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Mary Striba Drees
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Mary Striba Drees, 97, of Karnes City, died Sunday, March 10, 2013.

Mrs. Drees was born October 1, 1915, at Rice’s Crossing in Williamson Co. to Frank and Anna Stiba. She married Andrew Erwin Drees, September 28, 1935 in San Antonio. She was a housewife and also assisted with duties around the farm and ranch. Her hobbies included gardening and bird watching.

Survivors include her sons, Robert Drees of Karnes City, Ernest (Anzelma) Drees of Falls City; daughters, Marjorie Pierce of Hobson, Sherry (Ken) Walker of Beeville; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 7 step-grandchildren; 19 step-great grandchildren and one brother-in-law.

Preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Frank, Raymond, Henry, and August Stiba; her sisters, Claire Jozwick and Anne Presley; her husband, Andrew E. Drees; and her son, Henry F. Drees.

Visitation was held Wednesday, March 13 from 6 to 9 at Rhodes Funeral Home in Karnes City.

Funeral services were held Thursday, March 14 at 10:30 a.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home in Karnes City with Rev. Dwayne Burrell officiating.

Burial followed at the Hobson Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Larrell Drees, Randy Drees, Luther Pierce, Tom Pursley, Marianne Pierce, Michael Drees, Gary and Alan Pawelek and Clay Brindle. Honorary pallbearers were Daryl Drees and Robert Simnacher. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home.
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