Della Mae Louisa (Giese) Lehmann

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Della Mae Louisa (Giese) Lehmann, of Warda died Jan. 5, 2014 at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange. A lifetime resident of Warda, Della Mae was born on May 20, 1926, the daughter of Louis A. Geise and Adelia (Falke) Giese. She was baptized on June 13,  1926 by Rev. G. Buchschacker and confirmed on April 2, 1939 by Rev. Paul C. Eifert. She  attended Holy Cross LutheranSchool, grades 1 through 8, and attended La Grange High School where she was a  member of the class of 1944. She married Robert Lehmann on Feb. 8, 1948 in Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda.
Della Mae “Granny” was a loving and compassionate lady who always tried to look her best. She was an avid La Grange Leopard fan and took great pride in her two sons and grandsons graduating from Texas A&M University. “Granny” loved fishing especially her trips to the coast with Roy and Ruth Lehmann and the late Fred and Mabel Kasper. Her trip to  Europe with Arnold and Evelyn Kasper was one of the highlights of her life. She was a charter member of the Warda EH Club, a charter member of the Holy Cross Ladies’ Aid and a member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Choir. Her hobbies included sewing and gardening, but her greatest passion was painting. Her paintings have been given and bought
by many friends and family. She is survived by her husband of 65 years; two sons: David Lehmann and wife, Linda,
of Warda; Douglas Lehmann and wife, Lorie, of Warda; two grandsons: Justin Lehmann and wife, Brenda, of College Station; Aaron Lehmann and wife, Calli, of Ridgecrest, Calif.; three great-grandchildren: Chase, Bailey and Marley and anticipation of a fourth great grandchilddue in April; three sisters-inlaw: Gladys Giese of Warda; Odell Lehmann of Pflugerville; Adelia Zoch of Giddings; her special little grand dog, Goldie; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Adelia; in-laws, Herman and Hulda Lehmann; brother, Leslie Giese; brothers-in-law, John and Arthur Lehmann; sisters-in-law, Ruby Sommers and Lorine Lehmann. Visitation was held on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home. Family will receive friends on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 600 FM 1482 in Warda at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery.  Pallbearers are Justin Lehmann, Aaron Lehmann,Kenneth Lehmann, Curtis 
Wedgeworth, Wayne Kunze and George Berry. Honorary pallbearers are Johnny Kirtley, Darrell Lehmann, Roger Berger, Tom Lehmann and Gayle Berry. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 1048 N. Jefferson St.,
La Grange, Texas 78945 or Holy Cross Ladies’ Aid, P. O. Box 69, Warda, Texas 78960. Family and friends can view
and sign the guestbook online at www.lagrangefunerals.com.Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home in La Grange was in
charge of arrangements. 
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