Martha Ann Word Saur

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Martha Ann Word Saur passed away on April 24, 2014 at the age of 79. Martha was born in Taft, Texas on November 4, 1934. She is survived by her children; daughter, Debra Caraway and her husband Mike, son, Dennis (Wildman) Saur and his wife Debbie, twin daughters, Karen Batey and Sharon Saur-Romero; eight grandchildren, Steven Caraway and his wife Sandy, Melissa Lehmann and her husband Shannon, Dylan Saur and his wife Kirstie, Jessica Romero, James Paul Batey, Clinton Caraway, Drake Saur and his wife Sara and Keith Batey. She is also survived by her 12 great grandchildren who were her pride and joy, her brother Thomas Word and his wife Roberta; brother in law Robert Lee Saur as well as numerous nieces, nephews and long time family friends, Leroy and Margie Hagendorf and Oden and Gloria Gass. Martha is preceded in death by her husband, George Saur; her parents, Perry and Pauline Word; in laws, Henry and Clara Saur; sister, Lilly Mae Saur; brothers in law, Louis Saur and his first wife Selma and second wife Sandy, Alvin Saur and his wife Clara; sisters in law, Freida Saur, Erna Georg and her husband Harold. A Visitation will be held from 5:00-9:00 pm on Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Lux Funeral Home Chapel. A Service will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at the Grace Memorial Church. Interment will be private. The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to Grace Memorial Church.

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  1. Pauline and I wish to extend our sympathies to all the family. We are sorry for your loss. We know Martha Ann will be missed. We probably won’t make it to the funeral service but you will all be in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. We send our deepest sympathy to the Saur family. Martha Ann was always there for others, especially for my grandmother and Aunt Bernie. She was more like a sister to Aunt Bernie than a cousin. Martha Ann will be greatly missed. Her and Lilly Mae are together again, safe in the arms of Jesus. May these thoughts give you deep comfort in your times of sadness. Our prayer are with you, The family of Marvin and Linda (Jonas) Mullen

  3. Martha has meant so much to Russ and I. We will miss her so much. Love and prayers to all of you. Wonderful memories and stories will be with us all

  4. Have lots of great memories of you Martha, and you imparted a lot of wisdom into my life, in my early years. The laughter we shared while working with Anita’s catering. You radiated such joy and laughter into life. Love ya!

  5. Dearest Saur Family, Sending our deepest sympathy to you. She was a great matriarch for your family with lots of love for everyone. I know you will continue on her great traditions for generations to come. The Mays , Heiligmann and Hoegenauer Family.

  6. Dennis and Debbie, we extend our most heartfelt condolences to you and your family. We pray that our Father in Heaven will comfort you and all your family during this very difficult time. We love you and always hold you close to our hearts!

  7. My wife Becca and I wish to extend our deepest sympathies to Martha Ann’s family. We will remember her fondly as a source of laughter and love. Although that source is gone from our earthly lives, her memory will always hold a warm place in our hearts. Her light and love now shine their brightest in Heaven, where her joy is now made complete with our Lord. Until that day when we shall meet again in the endless kingdom, we bid our farewell for now. Bill and Becca Leader

  8. To the family I wish my deepest sympathy for your loss ! My God hold you all close to him and give you the strength you need. I have wonderful memories from our bunco club. She always had a smile and so cheerful. Enjoyed her company very much. She will be missed and we will all have our memories that will stay with us. May God Bless! Sending hugs and my love.

  9. The first couple I met when I moved to New Braunfels was Martha and George. They welcomed me to the neighborhood and into their home. I will always remember their kindness and generosity. Thank you Martha for being such a good friend to me. You will truly be missed by so many.

  10. Kery & I want to extend our deepest sympathies to Martha’s family. May God give you the strength during this sad time. She may be gone, but her memories will live on. Kery & Kathy

  11. My sincere condolences to the Saur family. Mrs. Saur was a wonderful woman and we’ve known her a long time (since my 27-year-old was at First Protestant Day Care!). You’re in our thoughts and prayers.

  12. Debbie and family, My sincerest condolences. May god be with you all. The times spent at Martha and George’s were the best. I truly thought of them as my second parents. What an amazing lady.

  13. Debbie & Family, Our sincere condolences to you and your family. I will always remember your mom happy and with a smile on her face whenever we saw her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time God Bless.

  14. Dear Dennis and Debbie and Saur Family, We are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our thought and prayers. Sending much love, Shelia and Andy Day

  15. I am sorry to learn of Martha’s passing. A fine couple George and Martha were. So sorry for their loss and for all of ours. God bless them all in their eternal home.

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