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Bellville Times
Funeral services for Lillie Venghaus Lepp, 96, of Sealy were held Tuesday,
Nov. 23, 2004 at 2 p.m. from Trinity Lutheran Curch in Sealy with the Rev.
Dale Leland officiating. Interment was at Sealy Cemetery. Serving as
pallbearers were Jerry Robison, Clemons, Milro, Gregory, Larry and David
Born in Frelsburg, Lillie Sophie Alma Venghaus was the daughter of Edward
and Ida Bruedigan Vengaus. She was baptized at Evangelical Lutheran Church
in Frelsburg, on Dec. 5, 1908, by Pastor Gustav Szillat. Lillie was
confirmed at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Frelsburg on April 16, 1922, by
Pastor O. Lindenberg. She was raised in Frelsburg and attended school there.
Lillie married Albert F. Lepp on April 14, 1931, at Evangelical Lutheran
Church, in Freslburg, by Pastor O. Lindenberg. Lillie and Albert lived in
Sealy after they married. Lillie was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
She was a full-time homemaker.
After Lillie's parents left their Frelsburg farm in 1941, they made their
home with Lillie's family in Sealy. She cared for her father for five years
prior to his death and her mother for twenty years prior to her death.
Lillie was a hard worker and would do anything for her family, which she
loved dearly. She was considered her granddaughter's second Mom, for always
caring for Lisa, while her parents worked. Lillie loved cooking, canning,
gardening, and even driving her car up until her early nineties.
Lillie passed away Nov. 19, 2004, at Colonial Belle Nursing Home, in Sealy,
where she resided since October 12, 2001. She reached the age of 96 years, 2
months and 16 days.
Lillie is survived by her daughter Alice Lepp; daughter and son-in-law,
Alberta and Milburn Robison; granddaughter, Lisa and her husband Mark
Janszen; great grandsons, Jason and Scott Janszen; step-grandson, Jerry
Robison; step granddaughter, Christy Robison; step-great-granddaughter,
Taylor Robison-Moon and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lillie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her brothers,
Arthur, Edmund and Walter Venghaus; and one sister, Erna Tiedt.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran
Church, 402 Atchison, Sealy, TX 77474.
Funeral services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels,
Posted by Joy Neely


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