LaDonna Sue Gohlke

December 4, 1941August 3, 2022
Obituary of LaDonna Sue Gohlke
LaDonna Sue Gohlke, 80, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022 in Port Lavaca, TX. Visitation will be on Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 3-5 PM at Rosewood Funeral Chapel. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2 PM, Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Crescent Valley Baptist Church with Chris Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow in Crescent Valley Cemetery. Sue was born December 4, 1941 in Oglesby, TX. She married Marcos Gohlke on June 20, 1959 in Oglesby, TX. She served alongside Marcos as they served churches in Tivoli, TX, Glen Rose, TX, Bloomfield, NM, Port Lavaca, TX, Crescent Valley, TX, Three Rivers, TX, Bloomington, TX, Port O'Connor, TX, then Tivoli, TX again, where they finally retired. Sue was an excellent pianist and loved playing the piano for different events throughout her life time. While in Three Rivers she received a volunteer of the year award playing the piano for the Chapel services at the Federal Prison. Sue is survived by her husband, Marcos, of Crescent Valley, TX. and their children Mark Gohlke and spouse, Tinky, of Midlothian, TX., Anthony Gohlke and spouse, Christine, of Port Lavaca, TX, Daughter Misti Ryan and spouse, Micah, of League City, TX. Also survived by twelve grandchildren (in order of age), Michael, Melissa, Meg, Wesley, Eric, Aaron, Marygrace, Micah, Noah, Madeline, Meredith, Molly Sue, ten great grandchildren (in order of age), Duke, Garrett, Isabella, Margaret Sue, Rebecca, Joanna, Isla, Dexter, Lucille, and Shae. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister and two brothers. Pallbearers are grandsons Michael, Wesley, Eric, Aaron, Micah T., and Noah. Honorary pallbearers are Micah Ryan, Ryan Neighbors, and Deacons of Crescent Valley Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to Crescent Valley Baptist Church, 6679 SH-185 Victoria, TX 77905 or the Alzheimer’s Association. To share a fond memory visit

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  • Marcos Vincent Gohlke Husband of 63 years
  • Matthew Mark Gohlke and wife Tinky Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Anthony Alan Gohlke and Christine Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Misti Dawn Ryan and husband Micah Daughter and Son-In-Law
  • Myrna Loy Vandiver Sister (deceased)
  • Rufus William McCauley Father (deceased)
  • Kenneth Alan McCauley Brother (deceased)
  • Elizabeth Leota Gray McCauley Mother (deceased)
  • Robert William McCauley Brother (deceased)
  • Michael, Melissa and Meg Grandchildren
  • Wesley, Eric and Aaron Grandchildren
  • Marygrace, Micah and Noah Grandchildren
  • Meredith and Molly Sue Grandchildren
  • Duke, Garrett and Isabella Great grandchildren
  • Margaret Sue, Rebecca and Joanna Great grandchildren
  • Joanna, Isla and Dexter Great grandchildren
  • Lucille and Shae Great grandchildren
  • Sue also leaves behind 12grandchildren and 10great-grandchildren to cherish her memory.

  • Grandsons will serve as pallbearers
  • Michael, Wesley and Eric
  • Aaron, Micah T. and Noah
  • Honorary pallbearers
  • Micah Ryan
  • Ryan Neighbors
  • Deacons of Crescent Valley Baptist Church

  • Crescent Valley Baptist Church 6679 SH 185, Victoria, TX 77905
  • Alzheimer's Association 10223 McAllister Freeway, Suite 100, San Antonio, Texas 78216

Past Services

Saturday, August 06, 2022


Sunday, August 07, 2022

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