Charles Edward Sebesta Sr.

February 10, 1931October 24, 2018

Charles Edward Sebesta Sr., age 87, passed peacefully on October 24, 2018 in Temple, TX. He was born in Marlin, TX on February 10, 1931 to Joseph and Helen Sebesta. He is survived by his devoted companion of 43 years, Delores Rosenfelder, her daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Walter Makowski. He is also survived by three sons, Charles, James, and Mark; their mother and his former spouse, June “Ginger” Sebesta; three grandsons and their wives, Jon and Sandra, Robert and Allie, and Coby; five much adored great-grandchildren, and his loving sister and nephew, Nadine and William Lindsay. After graduating from Texas A&M in 1952 with a degree in Journalism, he joined the US Army, where he served for two years, and the US Army Reserves for 26 years, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He later worked as an Advertising Account Executive at The Temple Daily Telegram, for 39 years. He was a faithful member of Kendrick Lane Baptist church in Waco, TX.He enjoyed music, movies, trivia, and travel. He visited all 50 states. An avid fan of Aggie football, he never missed a game. His family and friends remember his zest for life, humor, abiding faith, and gracious nature. A graveside service will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Marlin, TX Monday, October 29, 2018 at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers, gifts can be made in memory of Charles to:Texas A&M – The Association on Former Students, 401 George Bush Dr, College Station, TX 77848. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Sebesta family.


  • Graveside Service Monday, October 29, 2018

Charles Edward Sebesta Sr.

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Nadine Lindsay

October 28, 2018

I love you Sonny! Deanie, sister
(Gig’em Aggies!)
What I remember most about Sonny was his warm and inviting big Texas smile! William, nephew