Justina Peters Bluntzer



Justina Peters BluntzerAfter an illness extending several weeks, Mrs. Justina Bluntzer, member of one of the most prominent families of South Texas, died at ten oclock last night at the ranch home at Bluntzer, twenty miles west of the city. For the past two weeks Mrs. Bluntzer had been quite critically ill and it had been realized that death might be expected. Illegible

Mrs. Bluntzer was 79 years of age, and a pioneer resident of Nueces County, having resided in this immediate section for more than a half-century. She was widely known for her many acts of philanthropy and charity.

She is survived by three sons, Vincent Bluntzer, a prominent banker and cattleman, Joe Bluntzer county tax collector and John Bluntzer, stockman.

The funeral will be held this afternoon at 2 oclock from the Ranch home. A number of Corpus Christians will go to the home to attend the services.

Photo from the Robert D. Bluntzer Collection

Corpus Christi Caller & Daily Herald
Dec. 13, 1916
Page 3 col. 4

Research: Msgr. Michael A. Howell
Transcription: 10/30/02