Obituary

Maurice Frederick Granville, Jr.

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Maurice "Butch" Granville, Jr., passed away on May 14, 2018 at his home in Camden, Maine, at the age of 102. Maurice was a graduate of the University of Texas and M.I.T. He had a 41 year career with Texaco, beginning as a student engineer and working his way up to Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.

Maurice was a member of Branch III [Dorothea Hulda von Rosenberg > Carl Johannes von Rosenberg > Johannes Carl von Rosenberg > Peter Carl Johann von Rosenberg].

James Andrew Cartwright, Jr.

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We extend our deepest condolences to the Drew and Darlyn Cartwright family on the unexpected loss of their son, James, which came quickly on the heels of the death of his grandfather, Glenn von Rosenberg. James Cartwright passed away on May 8, 2018. He was born in Houston, Texas, in 1985.

James was a member of Branch VII [Darlyn Ann von Rosenberg > Glenn Arthur von Rosenberg > Arthur Julius von Rosenberg > Walter Albert von Rosenberg > Carl August Walter von Rosenberg > Peter Carl Johann von Rosenberg].

Sheri Lynn Meerscheidt and Brandon Lee Meerscheidt

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Sheri Meerscheidt passed away on October 26, 2017 in Corpus Christi. Sheri was born Sheri Lynn Zimmermann in Waukesha, Wisconsin in 1947.

Sheri's grandson, Brandon Lee Meerscheidt passed away on February 24, 2017 from injuries sustained in a mountain climbing accident in southwestern Virginia.

Jesse James Meerscheidt is the husband of Sheri. Jeremy James Meerscheidt is Brandon's father. Our condolences to the Jesse and Jeremy Meerscheidt families.

Brandon and Sheri were members of Branch V [Jesse James Meerscheidt > Alexander Otto Meerscheidt > Paul Meerscheidt > Amanda Karoline von Rosenberg > Peter Carl Johann von Rosenberg].

Glenn Arthur von Rosenberg

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It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Glenn von Rosenberg of Waco, Texas. Glenn will be well known to many in the von Rosenberg family, especially to attendees of the annual reunions. Glenn has been instrumental in the keeping the spirit of the reunion alive for several decades. He will be deeply missed, but his legacy will continue.

Glenn was a member of Branch VII [Arthur Julius von Rosenberg > Walter Albert von Rosenberg > Carl August Walter von Rosenberg > Peter Carl Johann von Rosenberg].

Ted Gerard Campbell

Ted Gerard Campbell, son of Forrest and Anita Campbell, passed away on 4 September 2017 at the age of 64 in Kerrville, Texas. Ted never married. He was a member of Branch V [Russell Leroy Campbell > Anna Bozena Campbell (nee Meerscheidt) > Paul Meerscheidt > Amanda Karoline von Rosenberg > Peter Carl Johann von Rosenberg].

Gary Ferel Hodge

Gary Ferel Hodge passed away on September 19, 2017 in Mérida, Mexico at the age of 79. Gary is a member of Branch IV [William Elgin Hodge > Lula Belle Adams > Eugenia Concordia von Rosenberg > Carl Eugen von Rosenberg > Peter Carl von Rosenberg].

Dora Ann Willis

We are saddened to report the death of Dora Ann Willis, widow of Ross Warren Willis of Branch I. Dora Ann Willis was a long time resident of Montrose, Colorado.

Ross Warren Willis’s von Rosenberg lineage is through his mother as follows; Ross Warren Willis (1921-2013) > Augusta Frances von Rosenberg (1883-1970) > Carl Wilhelm von Rosenberg, Jr. (1850-1918) > Carl Wilhelm von Rosenberg (1821 - 1901) > Peter Carl Johann von Rosenberg.

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Stuart Meerscheidt

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Stuart Meerscheidt passed away in his hometown of Las Cruces, New Mexico, on June 2nd at the age of 91. We extend our condolences to the family of this World War II veteran and avid New Mexico State Aggies fan.

Hildegard Wupperman Lindsay

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Hilde Lindsay passed away on Easter Sunday, 2017. Our condolences to the Lindsay family.

Hilda’s lineage is through her mother: Elisabeth Marie von Rosenberg (1880-1967) > Ernst Johann von Rosenberg (1852-1915) > Carl Wilhelm von Rosenberg (1821 - 1901) > Peter Carl Johann von Rosenberg.




Ann Marie Campbell Juranek

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In her sister's words: "My favorite sister (and vice versa) Ann Marie Campbell Juranek, lost her fight with a Glioblastoma brain tumor on Sunday, Oct 2nd, 2016 peacefully at home.  She is now with our parents up in Heaven looking down over us." — Carol Campbell

Robert and Clara Miller

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After sixty years of marriage Robert von Rosenberg Miller, DVM, and Clara "Beth" (Alsobrook) Miller passed away within 25 hours of each other in early February. Services were held in Ballinger on February 11th. They were members of Branch III. Our deepest condolences are extended to the family.

Virginia von Rosenberg Lane

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Virginia von Rosenberg Lane passed away on September 10th and was laid to rest in Austin's Capital Parks Cemetery. She was a member of Branch I, the only child of Ralph William von Rosenberg and Eula Irene Myers von Rosenberg. Her obituary can be found at http://wcfish.tributes.com/obituary/show/Virginia-Ann-Lane-103937121.

Death of Hendley Edgar Tomlinson, Jr.

We are saddened to report the passing of Hendley Edgar Tomlinson, Jr., on December 8, 2015, at the age of 88. Hensley, Jr., was the son of Hendley Edgar and Alma Julie von Rosenberg Tomlinson of Branch III. He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Melfi Tomlinson, in 2011 and his sister Metta Tomlinson Lansdale in 2001. He is survived by his son, Richard Tomlinson.