Anna Justina Drahem Loesch
December 6, 1926 – June 3, 2021
Anna Justina Drahem Loesch, age 94, passed away June 3, 2021. She was born December 6, 1926 in Caldwell (Burleson County), Texas to Albert Fred and Agnes (Urban) Drahem. Anna was baptized on January 7, 1927 at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church in Caldwell, Texas. On August 31, 1941 she was confirmed at Salem Lutheran Evangelical and Reformed Church in Birch, Texas. Anna married the love of her life, Victor William Loesch, May 9, 1947 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Prairie Hill, Texas. She and Victor were members of Christ Lutheran Church and Joy Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas for many years. Anna had a love for people and doing God’s work through her volunteer work with Laborers for Christ, Lutheran Thrift Stores, Braille Workers and Angel Food. She also enjoyed working in her yard and growing beautiful flowers.
Anna was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, August Julius Drahem. Those left to cherish her memory include her beloved husband of 74 years, Victor Loesch; son and daughter-in-law, James and Linda Loesch; daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Alvin Teinert; grandchildren, Steven Loesch, Erin Loesch Acevedo and husband Adrian, John Ray and wife Luvena, Jennifer Teinert Sexton and husband Adam; great grandchildren, Heather, Nathan and wife Hannah, David, Brianna, Nick, Annamarie, Selena, Colton, Nolan, Kayla, Micah and Emma; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Graveside services will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Prairie Hill Cemetery in Prarie Hill, Texas. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Anna’s memory can be made to Lutheran Hour Ministries at www.lhm.org.
- Steven Loesch, Active Pallbearer
- Nathan Loesch, Active Pallbearer
- Colton Ray, Active Pallbearer
- John Ray, Active Pallbearer
- Adrian Acevedo, Active Pallbearer
- Adam Sexton, Active Pallbearer
- David Loesch, Honorary Pallbearer
- Nolan Ray, Honorary Pallbearer
- Nick Acevedo, Honorary Pallbearer
- Micah Sexton, Honorary Pallbearer
Thursday, June 10, 2021