Hi. This is Pastor Heitshusen of St. Mark Lutheran with several important funeral and memorial service announcements.

This week the Lord has taken to Himself four individuals – some St. Mark members, others parents of members; including:

  1. Marvin Wiede, father of Joy Hamrick
  2. Mildred Melcher, mother of Larry and Danny Melcher and Linda Leitko
  3. Jim Richardson, father of Alan Richardson, and
  4. Ann Archer, mother of Bruce and Jo Ann Raschke
Service for Marvin Wiede will be out of town at the end of February.

Visitation with the family of Mildred Melcher will be today, Wednesday, January 28, in Giddings. A funeral service for Mildred will be at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Manheim, Texas, tomorrow, January 29, at 10:00 a.m. with a graveside service in Houston at Memorial Oaks Cemetary at I-10 and Eldridge at 3:00 p.m., also tomorrow.

A memorial service for Jim Richardson will take place at Waltrip Funeral Home on Campbell on Friday, January 30, at 10:00 a.m.

Visitation with the family of Ann Archer will take place at Waltrip Funeral Home on Campbell today, Wednesday, January 28 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. A funeral service will take place for Ann tomorrow, January 29 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mark.

Please keep the Wiede, Melcher, Richardson, and Archer families in your prayers during this difficult time.

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God bless your day.
For God’s glory, Christ Jesus’ praise, and your edification.
St. Mark Lutheran Church & School, Houston, TX

Author: Scott Heitshusen

Lutheran (LC-MS) pastor in Sealy, Texas. Amazing wife, Jennifer, since 1991. Two sons, Daniel (b.1999) and Ben (b.2001). Ben has Down syndrome. Wonderful daughter-in-law, Rachel, since 2020. Jesus. Family. Others. Passionate about abolishing sex trafficking.

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