Mary Dittrich


Mary Dittrich, a resident of Schulenburg Regency Nursing Center, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 at age 98 years, 1 month, 13 days.

The funeral was held on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 at 1 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, followed by burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Felix Twumasi officiated. Pallbearers were Stephen Muras, Tom Muras, Paul Dittrich, Leo “Buddy” Dittrich, Michael Dittrich and Don Dittrich.

Rosary was said on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home, led by Rev. Twumasi.

Born on Oct. 4, 1921 at Rutersville, she was the daughter of Charles and Annie (Kallus) Muras. On May 1, 1944, she married Frank F. Dittrich at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Flatonia. A resident of Schulenburg most of her life, she was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, St. Rose Altar Society and KJZT.

A brother, Louis Muras of League City, survives her, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Nov. 10, 1991, her parents, five sisters and six brothers.

Schwenke-Baumgarten Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.