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Posted:  February 7, 2006

Lorene Mergele Goertz

In Loving Memory

Lorene Mergele Goertz

November 26, 1929  •  January 24, 2006

Lorene Mergele Goertz, a member of the Rockne Historical Association, died January 24, 2006 in New Braunfels, Texas. She was born in Seguin, Texas on November 26, 1929, to Charles H. and Agnes Dramburger Mergele.

On January 13, 1953, she married Ramond J. Goertz of Austin, Texas who preceded her in death. He was the son of Joe B. and Anna Goertz of Rockne, Texas.

She is survived by her three sons and two daughters-in-law: Charles R. Goertz and wife Debra K. of Brooklyn, New York, Randolph J. Goertz and wife Sharon of Prince George, Virginia and Leo A. Goertz of Texas A & M University; four grandsons: Jason, Daniel, Brandon and Ryan Goertz; her sister Charlene Ainsley and husband Ken; her brothers-in-law: Rev. Bernard C. Goertz, Thomas L. Goertz and wife Alberta, and Francis Goertz; sisters-in-law: Doris and husband Ramon Cook, Anita Sanders and Miss Theresa Goertz; and thirty-three nephews and nieces.

Lorene attended the Rockne Historical Association's annual meetings and fundraisers and had an interest in her husband's hometown. Her son's have donated many items from her estate to be auctioned at the February 2006 fundraiser.