Dateline: January 5, 2006
Funeral services for Louise
Koeninger Shadle, age 101, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday,
January 3, 2006, at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom Garmon,
Pastor, and Rev. Perry Hunsacker of St. Paul United Methodist
Church in Amarillo, officiating. Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the
direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mrs. Shadle died
Saturday, December 31, 2005, in Amarillo.
She was born February 5, 1904, in Wise County, Texas, to Franz
Joseph Koeninger and Delia Bridget Conner Koeninger.
She married Thomas Marvin Shadle on May 16, 1923, in Wise County.
She, her husband, and infant daughter moved to Donley County in 1925. After a brief stint of moving from one oil field to another,
including Borger, they settled in Donley County where they farmed and
ranched for over 60 years. She
was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Clarendon.
She was preceded in
death by her only son, Joseph Marvin Shadle, on August 11, 1968; her
husband on August 3, 1988; and by her son-in-law, Ray Pittman, on June 17,
Survivors include one
daughter, LaRue Shadle Pittman of Amarillo; two grandsons, James Dennis
Shadle and wife Susie and Joe Neal Shadle and wife Raenell, all of
Clarendon; two granddaughters, Cheryl Shadle Fox of Canyon and Barbara
Shadle Williams of Clarendon; twelve great grandchildren; and 19 great
Casket bearers were
Brad Shadle, Che Shadle, Michael Shadle, Jeremy Hand, Roy Williams III,
Josey Shadle, Joshua Williams, and James Christopher Williams.
The family request
memorials be to the Citizens Cemetery Association, PO Box 669, Clarendon,
Texas 79226-0669 or to the First United Methodist Church, PO Box 157,
Clarendon, Texas 79226-0157.
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