or “Jr.” as he was affectionately known by the family, was born, August 10, 1932, in Nordheim, Texas, the son of Walter, Sr. and Iva Mae Miller Remmers. On December 18, 1953, Walter married Ruth Irene Hooper in Robstown, Texas. He was a a faithful member of the Church of Christ in Karnes City, Texas

Walter is survived by his beloved wife of over 53 years, Ruth Irene Remmers; his daughter, Barbara Brown and husband Randy of Leander; his son, Gary Lee Remmers of Three Rivers; his 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; his sisters, Alma Pullin and Norma Atkinson and husband Bailey and his brothers, Elvin R. Remmers and wife Thersa, Frank Remmers and wife Wanda, and Tommy Remmers and wife Barbara; he is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Remmers is preceded in death by
his parents and his brothers, Corporal Kenneth Remmers and Bobby Remmers.

Visitation was held from 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon, Friday, March 8, 2013, in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services began the same day at 3:00 P.M., in the chapel, with W.B. Howard officiating. Interment followed in the Kenedy Cemetery with Scott Atkinson, Ryan Wilson, Davin Wilson, Sammy Simmons, Joey Remmers and Jarrett Remmers serving as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090; or the American Cancer Society, 4101 S. Alameda, Corpus Christi, Texas 78411.