Eva M. Pittenger Roderick

(ROSEBUD) Eva M. Pittenger Roderick, 93, died Thursday in Temple. Mass will be 10AM today at St. Ann Catholic Church in Rosebud. Survivors include:

       R.L. Roderick of Rockdale
       Sharon and Drew Bierds of Temple
       Patricia and Don Clark of Nacogdoches

7 Grandchildren also survive.
Cook-Gerngross-Green-Patterson Funeral Home in Rosebud will be in charge of arrangements.

Mary Eloise Watson Brademan

(Rockdale) Mary Eloise Watson Brademan, 97, died Friday morning in Caldwell. Funeral services will be 1PM today in Forest Grove Christian Church in the Forest Grove Community, with burial to follow in the Lexington Cemetery. Mrs. Brademan graduated from Lexington High School in 1937 and enrolled in Blinn College to study business, completing course work as a Radio Operator and learning Morse Code. She worked for the NYA program and was co-founder of the First Christian Church and charter member of Lexington Garden Club.Survivors include:

       Judy Hasselbush and husband Bob of Lexington
       Mary Sue Reynolds of Lexington

       Gordon Brademan and wife Shirley of Boerne

8 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangemnets.

Joyce Kaderka
Monday, 4PM

(Rockdale) Services for Joyce Kaderka, 87 of Rockdale, will be 4PM today at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale, with burial to follow in the IOOF Cemetery. Mrs. Kaderka was born in Taylor and graduated from Granger High School. After moving to Rockdale in 1957, she worked many years for Winn's in the fabric department. She was a member of the Rockdale Demonstration Club and made meals for the Rotary Club. Survivors include:

       Johnnie Kaderka and wife Debbie of Houston

       Bonnie Davis & husband Charles "Butch" of Georgetown

       Teresa Kaderka of Bastrop

       Thelma Groppell of Taylor
       Betty Thomson of Austin
       Carolyn Hitchcock of Austin

3 Grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren also survive.
Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale is in charge of arrangements.

Floyd Laurence Zuehlke
Wednesday, 2PM

(Taylor) Floyd Laurence Zuehlke, 91 of Taylor, died Friday in Round Rock. Services are 2PM Wednesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-8PM at Providence Funeral Home in Taylor. Mr. Zuehlke was born in Thorndale and graduated from Thorndale High School in 1942. He attended the National Youth Administration trade schools and returned to Thorndale to work in Schroeder's Sheet Metal Shop. He was drafted into the US Army in 1944 and fought in the Philippine Liberation Campaign during WWII. Among his combat awards were the Combat Infantryman Badge, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon with Bronze Star, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with Bronze Star, Philippine Indpendence Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Victory Ribbon, and 2 Overseas Service Bars. He remained in the Army after hte war and was placed in charge of the metal repair department until his discharge in 1946. Upon returning home, he opened Floyd's Body Works in Taylor and bought Taylor Glass Company, incorporating the business under the name Floydco, Inc. He was also a member of the Thorndale Fire Department for over 40 years, active with the Thorndale Ambulance Service, charter member of Hill Johnson VFW Post 4009, and St. Paul Lutheran Church. He was named Thorndale Fireman of the Year, was an Honorary FFA State Farmer, and was Thorndale Citizen of the Year. Survivors include:

       Floyd Zuehlke Jr. and wife Ann of Thorndale

Special Friend:
       Helen Urbis of Taylor

2 grandsons, 3 great-grandchildren, and a niece also survive.
Providence Funeral Home in Taylor is in charge of arrangements.

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