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Margie Kovar

December 30, 1924 — August 26, 2021


Margie Ruth (Giesenschlag) Kovar 96, of Snook passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2021, in Brenham, Texas. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Snook Brethren Church, with Bro. Joseph Polasek officiating. Burial will follow in the Giesenschlag Cemetery near Snook. The Family will receive guests at the church from 9:30 a.m. till 11:00 a.m.

Margie was born December 30, 1924, in Snook, Texas to parents Henry William Giesenschlag and Lillie Belle (Struck) Giesenschlag. She graduated from Snook High School, then Blinn College Class of 43. She also attended McKenzie Baldwin Business School, where she became proficient in  typing and bookkeeping. She married the love of her life, Raymond Kovar, on December 28, 1945. This Union was blessed with 65 wonderful years.

She was a teacher at Clay and Providence Schools and worked at Texas A&M in the wildlife department from 1958-1965. When Raymond opened Snook Auto &Tractor Supply, Margie became the bookkeeper.

She enjoyed collecting depression glass, cookbooks, and salt & pepper shakers. Fox News and TAMU Ladies Sports were her favorite things to watch. She also enjoyed playing boardgames with the grandkids. The grandkids fondly remember her crawfishing skills!

Margie loved cooking fried chicken and delicious sweets for her family. In her spare time she would quilt and crochet beautiful works of art. Margie and Raymond loved to travel. They would travel to various Trade and Craft shows where Raymond would demonstrate his blacksmithing skills.

Margie was preceded in death by her Parents, Henry and Lillie Giesenschlag, her husband, Raymond Kovar, a sister Mildred Barry and a brother Wilton Giesenschlag.

Margie is survived by her loving family, two sons, Glenn Kovar and wife Debra of Brenham, TX., and Mark Kovar and wife Kathy of Caldwell, TX., four grandchildren; Brent Kovar and wife Stacy, Lance Kovar and wife Heidi, Rachel Allen and husband Chris, and Justin Kovar and wife Rebecca. She was blessed with 11 great grandchildren; Joshua & Jacob Kovar, Matthew, Caleb & Logan Allen, Landon, Rylan, Madalyn & Noah Kovar and Jaina & Kane Kovar. She also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Serving as Pallbearers are; Joshua Kovar, Matthew Allen, Caleb Allen, Logan Allen, Jacob Kovar, Landon Kovar, Rylan Kovar and Noah Kovar. Honorary Pallbearer will be Kane Kovar.

In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations may be given to the Snook Brethren Church General Fund or charity of your choice.

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Service Schedule

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Tuesday, August 31, 2021

9:30 - 11:00am (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

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Interment following funeral service

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Giesenschlag Cemetery

, Caldwell, TX 77836

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