Rockdale,TX Class of 1965
Albert Timmerman Jr
October 26, 2007
Lifelong Rockdale resident, Albert J. Timmerman Jr., 77, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007 at
Richards Memorial Hospital in Rockdale. Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29 at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev. Nilo Figur of Grace Lutheran Church in Rockdale officiating. Burial followed in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.
Mr. Timmerman was born Oct. 15, 1930 in Rockdale to Albert John Timmerman Sr. and
Willie Lee (McLeod) Timmerman. He married Edna J. Clark on June 10, 1951 in Rockdale.
He was a 1947 graduate of Rockdale High School. He was also a Vocational Agriculture
Teacher for 37 years with the Rockdale ISD from 1954 until he retired in 1991.
He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, LCMS of Rockdale and Gideons International.
Mr. Timmerman was a United States Air Force veteran having served in Air Force Reserves as a Major. He served as president of Vocational Agriculture Teachers
Association of Texas and as president of the National Vocational Agriculture Teachers
Mr. Timmerman received his bachelor of science degree from Texas A&M University on June 1, 1951 and his master of education from Texas A&M University on Aug. 24, 1956. He was a distinguished graduate of the Department of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Texas A&M.
He was preceded in death by his father, Albert J. Timmerman Jr (SIC - should be Sr.). on Nov. 7, 2001; mother, Willie Lee Timmerman on April 10, 2005; granddaughter, Valarie Ann Timmerman on June 20, 1983.
Survivors include his wife, Edna Timmerman of Rockdale; son, Robert Timmerman and
wife Karen of Austin; daughter, Diane Simecek and husband Ray of Seguin; sister, Dorothy Thaler of Rockdale; five grandchildren, Nora Starcke of New Braunfels, Brian Timmerman of Austin, Eric Timmerman of College Station, Claire Starcke of New Orleans, LA and Ashley Timmerman of College Station.
Pallbearers included Bruce Thaler, Brent Thaler, Gregory Smith, Brian Smith, Ken Clark
and Wayne Clark. Honorary pallbearers included Guy Finstad, Bill Haley, Billy Hall, Darron Kunkel, Raymond Pond, J.T. Talley, Jim Throckmorton, Mike Loftice, John Shoemake and the classmates of 1947.
Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, Rockdale, TX.
Rockdale Reporter, November 1, 2007