Carl Matthew “Matt” Buscha, age 78, passed away on February 1, 2013.
Matt was born on February 9, 1934 in Rabbs Prairie, Texas, to Herman Buscha and Elsa Giese Buscha. Matt married Margie Ruth Pietsch, of La Grange, in 1959.
Matt was a United States Army Veteran, after which he started his professional career as an instrumentation technician with Texas Instruments. In 1969 he helped found Mensor Corporation in San Marcos, Texas, where he worked until his retirement in 1994, when he and Margie returned home to La Grange. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in La Grange. Matt was a farmer and rancher, and actively involved with the church. He was a very social person, always the life of the party, handy with a joke or funny story. He always knew how to have fun and he never met a stranger.
He is survived by his wife, Margie Buscha of La Grange; two daughters, Sherry Winkler and husband Dennis of La Grange, Kay Stroman and husband Keith of San Marcos; one son, Barry Buscha of San Marcos; seven grandchildren, Korey Buscha, Brandon Buscha, Shay Lawson, Megan Buscha, Tyler Miska, Kelsi Cervenka and Matthew Stroman; six great-grandchilren; two sisters, Junell Ladewig and Delores Knippa; numerous other extended family members, and many friends who knew and loved him.
Matt was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Raymond Buscha.
Visitation is scheduled for Saturday February 2, 2013, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, at Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange.
Memorial services are scheduled for Sunday February 3, 2013, at 2:00 PM, at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in La Grange.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in La Grange.