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Teresa Vera Paetzold

November 21, 1926 April 29, 2019
Teresa Vera Paetzold
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Teresa Vera Bednorz Paetzold 92, a longtime resident of Hereford, Texas passed away Monday, April 29, 2019.

Teresa was born Nov 21, 1926 in White Deer, Texas to Sylvester and Sophia (Moraweitz) Bednorz. She married Edward “Bud” Paetzold on July 8, 1945 in McCook, Nebraska, and had been a resident of Hereford since 1945. Mrs. Paetzold was a member of St Anthony’s Catholic Church and served the community as a member of the Antonian Circle, St Anthony Guild, the Parish Advisory Board, the church cemetery committee, St Anthony’s Women Organization and the Diocesan council of Women. Teresa also worked in the church office for over 20 years and helped with clothing ministry for the migrant workers at the Labor Camp. In addition, she was on the board of directors of the Hereford Food Pantry, Volunteered at the Senior Center, Festival of Trees, and the senior thrift shop. In her spare time, Teresa enjoyed doing crafts and puzzles, and playing dominoes and bingo with family and friends.

Mrs. Paetzold is preceded in death by her husband Edward “Bud” Paetzold, her parents, her son Joe Paetzold, and 3 brothers: Charlie, Mike, and Eddie Bednorz.

Survivors include her son Larry Paetzold and wife Martha of Hereford, Texas, and their two children Jeremy (wife Michelle) Paetzold of Hereford, Texas, and Lori (husband Ian) Railey of Lubbock, Texas, her daughter Patsy Douglass and husband Scott of Annandale, Virginia, and their 2 sons Michael Douglass of Annandale, Virginia, and Daniel (wife Sabrina) Douglass of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and daughter-in-law Kathy Markley Paetzold Kuhne of Northeast, Pennsylvania, and her 4 children Jason Paetzold, Jill (Husband Pete) Reitz of Olathe, Kansas, Luke Paetzold of New York City, New York, and Abby Kuhne of Northeast, Pennsylvania. Teresa also leaves behind one brother, Fritz Bednorz of Canyon, Texas as well as 18 great-grandchildren, numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends, all of whom love and will miss her greatly.

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ at Prayer Town Immanuel, PO Box 64, Boys Ranch, TX 79010-0064

OR to : Kings Manor Methodist Retirement System at 400 Ranger St, Hereford, TX 79045

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10:00 AM 5/2/2019 10:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 5/2/2019 8:00:00 PM
Hereford Heritage Funeral Home

411 E. 6th Street
Hereford, TX 79045

Rosary/Vigil service at 6:00 pm

Hereford Heritage Funeral Home
411 E. 6th Street Hereford 79045 TX
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 5/3/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/3/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Anthony's Catholic Church

115 N 25 Mile Ave
Hereford, TX 79045

Fr. Anthony Neusch will be the Celebrant. Burial to follow at St. Anthony's Cemetery.

St. Anthony's Catholic Church
115 N 25 Mile Ave Hereford 79045 TX
United States

Cemetery Details


St Anthony's Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

402 Ranger St
Hereford, TX 79045

402 Ranger St Hereford 79045 TX
United States

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