SHINER: Dorothy Mae Boehm, 89, passed away, Tuesday, September 7, 2021. She was born September 20, 1931 in Hallettsville to Henry and Agnes (Janak) Schneider Sr. Her mother died when Dorothy was young child and she was then blessed with a good step-mother, Mary (Strakos) Schneider.
She married Albert W. Boehm on October 20, 1956 in Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Sweet Home and they were blessed with two daughters, Jane and Laurie. Albert died suddenly in 1993 and Dorothy worked hard raising her family on her own. Dorothy worked for Kaspar Wire Works for 16 years until her retirement. She was a member of Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, Eucharistic Minister, Catholic Daughters, Altar Society, VFW and KJZT. She devoted herself to volunteering at Shiner Nursing and Rehab and loved playing bingo and dominoes for a past time. She met her best friend and companion Johnny Seidenberger and they enjoyed life until his passing in 2017.
Survivors are her daughters, Jane Becker and husband Norbert of Victoria and Laurie Carter and husband Craig of Yoakum; grandchildren, Ryan Becker (Nicole), Casey Becker, Blake Carter and two great-granddaughters, Aubrey and Hailey Becker; sister, Bernice Bujnoch; sisters-in-law, Lillian Thurk and Alice Schneider.
Preceded in death by her parents and step-mother; husband, Albert W. Boehm; best friend, Johnny Seidenberger; sisters, Mildred Schneider, Margaret Smirak and Agnes Wilson; brothers, Henry Schneider Jr. and Joseph (Tex) Schneider.
Public viewing 12 noon to 5 p.m., Monday September 13, 2021 at Thiele Cooper Funeral Home.
Rosary 1:30 p.m. with Funeral Mass at 2 p.m., Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Sts. Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church with Rev. Paul Raz officiating. Burial to follow at Shiner Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Ryan Becker, Casey Becker, Blake Carter, Craig Carter, August Smirak and Ronnie Matias.
Honorary Pallbearers are Norbert Becker and William Barcak.
Memorials may be given to Shiner Catholic Cemetery Fund.
Arrangements by Thiele Cooper Funeral Home, 361-293-5656.