Deborah June Mann Falk was born May 29, 1952, in Houston, the daughter of Freddie Roy and Helen Joyce Flick Mann. She grew up and attended school in Houston until 1965, when the family moved to Oak Hill. She graduated from Bellville High School in 1970. On June 13. 1970, Deborah and Douglas Falk were united in marriage at Deborah's grandparents' home in Houston. They have made their home in Bellville where Deborah devoted her time and energy to being a loving wife, mother and MeMe. The love of her life was her family and especially her grandchildren and always looked forward to the holidays. She enjoyed going to the bay house in Sargent, cooking on the family barbecue cook-off team, fishing and crabbing, Cajun music and searching for bargains at garage sales and resale shops. She passed away Thursday. Nov. 29, 2007 at her daughter's home in Bellville after a courageous battle with lung cancer. She is survived by her loving and dedicated husband of over 37 years, Douglas Falk of Bellville; son Dusty Falk and his wife, Stephanie, of Bellville; daughters Dana Speckmaier and her husband, Joe of Wallis and Julie Falk of Bellville; grandchildren Madison Falk of Bellville, Brianna Russell and Axel Coleman of Flour Bluff, Texas, Katie Falk of Bellville; sister-in-law Jane Neutzler and her husband Glenn of Brenham; nephews Kyle and Cody Neutzler, also of Brenham; and many other dear friends and relatives Deborah was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, and her brother, Freddie Wayne Mann. Private graveside service was 10 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007 at Falk Family Cemetery. Memorial service was 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007 at Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Groseclose officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Joe Speckmaier, Ray Grawunder, Sherman Henderson, Kyle Neutzler, Cody Neutzler, C.R. Bell and C.R. Bell Jr. In lieu of usual remembrances, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the Madison Falk Scholarship Fund, care of Dana Speckmaier, 2579 Speckmaier Lane, Wallis, Texas 77485. Schmidt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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