74028obit: Marie Katherine Schuth Zemlick
- Apr 19, 2014
MARIE KATHERINE ZEMLICK, 97, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2005.
Marie was born October 9, 1907 to Margaret and Otto Schuth in Chicago, Illinois. She married Joseph F. Zemlick in 1929 in Oak Park, Illinois, and their beloved daughter, Joan, was born a year later. Marie and Joe lived in Oak Park, IL, Hinsdale, IL, and Indianapolis, IN. In 1970, they moved to Houston, TX to be closer to their daughter, Joan Watford, and son-in-law George, and grandchildren.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Joseph in 1984, and her brothers Earle and Otto Schuth.
She is survived by her loving daughter, Joan, her brother, Howard Schuth of Elmhurst, IL, and her sister-in-law, Hazel Schuth of Oak Park, IL. Marie is also survived by her granddaughter Lisbeth Grundy and husband Michael, grandsons Randy Tonking, and Joseph Watford and wife Meridith. In addition, she is survived by great-grandchildren, Blain and Reid Tonking, Jacob, Matthew and Lauren Watford, and many nieces and nephews. Her warmth, her wit and charm, her vibrant, generous spirit touched everyone she met.
The family extends special thanks to the staff of Parkway Place for their years of kindness, love, and compassionate care. We will miss you mama.
The family will receive friends Friday from 5 until 8pm at Waltrip Funeral Directors, 1415 Campbell Rd. where funeral services will be held in the chapel at 9:30am Saturday, August 20, 2005. Interment will follow in Memorial Oaks Cemetery.
Houston Chronicle (TX) - Friday, August 19, 2005