2015-08-13 / Obituaries

Grady Lee Stueber

Grady Lee Stueber was born on February 12, 1945 in Brenham, Texas to Grady & Louise (Jahnke) Stueber. He was baptized on September 24, 1961 at the First United Methodist Church in Giddings by Rev. Billy Browning. Grady graduated from Giddings High School in 1964 and attended Blinn College in Brenham. He was confirmed by Rev. Emil Krugler and became a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings on May 7, 1969.

Grady was united in marriage to Katherine “Kathy” Koslan on November 8, 1969 at Immanuel Lutheran Church by Rev. Emil Krugler. They moved to Austin where Grady worked for MHMR until moving back to Giddings in 1978. After returning to Giddings, Grady went to work at the Giddings State School. He also owned and operated Grady’s Western Wear in Giddings and La Grange and the Country Corner in Giddings. He retired from Giddings I.S.D. in 2011 where he had worked in the maintenance department at Giddings High School for 18 years. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings, a fan of UT Athletics and enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Grady looked forward to their family trips to Rockport where he was the unofficial mayor of Sandollar Resort. He was one of the Giddings Buffaloes Football team’s biggest fans and could always be found on the sidelines of every game. Grady will be remembered as having never met a stranger and always being able to put a smile on everyone’s face.

He passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at his home in Giddings.

Grady was preceded in death by his parents, Grady Stueber and Louise Stueber Akin; his step-father, L.D. Akin; his brother and sisterin law, Harold & Judy Stueber and his parents-inlaw, Willie & Dahlia Koslan.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Stueber of Giddings; his son and daughter-in-law, Chris & Kim Stueber of Giddings; his daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie & Jon Walther of Lincoln; five grandchildren, Preston Stueber, Hudson Grady Stueber and Dahlia Stueber all of Giddings and Toye Walther and Wyatt Walther both of Lincoln; two brothers, Jim Stueber of Rockport and Mike Stueber of Flatonia; brother-in-law, Bill Koslan & his wife, Carolyn of Giddings; two sisters-in-law, Pauline Wachsmann & her husband, Mickey of Manheim and Paulette Little & her husband, David of Giddings, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were Friday, August 7, 2015 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Giddings with Rev. Robert Tiner officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Chris, Kim, Preston, Hudson & Dahlia Stueber and Stephanie, Jon, Toye and Wyatt Walther.

Memorials may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran School Library Book Fund, 300 North Grimes, Giddings, Texas 78942, to Hospice Brazos Valley, 1048 North Jefferson Street, La Grange, Texas 78945, or to the charity of one’s choice.

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