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Valora Johanna Francesca Albers Engelbrecht, 84, went to be with her Lord
and Savior on Saturday, December 2, 2006. She was born on September 24,
1922, in Walhalla, TX, to Herbert and Lydia Albers. Mrs. Engelbrecht married
Leonard William Engelbrecht on June 15, 1940 and together they raised five
children in the Heights neighborhood of Houston. She and her husband moved
to Cat Spring in 2001 where they lived out their last years enjoying family,
friends, and life in the country. While in Cat Spring she was a member of
St. John's Lutheran Church. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother,
sister, and friend. She was an avid bird watcher, gardener, and animal
Mrs. Engelbrecht was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Leonard
W. Engelbrecht St. and her daughter Joyce Ann Brock. She is survived by son
and daughter-in-law, Leonard Jr. and Cynthia Engelbrecht of Tomball,
son-in-law Colin Brock of Cat Spring, and sons and daughters-in-law, Robert
and Paula Engelbrecht of Magnolia, Richard Engelbrecht of Cat Spring, and
Bryan and Catherine Engelbrecht of Richmond; 8 grandchildren, seven great
grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; sister Vesterine Thompson of
Houston, brother and sister-in-law Welton and Sue Albers of Houston; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held on Tuesday, December 5 at Cat Spring Cemetery.
Arrangements by Heights Funeral Home.
Posted by Joy Neely


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