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2010-12-02 / Obituaries

Glenn Howard Marburger

October19,1935- November27,2010

Glenn passed away unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, November 27, 2010.

Glenn Howard Marburger was born on October 19, 1935 in Lincoln, Texas to Herman Marburger Jr. & Dora (Michalk) Marburger. He graduated from Giddings High School in 1954 and was united in marriage to Eudoris Urban on September 24, 1960 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln. Glenn retired from Southern Pacific Railroad after 20 years of service. He was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln where he had served in many positions and on several committees and boards. Glenn was also a member of the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation Board of Directors, the Lee County Historical Society, the Lincoln Volunteer Fire Department, a former director of the West Yegua Wildlife Management Association, served on the Bluebonnet Electric Nominating Committee and was the Honorary Mayor of Lincoln. He enjoyed cooking, gardening, hunting, fishing, reading and collecting antiques and other “treasures”. Glenn was a great storyteller and never knew a stranger.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman & Dora Marburger Jr.

Glenn is survived by his wife of 50 years, Eudoris Marburger of Lincoln; his son and daughter-inlaw, James & Lois Marburger of Lexington; his daughter and sonin law, Susan & Stephen Schulze of Bryan; six grandchildren, Kathryn Marburger of College Station, Jeffrey Marburger of College Station, Adam Schulze of Bryan, Hannah Schulze of Bryan, Todd Schulze of Bryan and William Schulze of Bryan; sister and brother-in-law, Jane & George Pohorelsky of Giddings; three sisters in-law, Dolores Barnett of Albany, Clarice Urban of Austin and Ruth Brotherman and husband, Ron of Austin as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services for Glenn Marburger, 75 of Lincoln, Texas, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Visitation was held Monday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 7:00 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. The Marburger family was present for visitation Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Serving as pallbearers will be Floyd Urban, Herbie Mitschke, Eugene Schimank, Edward Market, Steven Pohorelsky and David Pohorelsky.

Memorials may be made to the St. John Lutheran Church Tuition Assistance Fund, 1012 Private Road 8012, Giddings, Texas 78942 or the charity of one’s choice.

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