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Georgie Mae Stoever Voelkel

Georgie Mae Stoever Voelkel, 90, of Nordheim, passed away peacefully April 30. Georgie was born to the late Eddie and Alma Mueller Stoever on February 27, 1932. She graduated from Nordheim ISD. Georgie married Lindberg (Lindy) Voelkel March 26, 1950, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Nordheim. She retired from the Nordheim ISD cafeteria after working there for 24 years. She continued cooking and baking and took much delight in doing so. Georgie always looked forward to the backyard barbeques and enjoyed visiting with family and friends.

Georgie cherished her plants and flowers and spent endless hours working in her yard and feeding and watching the birds, hummers, and squirrels. She was a member of the Melodies Band for 10 years and the Friends and Faculty Band where she loved playing the accordion. Georgie was also a “Bunco Bell” and looked forward to rolling those dice with her friends. She also adored her Spurs and her snowman collection of over 250, big and small.

Georgie was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband, Lindy, of 67 years, whom she cared for to the very end.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Glenn Nelson and Willie Voelkel of Nordheim; daughter and son-in-law, Joy Lynn and David Garcia of Victoria; sister and brother-in-law, Lois and R.B. Eichhorn of Victoria; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Nina and Wayne Bredeson of Kerrville; brother in law, Tilden Voelkel of Nordheim; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Friday, May 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Finch Funeral Chapel, Yorktown. Funeral Services will be at Finch Funeral Chapel, Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m. with Pastor Jonathan Mollenkopf officiating. Interment will follow at Nordheim Cemetery.

Pallbearers will include nephews, Ronald Eichhorn, Brian Bredeson, David Bredeson, Timmy Voelkel, Pete Voelkel, Bobby Voelkel, Jason Voelkel, and Kolby Voelkel.

Honorary pallbearers are Paul Baumann Jr., James Dueser, Lupe Garcia, John Green, Callan Jonas, Gilbert Pargmann, and Larry Salyer.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Nordheim Fire Department or donor’s choice.

Arrangements with Finch Funeral Chapel – Yorktown 361 564-2277.

Please sign online guestbook at www.finchfuneralchapels.com.

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