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From: "Peter_McCrae" <>
Subject: PIETSCH; Judith Selma Emily Gummelt-7/7/2005-USA/TX
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 22:39:30 +0100


Judith Selma Emily (Gummelt) Pietsch, age 61, of Austin was called home on
July 7, 2005 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Judy was born on
April 9, 1944, in Victoria, Texas to Rev. Walter B. and Selma (Simon)
Gummelt. She was baptized by her father on April 30 at St. Paul s Lutheran
Church, Edna, Texas. Judy was a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother who
will be terribly missed by her family and friends. Her childhood was spent
living throughout Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama. She married Roy V. Pietsch
in Winchester, Texas on July 11, 1964, and settled in Austin to raise her
family. She attended the University of Texas, and graduated from
Brackenridge Hospital School of Nursing in 1965. She touched countless lives
in 40 years as a Registered Nurse in Austin, most recently at St. David s
Hospital. Judy was a very active member of Christ Lutheran Church in Austin,
where she fulfilled her passion for teaching Sunday school to children,
singing in the choir and serving on various boards. Judy is survived by her
husband, Roy; son, Darrell and his wife, Rhonda of Waco, Texas, and their
children Haley, Madison, and Hayden; son, Duane and his wife, Tish of
Austin, Texas, and their children Caden and Grayson; sister, Marcia and
husband, Tim Bayer of Houston, Texas; sister, Kathy and husband, Gene
Bartels of Manheim, Texas; brother, Michael and wife, Diane Gummelt of
California; brother-in- law, Clarence Pietsch and wife, Helen of Austin,
Texas; sister-in-law, Lillian Pietsch of Winchester, Texas; and many nieces
and nephews. Visitation will be at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Funeral Home on
Sunday, July 10, 2005, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Services will be at Christ
Lutheran Church, 300 E. Monroe, Monday, July 11, 2005, at 11:00 a.m.
followed by burial at Forest Oaks at 2:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to
Christ Lutheran Church, Austin; Hospice Austin; or a charity of your choice.



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