Maria Roswitha Horecka
June 18, 1943 ~ August 26, 2023
Resided in: New Braunfels, TX
Maria Roswitha Horecka, a long-time resident of New Braunfels, passed away at Eden Hill on Saturday afternoon, August 26, 2023 with her family by her side at the age of 80. Maria was born on June 18, 1943 in Germany to the late Ferdinand Harengel and Paula Boehme Harengel.
Maria moved to New Braunfels, Texas with her new husband Donnie in 1965. She was well loved by her friends and family in New Braunfels and beyond and by her church family. Her Catholic faith was most important to her and she enjoyed being a part of the Sts. Peter and Paul family. Maria relished traveling and enjoying time with her family and husband Herbert on the weekends and was proud of her girls and grandchildren, who proudly called her Omi.
Maria was preceded in death by her parents, Ferdinand and Paula Harengel; Maria’s first husband, Donald L. Horecka, who passed away on April 8, 2003 and by her sister, Sister Gertrude Hilaris. Survivors include her husband, Herbert Strunk; daughters, Donna-Maria Bowers and husband, George and Michelle Horecka and fiancé, Patrick Eckford; grandchildren, Haley and Sydney and by Maria’s brother, Robert Harengel and wife, Emmy. A time to visit with the family will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM with the recitation of the Holy Rosary starting at 7:00 PM on Monday, September 4, 2023 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. A reception will immediately follow in St. Mary’s Hall.
Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, September 5, 2023 10:00 am
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
386 N. Castell Ave.
New Braunfels, TX 78130