August Louis Schulle


August Louis Schulle, 87, of Westhoff passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014. 
He was born January 7, 1927, in DeWitt County to the late Christian William and Christina Spellman Schulle. He married the love of his life, Hazel Wisian, on October 25, 1953 in Cuero at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. August served in the U.S. Army Infantry from 1945-1947. He was a lifelong member of St. John Lutheran Church and a former Council Member. August received many awards including Cuero Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Achievement in 1993, DeWitt County Soil Water Conservation District Award of Merit in 1991, DeWitt County SWCD Resident Conservation Rancher in 1995, DeWitt County SWCD Outstanding Conservation Farmer in 1959, and Lions International Comeback Farmer in 1964. He also served on the Board for DeWitt County Soil Water Conservation District, Westhoff ISD School Board, DeWitt County Producers Board of Directors, and Coastal Bend Pork Producers Association Board of Directors.
He is survived by his sons, Raymond Schulle and his wife, Glynda, of Cuero and William Schulle of Westhoff; sisters, Norma Landgrebe (Erwin) of Tynan, Elna Grube of Cuero, and Larine Rickman of Victoria; and grandchildren, Wesley A. Schulle of Cuero and Christina Schulle Sherman (Andrew) of Victoria.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter, Darlene Schulle; sister, Henrietta King; and brothers, Waldemar, Rudolph, and Erwin Schulle.
Visitation will be held Sunday, June 8, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Freund Funeral Home. Services will be held Monday, June 9, 2014, 10 a.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Westhoff with Pastor Mike Robinson officiating. Interment will follow at Westhoff Cemetery.
Pallbearers include Robert Kainer, David Farris, Darrel Foster, Billy Niemeier, Thomas Stepanski, and David Nietsche. Honorary pallbearers will be Roland Tieken, Wesley Schulle, Andrew Sherman, Ed Mann, and Don Schulle.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church Building Fund.
You may sign the guest book or send condolences at
Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.
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