Siegfried Eugene Golsch, 83, of Hallettsville, passed away Aug. 15, 2013. He was born on Dec. 27, 1929 to Theo A. & Mary Hessler Golsch in Lavaca County, TX. He married Mary Barton on Sept. 20, 1959 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Koerth. He was a member of the V.F.W., Catholic Financial Life, Young Framers of America, 51 years on the Board of San Bernard Electric Coop, and Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Hallettsville.
Siegfried was a veteran of the Korean War. During his service, he received the Korean Service Medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, the United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, and the Good Conduct Medal.
Siegfried is survived by: his wife Mary of 53 years; son Dennis Golsch & wife Tessa of Cibolo, TX; daughter Jennifer Golsch of Hallettsville; brother Ted Golsch & wife Lyda of Bulverde,TX; 3 sisters, Beatrice “Bea” Wyatt & husband Hubbard of Hallettsville, Evelyn Cernoch of Weimar, and Gertrude “Gertie” Shimek & husband Roman of Hallettsville; and 2 grandchildren, Dane & Tory Golsch.
Siegfried was preceded in death by: his parents, sister Irene Carley, brother Hilbert Golsch, and brother-in-law August Cernoch.
Funeral Mass Service: 10 am, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Hallettsville. Visitation: 4 pm, Friday, at Kubena Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 pm, Friday, at Kubena Funeral Home. Officiate: Rev. Daniel Danson. Memorials: Sacred Heart Catholic School, or Donor’s Choice. Burial: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.