Minnie Lee Prenzler Landua
March 19, 1920
March 9, 2007
Minnie Lee Prenzler Landua, 86, of the Rehburg community passed away Friday, March 9, 2007 in her home.
She was born March 19, 1920 to Willie and Betty (Bosse) Prenzler in Burton, Texas. On May 13, 1920, she was baptized by Pastor H.L. Schulz and on March 25, 1934 was confirmed by Pastor Adolph Walton in St. John’s Evangelical Church in Burton, Texas. On September 22, 1940 she was married to Earl Bruce Landua by Pastor E. Eiben in St. John’s Evangelical Church of Burton, and was blessed with 62 and a half years of marriage, two daughters and sons-in-laws, four grandchildren and spouses and seven great grandchildren.
Minnie Lee was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Earl Landua on June 27, 2003, her three brothers-in-law, Erwin O. Derrick, Edmund W. “Buck” Landua, and Charles “Dick” Landua, sister-in-law, Alvina Engelbrecht Landua, and niece, Rosemary Derrick.
Her loving family includes: two daughters, Carol Annette Landua Naegeli and spouse Arlin J. Naegeli of Burton, Texas and Joyce Elaine Landua Rust and spouse Herbert E. Rust of Brenham, Texas. Four grandchildren, James Bruce Naegeli and spouse Mari of Tyler, Texas, Stephen Blair Naegeli and spouse Lori of Katy, Texas, Brent Edward Rust and spouse Vicky of Cypress, Texas and Amy Lynn Rust Jasinski and spouse Bradley of Burton, Texas. Seven great-grandchildren, James Cade Naegeli, Kyle Stephen Naegeli, Kaylen Rose Naegeli, Haley Marie Rust, Kristen Lee Naegeli, Della Elaine Jasinski, and Carrie Blackwell. Her family also includes sister, Allyne Derrick, sister-in-law, Nathalie Landua, local cousins, Bertha Fischer and Glenwood Schwartz, and numerous other cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Minnie Lee was a homemaker and worked on the family farm. Minnie Lee loved to help and serve others. She was dedicated to her faith in the Lord, love for her husband, and making others happy. She unselfishly took care of her in-laws in their home for many years along with baking and cooking for all. Her day ended with a smile when the table was full of her home cooking along with family and friends to share it. She was extremely talented in her fine seamstress work on anything from quilts and dresses to the most extreme Maifest costumes. A game of dominoes was also a favorite pastime. She truly loved being with her family and friends and we know she is smiling once again in her reunion with her sweetheart, Earl.
Visitation with the family is from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, March 11, 2007 at Brenham Memorial Chapel.
Funeral service is scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 12, 2007 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg with Rev. Larry Henrichs officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: grandsons, James Bruce Naegeli, Brent Edward Rust, Stephen Blair Naegeli, Bradley Wayne Jasinski; nephews, Charles E. Landua, Douglas W. Landua, Larry Spacek; great-nephew, Jason Derrick. Honorary pallbearer will be; nephew, Rev. Bill Derrick
Memorials are suggested to St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg.
Funeral services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel, 2300 Stringer St., Brenham, TX 77833. 979.836.3611 www.brenham-memorial-chapel.com