November 29, 1934 – April 7, 2019
Marion Rode Stewart was welcomed into Heaven on Sunday, April 7, 2019. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 9, 2019 in the sanctuary of Zion Lutheran Church, McGregor, Texas. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m., in the sanctuary, prior to the service. Interment will follow in McGregor Cemetery.
Mrs. Stewart was born November 29, 1934 in Cherry Springs, Texas to Regu and Ida Dittmar Rode. She was baptized, confirmed, and married in the Lutheran Church. Marion attended Cherry Spring School and graduated from Fredericksburg High School and Texas Lutheran College. On September 7, 1957, she married Ray Stewart in Cherry Springs, Texas. Marion enjoyed working at Gilmore and Davis Furniture, was the owner of the Busy Bee Gift Shop in McGregor for many years, and was a dedicated member of Zion Lutheran Church and her community. Mrs. Stewart was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Stewart; sons, Tom Lee Stewart, Jim Ray Stewart; parents; and brothers David, Leroy and Andrew Rode. Marion is survived by her daughter Suzanne Lammert and husband, Luke; granddaughter, Jessica Lammert; sisters, Helen Hoffmann and husband, Carroll, Emy Stubblefield, Rosy Neuman and husband, Roy, Idabelle Erickson, Irene Merz and husband, Tracy; sisters-in-law Theresa Rode, Katherine Westfall, Pauline Cowart; and many beloved nieces and nephews. A special thank you to the loving staff of Heartis Memory Care, Bluebonnet Hospice, and Providence Hospice Place. Memorials may be sent to Zion Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 156, McGregor, Texas 76657.
- Kurt Stubblefield
- Steven Jones
- Will Irby
- Bob Irby
- Brad Weithorn
- Justin Weithorn
- Visitation Tuesday, April 9, 2019
- Funeral Service Tuesday, April 9, 2019
April 11, 2019
“Your mom was such a lovely woman. I often think about the times we spent together and all the amazing memories we made in just a few short years. She was such a pleasure to be around. I have learned so much from her and will remember her always. I am truly sorry for your loss.” Love, Jamie
April 9, 2019
Thank you for allowing us the privilege to help care for Marion. It was our honor. You all will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers.
The Staff at Providence Hospice Place
April 9, 2019
So sorry for the families loss. Marion and I shared s wonderful trip to California a few years ago with M&M Tours. We really enjoyed Old Town Sacramento and the train ride through the wine country, among other stops. Rest In Peace dear Marion.