Victoria Advocate
January 28, 1999

Kerrville -- Bernice Arnecke, 74, of Kerrville and formerly of Yorktown, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999.

She was born Aug. 7, 1924, in Yorktown, to the late pioneers of DeWitt County, Gus Fredrick and Emily Peters Baacke. She was a baby sitter for 42 years in Kerrville and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.

Survivors: husband, Melvin Fritz Arnecke of Nordheim; daughter, Patricia Kozielski of Nordheim; sister, Lorina Franke of Yorktown; brothers, Milton Baacke and Roman Baacke, both of Yorktown, and Hayden Baacke of Weesatche; and two grandsons.

Preceded in death by: brothers, Garland Baacke, Virgil Baacke and Alois Baacke.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Kerrville Funeral Home chapel.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church in Kerrville, the Rev. Douglas McBryde officiating.

Burial will be at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Kerrville.

Kerrville Funeral Home, Kerrville, (830) 895-5111. Memorials: Zion Lutheran Church building fund.

Posted by Roland Beausoleil