Clifton Jake Friesenhahn

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Clifton J. Friesenhahn 86 of New Braunfels, Texas died May 2, 2023 at his home. Clifton was born on January 31, 1937 in Marion, Texas to Jacob and Pauline Friesenhahn. He graduated from New Braunfels High School. He then served in the US Navy on the USS Lexington for two years. He worked as an automotive mechanic, taught Automotive Mechanics at New Braunfels High School for two years. He then reached his goal of owning his own repair shop and ran that business for over 50 years. Clifton is survived by his loving wife Connie Friesenhahn, his son and daughter-in-law Darrell and Donna Friesenhahn , his daughter and son-in-law Debi and Monte Althaus, grandchildren Nicole Clark and husband James, Monique Grant and husband Brad, Kristin Althaus and Halie Curtis and husband Colton. He also had 4 great grandchildren Codi Clark, Adelaide Grant, Graelyn Curtis and Gresset Curtis. Clifton was preceded in death by both his parents, his infant son Joseph Jacob Friesenhahn and Sister Betty Lou Council. Visitation is set for Sunday, May 7, 2023 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm with the rosary at 6:30 at Lux Funeral Home in New Braunfels, Texas. Funeral service will be Monday, May 8, 2023 at 2:00 pm at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in New Braunfels, Texas followed by graveside service at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery. Memorials can be made to St. Joseph Chapel at Comal, St Peter and Paul Catholic School Charitable Trust (PO Box 310809, New Braunfels, TX 78131), or Hope Hospice.

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  1. We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ Lux Funeral Home & Cremation Services

  2. Our deepest sympathies upon your loss. May he rest in peace.

    Bobby & Donna (Erben) Durst

  3. We are very sorry for your loss. Clifton was a wonderful man and a great asset to our community. We will pray you all have peace and comfort at this difficult time.
    Kay Stahl Schwarzlose
    Jeff Schwarzlose

  4. Our prayers and condolences go out to the family for the loss of Clifton. He was a great man who will be missed for his was a life of service and excellence to our community.
    May he rest in peace.

  5. We are so sorry for your loss and will be praying for you. Clifton was an original and we loved him and will miss him greatly. May your memories of his precious life bring you comfort.

  6. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our prayers. New Braunfels lost a good man.

    Steven Digges

  7. We are very sorry to hear of your loss. Clifton was an honest and honorable man. He was our family’s mechanic for three generations. We trusted him explicitly. We will miss him deeply.

    Williams Family

  8. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. He was a kind gentle sole. He will be missed.

  9. We send our heartfelt condolences to you Connie, Darrell and Donna, Debi and Monte and to the grandchildren. I was so sad to hear of Clifton’s passing. He looked so good when I saw him at rehab. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. May your hearts soon be filled with memories together as you celebrate a life well lived , he was great friend to have known

  11. Our condolences and prayers for you & the families loss.
    Clifton was a great man, friend & auto mechanic. May he Rest In Peace. 🙏❤️🙏

  12. Sending my condolences to the family. Clifton was such an honest and good man. May you find peace in knowing how much he meant to the New Braunfels community.

  13. Cliff was my first employer.Great person as well as a great honest mechanic.He also worked on my parents vehicles. Condolenscenses to Connie and the family.RIP Cliff

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