Obituary— Alan Hassenflu
Alan Hassenflu, 84, of Boerne, Texas passed away on January 18, 2022 at Methodist Main Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. He was born November 14, 1937 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and was the youngest son of John Hassenflu and Margaret Blount Morrow. His family moved to San Angelo, Texas when he was 2 years old, and Alan continued to live in West Texas for the remainder of his childhood. He grew up in Fort Stockton, Texas and then continued on to high school at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell, New Mexico (NMMI). Upon graduation from here, he went on to college at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas.
Alan returned to West Texas after two years of studies and went to work for his father, owner of West Texas Communications Phone Company. This is where he met and married the love of his life, Charlotte Holmes in 1960, and they settled in Van Horn, Texas to begin their married life and start a family.
Alan was an entrepreneur and businessman at heart, and over the course of his professional life in West Texas, he owned car dealerships in Van Horn and Alpine, Texas and owned a Rodeway Inn in Van Horn, Texas. In the late 1980’s, Alan and Charlotte moved to the hill country where they lived and eventually retired in Boerne, Texas. Alan owned a mini storage business in addition to helping Charlotte manage and maintain numerous apartment developments in the Boerne area.
Alan is survived by two sons; Alan Hassenflu Jr. and his wife Cherie of Houston, Scott Hassenflu and partner Jonathan Marquardt of Sacramento, California; 3 grandchildren, Stephen and his wife Jaca, Kevin and Heather and one great grandson, Hans. He was preceded in death by his wife Charlotte, youngest son Eric, parents and two older siblings.
Services were held at 11:30 January 24th at Ebensberger-Fisher Funeral Home in Boerne; 111 Rosewood Avenue. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to help a cause dear to Alan, who was a lover of animals. Please contact Kendall County Animal Shelter, 702 FM 289, Comfort, Texas 78013. 830-537-3430. Inquiries to [email protected]