Born on Aug. 2, 1927
YOAKUM - Roland Boedeker, age 86, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2013. He was born on August 2, 1927 in Shiner to John and Ella Seydler Boedeker.
He was a farmer and hay baler. He served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors: daughter, Linda Boedeker and husband Greg Jamieson of Colorado Springs, Colorado; sisters, Ruby Diebel of Victoria and Delores Muenster of Houston and a brother, Elroy Boedeker of Colorado City, Texas.
Preceded in death by: parents; wife, Irene Matocha Boedeker and a son, Kenneth Boedeker.
Visitation on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral service at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home with Rev. Barney Matocha officiating. Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Alzheimer's Association.
On-line guest book may be signed at www.thielecooper.com
Arrangements by Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home, 361-293-5656.