Erna Hildegard Roedig Buckels

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BucklesErna Hildegard Roedig Buckels was born March 19, 1926 to Klara Meinel Roedig and Franz Joseph Roedig in Klingenthal /Saxony, Germany.  She began her education there and then when her family moved to Grimma she began her training in the banking business.
Erna is preceded in death by her parents and her brother Heinz.  She is survived by her husband of 59 years Fred Buckels, her daughter Evelyn Baldauf and husband Gary, her daughter Elaine Damewood and husband Larry.  She is survived by her sister Gerda Freeman and husband Mack, her brother Lothar Roedig and wife Imgard, her brother Werner Roedig and wife Inge.  She is survived by her grandson Michael Baldauf, wife Megan and great-grandson Caleb, grandson Christopher Baldauf, wife Samantha and great-grandchildren Elliot and Chloe, grandson Matthew Metcalf, wife Jacque and great-grandchildren Bella and Alyssa, grandson Mark Metcalf and fiancée Mallory Tillotson and grandson Ryan Metcalf.
The visitation for Erna was held Monday, December 21, 2015 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at Clayton Funeral Home, 5530 W. Broadway, Pearland, Texas 77581.  The funeral service took place Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 10:00 am at the funeral home with Pastor Brian Gigee officiating.  Interment followed at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston, Texas.  Online condolences may be left for the family at

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