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Dora Hoehne

December 17, 1926 — February 24, 2022

Dora Alice (Ladewig) Hoehne, 95, passed away in San Antonio, Texas on February 24, 2022. Services to be held at the Freyburg United Methodist Church on March 1, 2022 (4520 FM-2238, Schulenburg, TX 78956) at 2:00 PM with interment to follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for February 28, 2022 from 4-6:00 PM at Fayette Memorial Funeral Home in La Grange (967 E. Colorado St.).

Dora was born in Schulenburg, Texas on December 17, 1926 to Otto Ladewig and Hilda (Beiersdorfer) Ladewig.  She married Wilbur Hoehne on September 14, 1947 and they later had four children, two girls and two boys. They were active members of the Freyburg United Methodist Church in Schulenburg.

Dora was a well-known seamstress with amazing talent. Many people knew her for the beautiful items she altered or created; from bridesmaids’ gowns to high school cheerleader uniforms. Dora and her family enjoyed their church family and Dora would often volunteer for their fundraisers. She earned a Christian Witness and Service Award from the United Methodist Church – Southwest Texas Conference in February 2002. Dora was kind-hearted, friendly and never met a stranger.  She was a loving and selfless wife and mother and will be missed dearly by her family and friends.

Dora is survived by two daughters; Lillian McCutcheon and husband Sonny, of Allen and Janet Chandler and husband Dale of Dallas; one daughter-in-law, Bernice Hoehne; grandchildren Kyle, Kristen, Amanda, Rebecca, Marc, Alisha and Cody, along with numerous great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Dora is preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Hilda Ladewig; husband, Wilbur Hoehne; sons, Edgar Hoehne and Reuben Hoehne; daughter-in-law, Gloria Hoehne; and brother Melvin Ladewig and granddaughter, Leah Branum.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Freyburg United Methodist Church.

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Monday, February 28, 2022

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Tuesday, March 1, 2022

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