LORENE ELLA SCHULZ HAHN
Lorene Ella Schulz Hahn, 81, of Brenham, passed away Sunday, June 6, 2004, in Gazebo Terrace Convalescent Center. She was born August 29, 1922 in the Welcome Community to Robert and Bertha Meyer Schulz. She was baptized on November 12, 1922, and confirmed March 21, 1937 both in Salem Lutheran Church of Welcome. She was educated in the Wesley School. On November 25, 1943, she was married to Theodore John Hahn in Salem Lutheran Church of Welcome by the Rev. J.M. Mansur. Lorene, with her husband, owned and operated the following businesses in Brenham during a 35-year period: Hahn Food Market, White Auto Store and Alamo Package Store. After retirement, they were involved in farming, ranching, and in the oil business. She enjoyed cooking and caring for her flowers. Lorene was a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Salem. Survivors include sisters, and brothers-in-law, Esther and Raymond Klump of Brenham, and Evelyn and Eugene Krenek of Bellville; nieces and nephews, Rosemary and Gary Knebel, and Ora Nell and Clamens Tiemann, all of Brenham, as well as Dan and Martha Hahn, Leigh Anne Hahn, Jackson Hahn and Ellyse Hahn, all of Spring; and special caregiver Karen Lacouture. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Theodore Hahn on August 30, 1997; sister, Vada Schulz; and nephews, Carl Edward Klump and Jerry Klump. Visitation with the family was from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, June 7, 2004 in Benham Memorial Chapel. Funeral service were 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2004 in Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Salem with the Rev. Bill Derrick and the Rev. Mike Widner officiating. Interment followed in Prairie Lea Cemetery. Pallbearers were Gary Knebel, Dan Hahn, Alton Haar, Troy Hannath, Clifford Miller, Floyd Addicks, and Delano Klausmeyer. Honorary pallbearers were Clamens Tiemann, Otto Lehrmann, Jerry A. Hahn, and Rosemary and J.D. Sutton. Memorials may be given to Salem Lutheran Church, Scholarship Fund for Ministers. Funeral services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, Brenham.
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