Klostermann Funeral services for Marvin │Dickie▓ Klostermann, 87, of Bellville were held Saturday, July 28, 2007 at 2 p.m. from St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville with the Rev. Jennie Jones and the Rev. David Henske co-officiating. Interment was at Oak Knoll Cemetery. Pallbearers serving were Joe Higginbotham, Bill Barker, Tim Lubojasky, Douglas Lubojasky, Jimmy Lubojasky, Bill Towns, Gene Regenbrecht and Willroy Peschel. Serving as honorary pallbearers were his 5 grandsons, James, Dane, Matthew, Drake and Clayton and Bellville V.F.W. Marvin │Dickie▓ Klostermann was born Feb. 16, 1920, the third child of Alvina Lubojasky Klostermann and Fritz Klostermann in Kenney at the Travis Community area where he attended school through the ninth grade. He was baptized in the Lutheran Faith at Germania, Texas on July 4, 1920. Dickie was confirmed on March 21, 1937 and remained a faithful Lutheran for the rest of his life, always loving to attend church services. Dickie worked 37 years in the lumber business enjoying many friends that he made during this time. He retired in 1985. On March 28, 1987, Dickie took on the Biggest Job of his life when he wed Connie Lolley Pawlowski in Lake Tahoe, Nev. and in a matter of minutes became a first time husband, father and grandfather. This role he loved and played splendidly. With this union, Dickie received a new name as James Tyler, then close to 2 years old had started calling him Poppy shortly before the wedding. And as each new grandchild was born, his pride in this name became more and more evident. Dickie loved his family life, his good friends, baseball │especially the Astros▓, squirrel hunting, going to play Black Jack, his cattle and Charlie Pride. Dickie spent his last days enjoying many of these things. Dickie served in World War II in the United States Army enlisting twice and was a member of the V.F.W. in Bellville. Marvin │Dickie▓ Klostermann died Wednesday, July 25, 2007 in Bellville. Dickie╣s father and mother, brother, Edgar and sister Lula preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Connie Klostermann of Bellville, stepsons, Steve Pawlowski and wife Kathy, Tim Pawlowski and wife Allyson and Joey Pawlowski and his friend Linda all of Bellville, foster son, Frankie Krumrey and wife Donna and Kathy Robertson and husband Keith who Dickie loved like a daughter. His nephews, Otto Maresh and wife Hope and Otis Maresh and wife Shirley, grandchildren James, Dawn, Dane, Eden, Matthew, Drake and Clayton, foster grandchildren, Ashley and Ryan Payton and Morgan. Many cousins, friends and in-laws. His humor, his sparkling blue eyes and caring ways will always be remembered by his family and friends who loved him so much. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Lutheran Church, 520 North Holland, Bellville, Texas 77418 Funeral arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels in Bellville.
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