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Heights Funeral Home

1317 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX

OBITUARY

Julia Adelaide Schmitz Ryza

April 10, 1933August 26, 2019
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Julia Adelaide Schmitz Ryza, 86, of Houston, Texas passed away peacefully at home Monday, August 26, 2019. Julia was born April 10, 1933 to Edward and Marie Bonneau Schmitz in Houston, Texas. Julia was a lifelong member of All Saints Catholic Church. Julia retired after several years of working at a Montessori School as a teacher’s aide. Julia is preceded in death by her parents, her sister Mary Ann Shea and her beloved husband of 59 years, Arnold. She is survived by her children; David Ryza and his wife Veronica, Karen Reese and her husband Paul, and Paul Ryza and his wife Lynette, grandchildren; Michelle Ryza, Matthew Ryza, Julia Ryza, Rebecca Ryza, Nicholas Ytuarte, Matthew Ytuarte, Lacey Reese, Beth Womack and Jamie Giles, and 14 great-grandchildren. The visitation will be held Tuesday, September 3, from 5pm – 8pm at the Heights Funeral Home. A rosary will be recited at 7pm that evening. Funeral mass is scheduled for 12 noon at All Saints Catholic Church, 201 E. 10th St., Houston, Texas 77008. A committal service will follow at Houston National Cemetery.

  • FAMILY

  • David Ryza and his wife Veronica, Son
  • Karen Reese and her husband Paul, Daughter
  • Paul Ryza and his wife Lynette, Son
  • Michelle Ryza and her husband Frank Garcia, Granddaughter
  • Matthew Ryza and his wife Courtney, Grandson
  • Julia Ryza, Granddaughter
  • Rebecca Ryza, Granddaughter
  • Nicholas Ytuarte and his wife Erin, Grandson
  • Matthew Ytuarte and his wife Heather, Grandson
  • Lacey Reese, Granddaughter
  • Beth Womack, Granddaughter
  • Jamie Giles and her husband Jonathan, Granddaughter
  • Fourteen Great-Grandchildren

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Rosary Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, September 4, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Memories

Julia Adelaide Schmitz Ryza

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Elizabeth RUTHVEN

September 3, 2019

My sincere condolences to all of the family.
Julia and I enjoyed many fun times together. Being Girl Scout leaders,garage saleing and working at All Saints School as teacher's aides.
I share many memories of these years of friendship with Julia and they will be in my heart always.
Elizabeth Ruthven

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