Hilda Steck Landrum passed away Sunday, February 11, 2007 in Bellville, at the age of 95. She was born September 30, 1911, the daughter of August and Bettie Brandes Steck. She grew up in Burleigh and graduated from Bellville High School. She was a member of the Bellville United Methodist Church. A homemaker, she loved her family, gardening, reading, and all domestic and wild birds and animals. On January 13, 1945, she married Charles "Charlie" Leon Landrum in Aransas County, Texas. Together they had one daughter, Sandra Landrum Gilbert. The marriage to Charlie also blessed Hilda with three loving step children, Helen Landrum Waak, Robert W. "Bobby" Landrum and Charles A. Landrum. She is survived by DAUGHTER: Sandra Gilbert of Bellville and Helen Waak and husband, Conway, of Bellville, SON: Charles and wife, Betty, of Wichita, Kansas; SISTERS: Idell Siegert of Houston and Lola Cullum of Katy; 11 grandchildren 26 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great grandchildren and many other loving family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son Bobby Landrum, son-in-law Earl Gilbert, granddaughter Billie Waak Schrader and sisters Leila Steck and Magdalene Steck. Funeral Services were held at 1:30 P.M., Wednesday, February 14, 2007 at the Bellville United Methodist Church with Pastors Robert Stutes and Carmen Rickal, Officiating. Interment was at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery Pallbearers were Glenn Siegert, Kenneth Siegert, Kyle Waak Sr., Conway "Fuzzy" Waak, Jr., Dennis Walden, and Darrell Schrader Honorary Pallbearers were: Nephews, Grandsons, and Great grandsons In lieu of usual rememberances, friends who wish may make memorial gifts to: Bellville United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 188, Bellville, Texas 77418 or to Hospice Brenham, 302 East Blue Bell Road, Brenham, Texas 77833 Arrangements were under the direction of Schmidt Funeral Home, PO Box 610, 12029 HWY 36 South, Bellville, TX 77418. (979)865-2424.
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