Nelda Ruth Sinast Schulle


Nelda Ruth Sinast Schulle, 73, of Cuero passed away Saturday, February 22, 2014. She was born on October 24, 1940 in Yorktown to the late Edwin John and Agnes Buchhorn Sinast. Nelda married Erwin Christian Schulle on June 12, 1960 in Lindenau at St. John’s Lutheran Church. She worked for DeWitt County Electric Coop for 37 years as the head cashier and capital credit clerk. Nelda was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Cuero where she served on the bereavement committee and the alter guild, and made prayer shawls for people who had fallen ill. After retirement, she did administrative work for the church office and Surface Burial Vault where her husband was part owner. She loved to crochet and loved playing cards and Bunco with her friends. She also loved to watch The Dallas Cowboys and followed the Cuero Gobblers on the radio every Friday night. Nelda took great pride in her grandchildren, following them in all their activities to include baseball, stock shows, and school programs. She had a special love for her great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters, Cynthia Ann ‘Cindy’ Kainer and husband, Robert, of Cuero and Melissa Kaye ‘Missy' Salyer and husband, Monte, of Goliad; grandchildren, John Sager and wife, Tonya, of Victoria, Tiffany Pickens and husband, Jeremy, of Vacaville, Calif., Cody Salyer and wife, Tham, of Victoria, and Ashley Vullemin and husband, Mitchell, of Uvalde; great-grandchildren, Luke Sager, McKenna Sager, and Mitchell Vullemin Jr.; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends who have all been a blessing to her during her recent illness. 
She was preceded in death by her parents and her beloved husband of 46 years, Erwin C. Schulle. 
Visitation will be Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 5 to 7 pm at Freund Funeral Home. Services will be held at St. Mark's Lutheran Church on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:30 am with Pastor Karl Biermann officiating. Interment will follow at Lindenau Community Cemetery.
Pallbearers include John Sager, Cody Salyer, Mitchell Vullemin, Justin Kremling, Michael Farris, and William Schulle. Honorary pallbearers include Jeremy Pickens, Darrel Foster, Roland Tieken, David Farris, Raymond Schulle, Dennis Rogenkamp, and Roger Krause.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Cuero, Lindenau Community Cemetery, and Accolade Hospice.
You may sign the guest book or send condolences at
Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.
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