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2010-09-16 / Obituaries

Katherine “Katie” Irene Dube

August 23, 1915 - September 9, 2010

Katie passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2010 at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange.

Katherine Irene Zschech Dube was born on August 23, 1915 in Fedor, Texas to Gustav Adolf & Ester (Iselt) Zschech. She was baptized on September 5, 1915 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor, Texas and confirmed there as well on March 24, 1929. Katie was united in marriage to Carl Edwin Dube on April 17, 1938 also at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fedor. She was a loving and devoted homemaker who enjoyed playing bridge and 42, sewing, cooking and quilting. Katie was a member of the LWML at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, the Lutheran Braille Workers and the Giddings Bridge Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, Walter, Monroe and Arnold and a sister, Amanda Zschech.

Katie is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles & Vivian Dube of Manheim and James & Susan Dube of Mobile, Alabama; four grandchildren, Charis Sharp & husband, Rob of Seattle, Washington, Charles Parker Dube & wife, Cara of Mobile, Alabama, Anna Dube of Portland, Oregon and Elizabeth Weaver & husband, Stephan of Mobile, Alabama; five great grandchildren, James & Katherine Weaver of Mobile, Reese & Parker Dube of Mobile and Robert “Rab” Sharp of Seattle; brother, Edwin & Leola Zschech of Spring; two sisters-inlaw, Erna Patschke of Fedor and Ruth Bass of Round Rock; brother-in-law, Herbert Dube of Fedor as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Katherine “Katie” Dube, 95 of Manheim, Texas, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Manheim, Texas with Rev. Herb Keistman officiating. Graveside services immediately followed at the Giddings City Cemetery with Rev. Walter Dube officiating. Visitation was held Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. The family was present for visitation Saturday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Memorials may be made to Ebenezer Lutheran Church or the charity of one’s choice.

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