Vernita Jean Blume
November 3, 1937 – August 12, 2018
Vernita Jean (Technik) Blume of Shiner, 80, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Sunday, August12, 2018 at Shiner Nursing & Rehab in Shiner, Texas.
Funeral Mass is under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas and will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas with Father Bryan Heyer officiating. A Rosary will be recited at the church prior to the Mass at 12:30. Interment will follow at Shiner City Cemetery in Shiner, Texas. Visitation will be Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Buffington Funeral Home from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm.
Vernita was born onNovember 3, 1937 in Shiner, Texas. She was the daughter of Victor and Adela (Vana) Technik. She graduated from the Shiner Saint Ludmila Academy in 1956. She received her Licensed Vocational Nurse training in Yoakum and licensed in 1957 to nurse in Yoakum Huth Memorial Hospital. She married Clarence Blume of Shiner on Oct.17, 1959, at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church in Shiner, Texas. They had 2 sons and 2 daughters: Rachel Romine and her husband, Ed of Rio Medina, Texas, Bradley Blume and his wife, Denise of Houston, Texas, Theresa Schnitzler and her husband, Guy of Double Oak, Texas, and Larry Blume and his wife DuFresne of Houston, Texas. Vernita loved her family and was a fulltime mother. She was always involved as a volunteer at area hospitals for 35 years and in church organizations before and after her retirement in 2000. Vernita enjoyed gardening, reading and travel. Clarence, after working 35 years at the Johnson Space Center and living in League City, TX. , and Vernita moved back to their hometown of Shiner in 2000.
She is survived by her husband, Clarence, 4 children, 5 grandchildren, and her only brother William Technik and his wife, Jeanette of Gonzales. Pallbearers for Mrs. Blume will be; Guy Schnitzler, Ed Romine, John Brock, Ryan Parker, Chad Nelson and David Nitsch, Jr.
To join the family in celebrating Vernita’s life and to offer words of comfort, please go to: www.buffingtonfuneralhomeshiner.com
- Victor Technik, Father
- Adela Technik, Mother
- Clarence Blume, Husband
- Bradley Blume, Son
- Denise Blume, Daughter-in-law
- Larry Blume, Son
- DuFresne Blume, Daughter-in-law
- Rachel Romine, Daughter
- Ed Romine, Son-in-law
- Theresa Schnitzler, Daughter
- Guy Schnitzler, Son-in-law
- William Technik, Brother
- Jeanette Technik, Sister-in-law
- Vernita also leaves five grandchildren to cherish her memory.
- Guy Schnitzler
- Ed Romine
- John Brock
- Ryan Parker
- Chad Nelson
- David Nitsch Jr.
Alzheimers Association of Houston
6055 South Loop East @Long Drive , Houston, Texas 77087
- Rosary Thursday, August 16, 2018
- Funeral Mass Thursday, August 16, 2018
- Visitation Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Vernita Jean Blume
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August 14, 2018
We are so sorry for Mrs Blume’s passing. She will certainly be missed. I’m especially sad that I’ll never get to eat any more of her incredible oatmeal cookies. All our prayers and blessings.
August 14, 2018
Dear Rachael and Family, I and my family are so sorry or heard of your Mother’s death. It is such a sad time and there is nothing to soften the loss of a mother. Time will help and all your good memories Much love and sympathy to you and your family,
Mary Helen Iven
August 13, 2018
I remember so well, the wonderful Blume family, from St. Marys in League City when our children were young & in school together. We are so very sorry for the lost of your mother& Clarence's wife. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you!!!! I often wish we could go back to the days of being young parents and our children playing together. God Bless!!!!!
Clem & Mary Helen Iven