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CAMERON—Funeral services for Edmund Adolph Pimpler, 95, of Cameron were held Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at Marek-Burns- Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron with Rev. James T. Wheeless officiating. Burial followed in Ben Arnold Cemetery in Ben Arnold.

Mr. Pimpler died Friday, Sept. 4, in a Temple retirement community.

He was born Oct. 14, 1913, in Falls County to Gustav and Martha Sitz Pimpler.

At a young age, Mr. Pimpler was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith at St. James Lutheran Church in the Vogelsang community near Ben Arnold.

He married Anita Adler on Nov. 11, 1936, at St. James Lutheran Church and she preceded him in death.

Mr. Pimpler was a custom home builder, having owned and operated a construction business. He also was a farmer and rancher.

He was a member of Christian Fellowship Church of Ben Arnold where he served as treasurer and held various positions on the council.

Mr. Pimpler was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

Survivors include two sons, Harold Gene Pimpler and wife Carol of Temple, Donald Ray Pimpler and wife Peggy of Cameron; a granddaughter, Sheila Pimpler Haddock and husband Keith of Houston; two grandsons, Donald Eric Pimpler and wife Shanon, Grant Allen Pimpler and wife Kristen, all of San Antonio; a step-granddaughter, Amy Colquette and husband Eric; and four great-grandchildren, Hunter Haddock of Houston, Whitney, Elizabeth and Jaxson Pimpler, all of San Antonio.


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