January 31, 1943
July 2, 2022
Natalie Agnes (Gurka) Adler, 79, of Brenham, Texas went to be with her Lord on July 2, 2022. Natalie was born on January 31, 1943 to Stephan and Pearle Gurka.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Otis Adler, Sr., parents, mother-in-law Ruby Adler, father-in-law, Raymond Adler, aunt Nancy Bronikowski, and special friend Harry Kubezka.
She is survived by her son Otis Adler, Jr. and wife Jackie, granddaughter Meri-ane Allen and husband Alex, grandson, Michael Adler and partner, Justin, and three great granddaughters, Katrina, Cerenity and Alayna Allen, brother Alois Gurka and wife Karen, along with nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Natalie married the love of her life, Otis Adler, Sr. and they had Otis Adler, Jr., who she loved with all her heart. She loved making sure others were taken care of before taking care of herself. Natalie worked for Joanne Jelke for over 30 years, taking care of Mrs. Jelke and her three children, Tiffany, Gordon and Alexander. After retiring, she would take her aunt Nancy shopping and clean her house in addition to tending to her own home and animals. Natalie was always out in her yard raking leaves, picking up pecans or sticks. She always said that if something broke she would call June (Otis Jr.), He’s the only one who could fix it right. Last but not least, she loved making fruit cakes for Christmas, for everyone, even if you didn’t like it.
Visitation for Natalie will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022 from 10am to 7pm with the family present from 5pm-7pm and a rosary will be recited at 7pm at Brenham Memorial Chapel located at 2300 Stringer Street, Brenham, Texas. The Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 10am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church located at 701 Church Street, Brenham, Texas with the burial to follow at Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery- Wiedeville.
Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel and online condolences may be shared with the family at www.brenhammemorialchapel.com.