Colleen Guess


Colleen Schneider Guess, 82, of Lockhart, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2011.

Colleen was born Feb. 27, 1929, to F.A. and Pauline Schneider in Lockhart, Texas, where she graduated high school. She received a Bachelor of Science in Education from Southwest Texas State Teacher’s College in 1950 and obtained her master’s degree from Sul Ross University in 1977. She retir

ed in 1987 after teaching math for 27 years at Tivy High School in Kerrville, Texas, and was a long-standing member of Hermann Sons.

Colleen was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Benjamin R. Guess, Jr.

She is survived by her older brother, Jack Schneider, of Lockhart; daughters, Pam Byas, and Susan Whitenack and her husband, Bob, all of Austin; son, John Guess and his wife, Christy, of Houston; and grandchildren: Jena Byas, Kelly and John Whitenack, and Alex and Courtney Guess.

Services were scheduled to be held at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Lockhart, Texas, on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at 2 p.m.

All arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 South Main, Lockhart, Texas. (512)398-2343.


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