Edward J. Zuber, 83, of Cuero passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. He was born April 20, 1936 in Westhoff to the late August and Pauline Henkes Zuber. He married Elberta Pape on Feb. 9, 1963 in Yorktown. He worked for Fred Hansen and Gus Cage raising turkeys and also was a rancher for Errol J. Dietze. Papaw’s highlights were his grandkids and great-grandkids - Haylee, Cason, Haden, Hansen, Riley and Reagan.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elberta; daughters, Kim (Donald Kuecker, Karen (Richard) Filip and Kathy Mraz; grandchildren, Jason Kuecker, Ashley Mraz, Bradley (Lauren) Kuecker, Colton (Jessica) Filip, Carly (Anthony) Schons and Trace Zuber.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Kent Zuber; grandson, Hunter Mraz; sister, Agnes Cielencki; and brother, John Zuber.
Pallbearers include Jason Kuecker, Bradley Kuecker, Colton Filip, Trace Zuber, Ronnie Cook and Anthony Schons.
Honorary Pallbearers include Hunter Mraz, Donald Kuecker, Richard Filip, Charles Grahmann, Dennis Grahmann, Oscar Grahmann, Ronnie Slovacek, Michael Zuber and Victor Galindo.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 2, 5-7 p.m. at Freund Funeral Home with a rosary to be recited at 6:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held Friday, Jan. 3, 10 a.m. at Freund Funeral Home with Deacon Leo Sharron officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Yorktown.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Donor’s Choice.
You may sign the guestbook or send condolences at www.freundfuneralhome.com.
Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.