2017-05-04 / Obituaries

Irene Agnes Schulze

Funeral services for Irene Schulze, 93, of Giddings, were held on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau, Texas with Rev. Garrett Smith officiating.

Irene Agnes Schulze was born on August 15, 1923 in Harris County, Texas to Julius H. & Emma Rose (Krinnell) Theiss. She was united in marriage to Arthur Alvin Schulze on July 4, 1948. This union was blessed with one child, Betty Jean. Irene worked at Houston Textile for 20 years and then worked for Invader Boats of Giddings for 19 years. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Loebau where she was in the Ladies Aid and Braille group. Irene loved to sew. In fact, when her granddaughters were little, she made all their clothes. She loved to work in her yard and in her garden. Her favorite TV shows which she watched daily even up to her last days were the Bold and the Beautiful and the Wheel of Fortune. She loved watching all sports, especially baseball. Her greatest love was watching her grand kids play ball. She loved each of them and was so very proud of them. It was so apparent in her smile.

Irene passed away the morning of Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Giddings Residence and Rehabilitation Center in Giddings.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and two sisters, Mildred (Millie) Stewart and Johanna (Jody) Braunagel.

She is survived by her daughter, Betty Jean Beisert and her husband, Alfred of Giddings; three granddaughters, Lisa Iselt and her husband, Dan of Lexington, Kimberly Bexley and her husband, Kerry of Lexington, and Renee Dodd and her husband, James of Lexington; eight great grandchildren, Kay Latimer and her husband, Caleb of Lexington, Kara Iselt and fiance, Cory Harris of Lexington, Larissa Abshire of Hutto, Allyson Abshire of Lexington, Colby Bexley of Lexington, Jaimee Dodd of Lexington, Amanda Williams and her husband Michael of Lexington, and Hailey Rodgers and her husband, Blane of Lexington; seven great great grandchildren, Owen Rhodus of Lexington, Cole Latimer of Lexington, Cash Latimer of Lexington, Mia Jackson of Hutto, Tyner Williams of Lexington, Brantlee Rodgers of Lexington, and Mylee Rodgers of Lexington; two sisters, Carrie Viningre of Tomball and Grace Robilio of La Grange, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers were Dan Iselt, James Dodd, Kerry Bexley, Colby Bexley, Wesley Stewart, and Tim Braunagel.

Memorials may be made to the Christ Lutheran Church Building Fund, 4654 County Road 114, Lincoln, Texas 78948 or to a charity of one’s choice.

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