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Zoeller Funeral Home

615 Landa, New Braunfels, TX

OBITUARY

Dorothy Mae Eickmann

August 20, 1926May 20, 2020

Dorothy Mae Eickmann was born on August 20, 1926 to Bruno and Erma Kraft in New Braunfels, Texas. She married her soul mate, Leroy Gilbert Eickmann and together they raised two daughters. She was an iconic presence at Krause’s, serving generations of patrons over her 50-year stint as a waitress there. She was involved with Wurstfest as Oma to Leroy’s Opa beginning in 1967 until his death in 1991, then continued her participation as a special guest through 2019. She was a member of Hermann Sons and Eagles Hall, and loved participating in community events of her cherished hometown. Dorothy went to join our Father in Heaven on May 20, 2020. She is preceded in death by her beloved Leroy, her parents, and her sister, Bernice Hahn. She is survived by her two daughters: Janie Maasen and Barbara Greebon; four grandchildren Beverly Stevens, Chris Kusak (Becky), Brad Greebon (Brenda), and Gregg Greebon (Rebecca); eight great-grandchildren: Justin Stevens, Zack Kusak, Tobey Kusak, Kirstyn Greebon, Aly Greebon, Luke Greebon, Andrew Greebon, and Emry Greebon; and countless friends and extended family. She was known as Miss Dorothy or Oma and dearly loved by all who knew her. We will miss her dearly. Funeral services will be held at Zoeller Funeral Home in New Braunfels, Texas. Viewing will be Saturday, May 23rd from 6:00-7:30pm. Memorial service will be Sunday, May 24th at 3:00pm. Graveside to follow at Cranes Mill Cemetery in Canyon Lake, Texas.

Services

  • Public Visitation

    Saturday, May 23, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, May 24, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Sunday, May 24, 2020

Memories

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Trudy Kraft

May 25, 2020

Please accept my sympathy and condolences .

Trudy Kraft
Daughter of Kermit Kraft
Dad loved Bruno and Dorothy Mae very much. May they all rest in peace.

Jane STREET

May 23, 2020

Dorothy always had a smile on her face as she worked her shift at Krause's. She was a very sweet lady and will be missed. Prayers go out to her family.

Carter and Tom Casteel

May 23, 2020

We loved Dorothy. She made our day as well as our children ‘s day each time we ate at Krauses. Dorothy was engaging and just charming. We had so many wonderful times with her. All our love and best to her family.

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FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Dorothy Mae Eickmann was born on August 20, 1926 to Bruno and Erma Kraft in New Braunfels, Texas. She married her soul mate, Leroy Gilbert Eickmann and together they raised two daughters. She was an iconic presence at Krause’s, serving generations of patrons over her 50-year stint as a waitress there. She was involved with Wurstfest as Oma to Leroy’s Opa beginning in 1967 until his death in 1991, then continued her participation as a special guest through 2019. She was a member of Hermann Sons and Eagles Hall, and loved participating in community events of her cherished hometown.
Dorothy went to join our Father in Heaven on May 20, 2020. She is preceded in death by her beloved Leroy, her parents, and her sister, Bernice Hahn. She is survived by her two daughters: Janie Maasen and Barbara Greebon; four grandchildren Beverly Stevens, Chris Kusak (Becky), Brad Greebon (Brenda), and Gregg Greebon (Rebecca); eight great-grandchildren: Justin Stevens, Zack Kusak, Tobey Kusak, Kirstyn Greebon, Aly Greebon, Luke Greebon, Andrew Greebon, and Emry Greebon; and countless friends and extended family.
She was known as Miss Dorothy or Oma and dearly loved by all who knew her. We will miss her dearly. Funeral services will be held at Zoeller Funeral Home in New Braunfels, Texas. Viewing will be Saturday, May 23rd from 6:00-7:30pm. Memorial service will be Sunday, May 24th at 3:00pm. Graveside to follow at Cranes Mill Cemetery in Canyon Lake, Texas.

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