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2012-07-19 / Obituaries

Gladys Boriack Frosch

March 29, 1931 - July 9, 2012

Mrs. Frosch passed away the afternoon of Monday, July 9, 2012 in Georgetown, Texas.

Gladys Boriack Frosch was born on March 29, 1931 in Lincoln, Texas to Paul & Irene (Umlang) Boriack. She was baptized on April 5, 1931 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln by Rev. R. Osthoff and united in marriage to Leroy Frosch on June 10, 1950 by Rev. H.A. Stroebel at St. John Lutheran Church. Gladys was a hairdresser and owned and operated Harold’s Hair Fashions in Houston for several years. She retired as a salesperson for PCA International in Houston in 1986 and moved back to the family farm in Lincoln. She was an active member of St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln where she had been a member of the Ladies Aid and also volunteered with the Lutheran Braille Workers. Gladys had enjoyed quilting, cooking, baking and gardening.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul & Irene Boriack; her husband of 58 years, Leroy; her son, Paul Frosch and two sisters, Mildred Fischer and Norma Sanders.

Gladys is survived by her four sons, Rodney Frosch of Houston, Bryan Frosch & his wife, Brenda of Spring, Kenneth Frosch of Lincoln and Dana Frosch of Pearland; two daughters, Cindy Estes & her husband, Tom of Florence and Terisa Frosch of Humble; grandson, Adam Estes & his wife, Ashley of Andrews; granddaughters, Teri Champlin & her husband, Billy of Killeen, Jennifer Frosch of Bedias and Anna Frosch of Spring; great grandchildren, Bailey, Paige, & Aiden Champlin of Killeen, Kylie King of Andrews, Lanie Estes of Andrews and Samantha Frosch of Bedias; sister, Elinor Fischer of Houston, as well as numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 13, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Church in Lincoln with Rev. Dale Bohm officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Eugene Fischer, Clayton Fischer, Stanley Fischer, Mario Garza, Michael Frosch and Douglas Frosch. Honorary pallbearers were all of her nephews.

Memorials may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 1012 Private Road 8012, Giddings, TX 78942-9263, the Talking Book Program at the Texas State Library, P.O. Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711- 2927, the Lutheran Braille Workers, P.O. Box 5000, Yucaipa, CA 92399 or to the charity of one’s choice.

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