obit: Clara Louise Staha Getschmann
Posted: March 6, 2012
Clara Louise Getschmann, age 96 years, 4 months, 25 days, died at Schulenburg Regency Nursing Center on Saturday, Feb. 25.
The funeral was held on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, with the Rev. Tim Kosler officiating. Interment took place in the Schulenburg City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Gregory Pospisil, Geoffrey Pospisil, Cade Pospisil, Tod Flores, Daniel Holub and Glen Holub. Named as honorary pallbearers were Erik Flores, Chloe Flores, Mia Flores, Geri Pospisil and Cole Pospisil.
Rosary was said on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home, led by Phyllis Venghaus.
Born on Sept. 19, 1915 in Schulenburg, she was the daughter of Charles and Louise (Jurica) Staha. She married Helmuth Getschmann on Jan. 22, 1941 in Schulenburg. Mrs. Getschmann spent most of her life in Fayette County, except for three years that she lived in Conroe. She worked at Colonial Nursing Home for over 30 years, and she was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening and being outdoors, and was a wonderful cook.
She is survived by two daughters, Ella Pospisil and husband George of Montgomery, and Diane Flores of Galveston and Joe Flores of Irvine, Calif.; a son, Gary Getschmann and wife Marianna of League City; five grandchildren, Gregory Pospisil and wife Christy of Montgomery, Geoffrey Pospisil and wife Julie of Montgomery, Geri Pospisil of The Woodlands, Tod Flores and wife Laura of Galveston, and Erik Flores of Miami, Fla.; a step-grandchild, Steven Sciandra of White Salmon, Wash.; four great-grandchhildren, Cade Pospisil and Cole Pospisol of Montgomery, and Chloe Flores and Mia Flores of Galveston; a step-great-granddaughter, Nina Sciandra of White Salmon, Wash.; two sisters-in-law, Irene Staha of Austin and Bess Staha of Beaumont; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; two sisters, Vlasta Vacek and Betty Holub; and six brothers, Jerry, Leo, George, Alex, Eugene and Ervin Staha.
Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements