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Olivia Tieken

Olivia Blank Tieken, 97, of Cuero passed away Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. She was born Sept. 21, 1920 to the late D.A. Mueller and Annie Helmers Mueller. Olivia was a “domestic engineer” and love gardening, working in her yard , and cooking.  She loved to meet with friends and family and sharing her vegetables or homemade cookies.

Olivia is survived by her daughter, Janice Fait and husband, James, of Edna; sons, Carroll Blank and wife, Margie, of Cuero and Wayne Blank of Cuero; daughter, Marilyn Tieken of Cuero; sons, John Tieken and wife, Lynn, of Henderson, Herbert Tieken and wife, Laura, of Cuero, and Kenneth Tieken and wife, Loy, of Cuero; 10 grand children; 19 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Carl Blank and Edmund Tieken; brothers, Marcellus Mueller and George Mueller.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 1 p.m. at Freund Funeral Home with services immediately following at 2 p.m. Pastor Paul Muehlbrad will officiate. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery.      

Pallbearers include Carl Blank, Christopher Chandler, Jamie Chandler, Kendall Tieken, Mark Tieken, and Nathan Besler.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church or donor’s choice.

You may sign the guest book or send condolences at www.freundfuneralhome.com.

Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.

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