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Isaac Nohra

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Isaac Michael Nohra, 72, of Dale,Texas died Jan. 2, 2016 at St. David’s Hospital, Austin, Texas.
Isaac was born Nov.10, 1943 in Austin,Texas to Isaac and Marie (Joseph) Nohra.
He is survived by his wife, Tracy L. Nohra and daughter, Megan L. Nohra of, Dale; stepson, Logan Bock, of Houston, and four beloved step-grandchildren: Logan Jr., Luke, Nick and Amber Bock.
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o survived by his brother, Larry Nohra and wife, Margie; sister Lola Larivee and husband, Joe; sister, Doris Joseph and husband, Robert and their daughters, Dee Dee Sharp and Paula Craig, of Austin; sister, Matilda Attal, of Austin; cousin, Joe Tannos and wife, Mary Frances, of League City; cousins: Joe Joseph and wife, Becky, of Austin, Salem Joseph, of Austin, and his son, Salem, Jr., and wife Misty; Anthony Joseph and wife, Suzanne, and their sisters, Joanne Ryan and husband, Bob, of Austin, and Mary Fisher and husband, Jerry, of Brownwood, Texas.
Isaac was beloved by many; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Isaac is a life long resident of Caldwell County. He graduated from Lockhart High School in 1962, lettering in Football.
He graduated in May of 1968 from Southwest Texas State University with a B.B.A
At a young age, Isaac was active in the retail grocery business “Tom Joseph Grocery,” operated by his aunt, Mary Tannos and grandparents, Lola and Tom Joseph, who arrived in Caldwell County from Hakel, Lebanon in 1909 and were long time merchants.
With much enthusiasm, he purchased a tract of land in Lockhart in 1984 and built a neighborhood commercial shopping complex “Park Plaza Shopping Center” also opening “Park Plaza Drive-In Grocery and Gas,” operating it till 1995 when he sold his business to retire on his much loved Cattle Ranch in Dale, Texas.
Isaac enjoyed his family, friends, and many trips to Las Vegas. His word was his bond in business and life.
Isaac is preceded in death by his parents, Isaac Nohra, Sr. and Marie Joseph, of Austin; brother; Philip Nohra, of Luling, Texas; aunt, Mary Tannos of Dale, Texas; aunt, Nora E. Joseph, of Austin, Texas; and grandparents, Tom and Lola Joseph, of Lockhart.
Memorial Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lockhart, Texas, on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 at 10 a.m., with Rev. George Joseph  Jr. Officiating. Isaac’s remains will be returned home to his ranch.
Please make donations to American Diabetes Association.

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  1. Julie Michie 18 January, 2016 at 01:52 Reply

    Isaac was a great friend to my late husband, Joe. My sympathy to Tracy, Megan, and to all his family. Julie Michie

  2. Debbi Joseph Childress 22 January, 2016 at 18:11 Reply

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Isaac. I will always have wonderful memories of him and all of the Tom Joseph family on Elm Street in Lockhart — as I am a part of the John Joseph family who lived right across the street on our beloved Elm Street. I still remember Isaac at ‘Aunt Mary’s and Sittee’s’ store, and him selling candy to me. I remember Isaac once “saving us from a snake” which was on our house. I remember him and Phillip and the fireworks they loved to set off. I remember Isaac as a kind and easy going soul who remained a constant friend all of these years to my Uncle Ferris Joseph.
    My condolences go out to Isaac’s entire family. I will always cherish the memories of our family’s connections of Elm Street.
    God Bless and Rest In Peace Isaac.

    Deborah (Debbi) Joseph Childress
    The Woodlands, Texas

  3. Jan Arnold Barrow 25 January, 2016 at 21:22 Reply

    I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Isaac….I saw him 5 or 6 years ago at Mr. Taco at lunch….I went over to talk to him and he looked the same as I remembered so many years ago at Mary’s grocery store….I remember going there all the time for fireworks and candy….then in high school just to visit….Isaac, Phillip and Joe always there….So many fond memories….May you find peace during this sad time….Cherish the memories….

  4. Sheila McClain Perry 27 January, 2016 at 23:06 Reply

    I did not hear of Issac’s death until recently. I loved him so much! He and his family were so good to me and my family while we were in Lockhart. I remember the parties in Austin and getting to know all the family. I only wish I had known that he was sick……prayers to the family.

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