Graveside services for Elda Froelich, 89, of Tomball, Texas, were held
Thursday, August 7, 2003 at 6 pm. with Rev. Mark Anderson officiating.
Entombment was at the Haven of Rest Mausoleum in Sealy.
Born December 28, 1913, in New Ulm, Texas, Elda was the daughter of Otto
and Emilie Buenger Hahn. She was baptized May 14, 1914 in Frelsberg and
confirmed September 7, 1930 by St. John's Lutheran Church in Cat Spring.
She was raised in Cat Spring and attended primary school in the Cleveland
Community of Austin County. On September 24, 1937, the former Miss Hahn
and Mr. Ernest W. Froelich were married with ceremony held in Bellville,
In early 1939, Elda and Ernest moved to the Tomball area, where she worked
for and retired from the Tomball Independent School District.
Elda Ernstine Emma Hahn Froelich died August 4, 2003 in Houston, Texas.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law Esther F. and Carl H.
Sims of Tomball, Ernestine Geeta and Jim Evans of Houston, three grandchildren
Miss Renee Bhatt of Huntsville, Mrs. Charlotte Ann Sims Haugen and husband
Ken of Houston, Mrs. Karen Lynn Sims Sheffield and husband Jim of Spring,
and one great grandson Tyler Carl Haugen of Houston. Also surviving are
one sister Mrs. Ollie Mae Mahnke of Columbus, one sister-in-law Mrs. Edna
Froelich of Cuero, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her parents Otto and Emilie Hahn, husband Ernest W.
Froelich, sister and brother-in-law Millie Mae and Wilburn Viereck and
brother-in-law Alfred Froelich.
Services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels, Sealy,
Posted by Joy Neely