Final Rites for Alex Breithaupt, 64, Held Tuesday
Funeral services for Alex G. Breithaupt, 64, resident of Weimar and vicinity for 57 years, were held from Hubbard Funeral Home Tuesday afternoon, Rev. C. Emigholz officiating.
Interment was made in the City Cemetery.
Mr. Breithaupt, who had been ill since August of 1947, died Sunday, May 2, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Floyd of Iola, where he had been lovingly cared for during his last years. Coming to Weimar at the age of two, with his parents, he spent all but the last five years of his life in this section.
Born June 22, 1883, on the island of Kauai, Territory of Hawaii, he married Miss Annie Schneider of La Grange in 1909. His wife died in 1944. Two brothers, Henry and Fritz, also preceded him in death.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Annie Floyd of Iola and Miss Alma Breithaupt of Rosenberg; two sons, Alex, Jr., and Leon, both of Rosenberg; two sisters, Mrs. Lena Schwegmann of Weimar and Mrs. Marie Laturnes of Edinburg; and one brother, William Breithaupt of Weimar
Active pallbearers at the funeral were six nephews, Fred Breithaupt of Shiner, Alois Breithaupt of Wharton;, Willie Breithaupt, Jr., Emil Breithaupt, Charles Schwegmann and Willie Schwegmann, all of Weimar.
Weimar Mercury May 7, 1948
Funeral Rites for Mrs. A. Breithaupt, 57, Friday, Dec. 22
Funeral services were held at the Columbus Funeral Home last Friday. Dec. 22, for Mrs. Anna Breithaupt, 57, with the Rev. C. Emigholz, Lutheran pastor of Weimar, officiating. Interment was in the Weimar Cemetery.
A daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Schneider, Mrs. Breithaupt was born May 25. 1887 at Holman. She was united in marriage to Aleck Breithaupt in 1910, and to this union four children were born, two boys and two girls.
Mrs. Breithaupt died at her home in Wharton on Tuesday, Dee. 19, at 10:30 a. m. At the time of her death she was 57 years, 6 months and 26 days old.
Survivors include her husband, Aleck Breithaupt of Wharton; two daughters, Mrs. Annie Herndahl of Wharton and Miss Alma Breithaupt of Wharton; two sons, Aleck Breithaupt, now with the armed forces overseas, and Leon Breithaupt, in the United States Navy; four sisters, Mrs. Huepers of the Wildwood community and three others whose names were not available.
Weimar Mercury, January 5, 1945, page 1
Dorothy Marie Taylor Breithaupt
Dorothy Marie Taylor Breithaupt, 79, of Eagle Lake passed away May 12, at Methodist Hospital in Sugar Land, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born November 1, 1929 in Weimar to William H. Taylor and Mary Elizabeth Michalcik Taylor.
Dorothy was united in marriage on January 29, 1948 to E. H. “Sonny” Breithaupt, and was happily married for 57 years at the time of his death.
Dorothy was involved with the Catholic Altar Society and Parent Teachers Association when her children were in school. Family vacations were always a highlight during the summer, going to Garner State Park and Schlitterbaun. Dorothy faithfully walked daily even after she had to start using a walker in 2007; but even then she continued her daily walk. During summer months, there wasn’t a day that she didn’t go swimming for exercise; although she said she couldn’t swim very well, she could dog-paddle the entire pool.
She enjoyed taking care of her plants and flowers at her home; her hibiscus plants had the best blooms in town. Her family came first in her life and loved them very much. She really loved to go shopping with her girls!
She is survived by her daughters, Shirley Seaholm and husband, Gus, of Eagle Lake, Linda Henske and husband, Jerry, of Banquete, Texas, Connie Gertson and husband, Ralph, of Eagle Lake; son, William Carl Breithaupt of Rockdale, Texas; brother, William Taylor, Jr. and wife, Carolyn, of Buckholts, Texas; grandchildren, Kevin Henske, Tanya Henske Stivors, Gus Seaholm, Jr., Kari Seaholm Canaris, Sunny Gertson Dippel, Ralph Gertson, III, Dillan Gertson, Justin Breithaupt, Breann Breithaupt, Bradley Breithaupt, Brande Breithaupt; great-grandchildren, Tallon Canaris, Drayton Canaris, Wesley Wrobliski, Allison Henske, Wyatt Henske, Zane Henske, Tristan Stivors, Kyrstan Stivors, Anistan Stivors, Victoria Dippel; niece, Daphane Taylor Hartman of Bryan; nephews, Brice Taylor of Milano, Texas and Russell Taylor of Moody, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Ewald H. “Sonny” Breithaupt.
Services were held at Parish of the Nativity Catholic Church in Eagle Lake, Friday, May 15, at 10 a.m.
A rosary was held at Eagle Lake Funeral Home Thursday at 7 p.m. and burial took place at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Weimar.
Pallbearers were Kevin Henske, Gus Seaholm, Jr., Ralph Gertson, III, Dillan Gertson, Justin Breithaupt, Bradley Breithaupt, Brice Taylor and Russell Taylor.
Honorary Pallbearers were Stanley Kucherka, Wilbert Kucherka, Jiggs Mrazek, Ervin Michalcik and Lonnie Mrazek.
Services were under the direction of Eagle Lake Funeral Home.
Sympathy is extended to the family in their loss.
Eagle Lake Headlight, May 21st, 2009
Emil Breithaupt, 53, Buried On Christmas Eve
Funeral services for Emil Brieithaupt[sic], 53, who suffered a fatal heart attack Dec. 22, were held Sunday, December 24, at Hubbard Funeral Home, with burial in St. Michael’s Cemetery.
Rev. Frank Horak and Rev. Albert Hubertus officiated.
Mr. Breithaupt was stricken at Roadside Market, dying immediately. He had had some hart trouble about two years ago but apparently had been in good health lately.
He was an employee of Leon Hattermann’s cage egg farm and and earlier had worked for Weimar Feed & Farm Supply.
Born July 21, 1914, in the Wildwood community, he was a son of Wm. and Frieda Wienken Breithaupt. He married Miss Regina Freis on Nov. 25, 1939, and they had lived here since.
Survivors in addition to his wife are one daughter, Mrs. George Orange Jr. (Paulette Marie) of Columbus; one granddaughter, Robin Marie Orange; two brothers, William (Bill) Breithaupt of Weimar and Ewald (Sonny) Breithaupt of Eagle Lake; and eight sisters, Mrs. Frieda Mrazek of Columbus, Mrs. Joe (Meta) Hollek, Mrs. Elnora Taylor, Mrs. Norbert (Henrietta) Stech, Mrs. Ewald (Hilda) Brandt and Mrs. Richard (Olga) Kosler, all of Weimar, Mrs. W. H. (Phala) Fuller of Duncan Okla., and Mrs. George (Viola) Zabransky of Houston.
Pallbearers were Willie Mrazek, Bobby Koym, Tommy Taylor, George Heger, Wilbert Heger and Jimmy Stech.
Weimar Mercury, January 4, 1968, page 10
E. H. "Sonny" Breithaupt, 77, of Eagle Lake, passed away July 11, at Columbia Gulf Coast Medical Center in Wharton.
He was born Sept. 21, 1926 in Weimar, to William and Frieda (Wienken) Breithaupt and married Dorothy Taylor Jan. 29, 1948.
His working career included serving as a welder for the railroad, as parts manager for the Ford Motor Company in Eagle Lake for 28 years and farmed rice with local operations until retirement in 1989. He was raised in the Lutheran Church and later joined the Catholic Church and was a member of the Roman Catholic Parish of the Nativity in Eagle Lake. He was active in the Parish, Knights of Columbus, Eagle Lake Volunteer Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Frieda Mrazek and Eleanora Taylor; brothers, Bill, Reinhardt and Emil Breithaupt.
He is survived by his wife; children, Shirley Seaholm and husband, Gus of Eagle Lake, Linda Henske and husband, Jerry of Banquete, Connie Gertson and husband, Ralph Jr. of Eagle Lake, Billy Breithaupt and wife, Teresa of Rockdale; sisters, Hilda Brandt, Henrietta Stech, Olga Kosler, Meta Holleck, all of Weimar, Phala Fuller of Duncan, Okla. and Viola Zabransky of Houston; 11 grandchildren, Kari Seaholm Canaris, Gus Seaholm Jr., Kevin Henske, Tanya Henske Stivors, Sunny Marie Gertson, Ralph Gertson III, Dillan Taylor Gertson, Justin Breithaupt, Breann Breithaupt, Bradley Breithaupt and Brande Breithaupt; great grandchildren, Tallon and, Drayton Canaris, Alli and Wyatt Henske and Tristan and Kyrstan Stivors; and brother-in-law, Billy Taylor and wife, Carolyn, Rockdale.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 14, from the chapel of Dulany Funeral Home with David Bennett presiding. Military Honors and interment will follow in St. Michael's Cemetery in Weimar, under the auspices of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8783 of Eagle Lake.
Pallbearers scheduled are Kevin Henske, Ralph Gertson III, Gus Seaholm Jr., Justin Breithaupt, Dillan Gertson, Lonnie Mrazek, Chris Kucherka and Buddy Mascheck.
Honorary pallbearers are Jiggs Mrazek, Shorty Stewart, Leonard Walker, Wilbert Kucherka, Bradley Breithaupt, Alfonse Michalcik and Ervin Michalcik.
Colorado County Citizen, July 14, 2004
R. Breithaupt Funeral Held Here Oct. 11
Funeral services for Regina Breithaupt, 77, of Columbus, formerly of Weimar, were held Sunday, Oct. 11, from St. Michael Catholic Church here with burial in the parish cemetery. Father John Bily officiated.
Mrs. Breithaupt, who had worked as a nurse, died Friday, Oct. 9, at Colorado-Fayette Medical Center where she had been a patient for three weeks.
Born May 29, 1915, at Weimar, she was a daughter of Joseph and Pauline (Kainer) Freis. She was married on Nov. 25, 1939, to Emil Breithaupt, who preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 1967. She had lived in Columbus since that time. She was a member of St. Michael Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Polly Orange, a granddaughter, Robin Fleming, and a great-grand-daughter Raylean Fleming, all of Columbus; and a brother, Richard Freis of Weimar.
Serving as pallbearers were Jimmie Stech, Ted Brandt, George Zabransky, Paul Jurica, Mark Heger and Russell Heger.
The Weimar Mercury, 15 October 1992