Ernest James Roensch went to be with the Lord July 23, 2019 at the age of 86. He was born March 30, 1933 in LaGrange, Texas to the late Willie C. and Alma Roensch.
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Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 30, 2019 from 10:00 - 10:30 am with a funeral service at 10:30 am at Grace Funeral Home, 2401 Houston Highway, Victoria. Interment will follow at Golden Sunset Cemetery, Victoria. A reception will follow at Grace Lutheran Church, 9806 NE Zac Lentz Parkway, Victoria.
Pallbearers will be Troy Roensch, Jackson Roensch, Kaldon Roensch, Scott Holster, Matt Buckert and Joe Guzman. Honorary pallbearers are Tina Bennett, Dakota Atwell, Mattie Buckert, Macie Buckert, Marlie Buckert and Kayden Mueller.
Ernest is survived by his wife of 39 years, Peggy Roensch; daughter Brenda Atwell; sons, Terry (Belinda) Roensch, Craig Roensch and Chad Roensch; step children, Scott Holster and Tina Bennett; grandchildren, Dakota Atwell, Sandy, Dustin Roensch, Scott Holster, Jr., Tracey Reed, Skylar Holster, Tasha Buckert, Tanya Bennett, Taylor Guzman and Amber Johnson; numerous great grandchildren; sister, Florence (William) Jurajda; brother, Calvin (Sharon) Roensch; brothers-in-law, Lee Roy Wenske, Ernest Peikert; brother and sister in law, Kathy and Bernard Migl; and good friends, Jerry and Edith Buzek.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sisters Edna Wenske and Amelda Peikert and step children Karen Hart and Keith Holster.
Memorial Donations may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, Victoria.
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