obit: Evelyn Jeanelle Citzler Kaase
Posted: November 13, 2012
Evelyn Jeanelle Citzler Kaase, age 91 years, 4 months, 7 days, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Schulenburg Regency Nursing Center. She died of cancer after a lengthy illness.
The funeral was set for Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. at United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Swiss Alp, with Pastor Lemae Higgs and Pastor Walter Hildebrand officiating and interment in the Schulenburg City Cemetery. Named as pallbearers were Jeff Brower, Dennis Brower, Charles Ashenbeck, Otto Kocian, Elton Kaase and Arnold Stoever, all of Schulenburg.
Born on July 3, 1921 in La Grange, she was the daughter of Herman G. and Erna Alma (Holz) Citzler. She attended La Grange ISD and Schulenburg ISD. On June 18, 1939, she married Milton John Kaase at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Schulenburg. A resident of Schulenburg for 88 years, she also lived in Shiner and Hallettsville. She was a member of United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Swiss Alp. Retired at the time of her death, she worked at the Stanzel Airplane Museum. In years past, she enjoyed deer hunting. She also loved to dance and entertain, and was an avid collector. She traveled to the Adriatic, Pyramids in Mexico and Germany. She also acted in stage productions in Schulenburg.
Survivors include a daughter, Diane Grace Kaase Herzik of Houston; a son, Milford “Miffy” Lynn Kaase of Katy; a sister, LaVerne Citzler Prilop of San Antonio; a brother, Clinton A. Citzler of Canyon Lake; and seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Her parents and husband preceded her in death.
Schulenburg Sticker, November 13, 2012