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Isolde "Oma" Ahlschlager

April 10, 1936 - October 20, 2020

Isolde "Oma" Ahlschlager, age 84, of Columbus, Texas, passed away on October 20, 2020 in Columbus, Texas.

She was born on April 10, 1936 to Philip Hartmann and Elisabeth (Seitz) Hartmann in Mannheim, Germany. In 1958, she moved to Texas with her future husband, Monroe Ahlschlager, whom she married on May 18, 1958.

Isolde worked for many years beside Monroe and her son, Randy, at A & A Oil Company as co-owner and secretary. After Monroe's passing in 1998, she and Randy continued working side-by-side for 10 more years.

She was baptized Catholic in Germany, however, joined St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbus after moving to Texas.

Isolde enjoyed many things; her favorites included gardening, cooking, baking, reading, and spending time with her dachshund, Molly. She attended bingo every week and was always anxiously awaiting her next chance to catch the bus to Louisiana to gamble at the casinos.

Isolde is survived by her daughter Darlene Ahlschlager of Columbus, Texas; son Randy Ahlschlager and wife Cheryl of Sinton, Texas; granddaughter Chelsea Martinez of Austin, Texas; sister Ursula Karle and husband Willi of Mannheim, Germany.

She was preceded in death by her parents Philip Hartmann and Elisabeth Hartmann; husband Monroe Ahlschlager; sister Elsbeth Samstag and husband Hans.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 25, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus, Texas and at church Monday, October 26, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Funeral Service will be held on Monday, October 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbus, Texas. Pastor Alan Kethan will be officiating.

Burial will take place in Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery in Columbus, Texas.

Pallbearers are Clarence Ahlschlager, Jr., Randy Ahlschlager, Gary Ahlschlager, Emil Martinez, Jacob McDonald, and Rolando Martinez.

Memorials may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 267, Columbus, Texas 78934.

 
 


Isolde "Oma" Ahlschlager
April 10, 1936 - October 20, 2020
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