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2009-11-26 / Obituaries

Marvin Lee Hohle

April 19, 1928 - November 23, 2009

Funeral services for Marvin Hohle, 81 of Giddings, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at the Giddings City Cemetery.

Marvin passed away early Monday morning at his home in Giddings.

Marvin Lee Hohle was born on April 19, 1928 in Houston, Texas to John Emil & Mathilda (Fritsche) Hohle. He was baptized on May 6, 1928 by Rev. J.W. Behnken and confirmed in the Lutheran faith on March 29, 1942 by Rev. Oliver R. Harms. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and received an Honorable Discharge in 1949. Marvin was united in marriage to Rosalie Kasper on August 12, 1950 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas by Rev. Edwin Keiper. He was a retired supervisor with the Houston Independent School District as well as a Reserve Officer with the Harris County Sheriff’s Department. Marvin was a 50 year member of the American Legion, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of the Sheriff’s Association of Texas. He enjoyed playing the guitar, singing and making barbeque.

Marvin was preceded in death by his parents and a son-in-law, David Hayes.

He is survived by his wife, Rosalie Hohle of Giddings; three children, Maurina “Mia” Hayes of Giddings, Alan & Shirley Hohle of Houston and Brian & Lisa Hohle of Paige; seven grandchildren, Brock & Andrea Cooper of Colorado, Landon Hayes of Giddings, Rebecca Hayes of Giddings, Samuel Hohle of Houston, Matthew Hohle of Houston, Morgan Hunter Hohle of Paige and Mikayla Hohle of Paige; 2 great grandchildren, Andreus Cooper of Colorado and Janis Cooper of Colorado; brother, Leroy & Carol Hohle of Giddings as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Landon Hayes, Morgan Hohle, Sam Hohle, Matt Hohle, Fred Luecke and Craig Kasper.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 1048 North Jefferson, La Grange, Texas 78945 or to the Giddings Area Food Pantry, 600 Sunrise, Giddings, Texas 78942 or to the charity of one’s choice.

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