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Mary Ann was born Feb. 17, 1925 at hone to Alois and Lillie Kroboth Chvatil in Molton, Texas, the second of six children. She spent her childhood in the Weimar area.

She died Thursday July 22, at her home with her daughters in Fort Worth after months of hospitalizations.

She moved to Bellville in 1960, raised her four children there, and retired from Brenham State School in 1992. She moved to Fort Worth in 1996.

A “Celebration of Life” service was held Sunday, July 25 in Fort Worth.

Burial will be Saturday, Aug. 7 at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery in Bellville.

Reception immediately  following grave side service at St. John Lutheran Church 520 N. Holland Bellville.

Survivors include daughters Robin Cheri Nelson of Fort Worth and Joy Ann, and husband Garry Kroeger of Bellville; sons Roy Rogers Gerson and Joseph Arthur Gerson, and wife June, of Fort Worth; grandchildren Trey Trahan, and wife Samantha of Anahuac, Texas, Lara Trahan Busse, and husband, Ryan, of Harlingen, Texas; Gina Renee Stack and husband, Matt, of Fort Worth, Joseph Adam Gerson and Julee’ Nicole Gerson of Forth Worth.

Great grandchildren are Cade Austin Trahan of Anahuac, Keller Wade Busse, Sawyer Miles Busse and Jana Merrit Busse of Harlingen.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Forest Hill Senior Center, where Mary was vice president and spent her days until she was hospitalized.

Forest Hill Senior Center,  7004 Forest Hill Dr., Forest Hill, Texas 76140-2023 (817) 293-8319. 

Posted by Joy Neely


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