On April 4, 2016, Dora Alice Weiershausen went to meet her Lord and Savior. She loved the Lord, her church and family. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church of Early. Dora was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Dora was born Dec. 10, 1929, Stonewall, Texas in Gillespie County to Edwin and Hilda Petsch Grobe. She grew up in Fredricksburg and graduated high school there in 1947. She attended and graduated from Johnson’s Cosmetology School in San Antonio. Dora married the love of her life, Henry (Hank) Weiershausen, at Bethany Lutheran Church in 1948. She was employed in four of Foley’s Department stores as a supervisor in Human Resources and Staff Coordinator in Houston.
Retiring after 25 years of employment, she and her husband built a home on a ranch in Zephyr. Later they moved to town in Early.
Survivors include her son, Kelly Weiershausen and wife Lorna; her two children, Kiersten and Kinley Kott; grandson, Justin Weiershausen; great-grandsons, Aiden and Eli Weiershausen; granddaughter, Amanda Garza and husband Lowell; sister, Ruby Hartmann; brother, Franklin Grobe; sister-in-law, Carlene Grobe; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Irene Mosel and Gertrude Roos; brothers, William and Milton Grobe; brothers-in-law, Hardy Mosel and Elgin Hartmann; and a sister-in-law, Patsy Grobe.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the Zephyr Cemetery with Pastor Phillip Scott officiating. Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 103 Salt Creek Drive, Early, Texas 76802.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net.