Rosa Lee Schulze, of New Braunfels, passed away on Feb. 13, 2012, at the age of 83. She was born on July 12, 1928, in Neiderwald, Texas, to Gustavo and Elsie (Oncken) Heinemann.
She loved working in her yard, gardening, and she loved to dance. Rosa Lee attended school at Rogers Ranch School, and graduated from Lockhart High School in 1945.
She was employed by Entex Gas Co. from September 1947 until September 1987, retiring after 40 years of service.
Rosa Lee was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ when she married Johnnie Schulze on April, 5, 1947, in Niederwald, Texas.
Her parents, cousin Benno Oncken and second cousin Richard Oncken preceded her in death.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Johnnie A. Schulze; five cousins: Alton Oncken and Julia Oakes, both of Gonzales, Texas, Alvin Oncken, of Houston, Ruth Barker of Georgetown, and Paul Oncken, of Leesville, Texas; 12 second cousins; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Family planned to receive friends at McCurdy Funeral Home, from 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at McCurdy Funeral Home in Lockhart. Interment will follow at Memory Lawn Memorial Park.
Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan St., Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-4791.