Ila B. Traxler, 91, of Winnie, Texas, passed away at the Arboretum of Winnie, on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. She was born on July 22, 1929, in Galveston, Texas, to the late William Frank and Frona Eunice Evans Skipper. After graduating from Hull Daisetta High School, she went on to attend business school in Beaumont, Texas. Ila worked for many years as a bank teller and was devoted to her profession.
Ila was a member of the First Baptist Church Anahuac where she served on WMU and a former member of the First Baptist Church in Karnes City, Texas. Ila was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to many. She will be missed deeply by all who knew and loved her.
Ila was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband W.A. Traxler; her siblings Arthur Skipper, J.B. Skipper, Eugenia Minter and Joseph Skipper. She leaves behind to cherish her loving memory, her children Kathy Kreuzer and husband Monroe of Anahuac and Pat Traxler and wife Dottie of Karnes City; her numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a host of other loving relatives and friends.
Honoring the family by serving as pallbearers will be Michael Kreuzer, Michael Anthony DiMaggio, Anthony DiMaggio, Kyle Kreuzer, Foster Kreuzer and Ethan Traxler.
A graveside service and committal will be held at 9:30 AM on Saturday, August 15, 2020, at the gazebo located in Anahuac Cemetery on FM 563 in Anahuac, with Pastor Pat Traxler officiating.