Funeral services for Frances Lorette (Schwausch) Kindler, 87, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 922 Lutheran Church Road in Copperas Cove with Pastor Tobin Scott officiating. Burial will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Copperas Cove.
Mrs. Kindler died Dec. 24, 2017. She was born Nov. 29, 1930, near Copperas Cove as one of three children to Theodore and Hulda Richter Schwausch.
Mrs. Kindler was baptized at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Dec. 26, 1930, by the Rev. L.J. Werner, and attended school in a one-room school house at Immanuel Lutheran Day School. On April 2, 1944, she was confirmed by the Rev. Werner.
Mrs. Kindler was a life-long resident of the Copperas Cove area. On Dec. 7, 1947, she was united in marriage to Marvin C. Kindler at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The union was blessed with two sons, Larry of Copperas Cove and Ronald of Allen.
After over 20 years of service, she retired from the Post Exchange at Fort Hood. Besides being a homemaker, her favorite hobbies were crocheting and making quilts. She enjoyed these hobbies very much. She spent many hours sewing quilts and loved to give them as gifts to family and friends.
Mrs. Kindler was a life-long member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She served her Lord by teaching Sunday school, vacation Bible school, and by being an active member of LWML.
Mrs. Kindler was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin of 58 years; her parents, Ted and Hulda Schwausch; and her brother, Eldor Schwausch.
She is survived by her two children, Larry Kindler of Copperas Cove and Ronald Kindler and wife, Gayla, of Allen. She is also survived by her five grandchildren: Lori Kindler and husband, Ken Clark, of Tucson, Ariz.; Shara Kindler of Plano; David Kindler and wife, Joli, of Austin; Jill Stevens and husband, Chris, of McKinney; Kyle Kindler and wife, Delena, of Burleson; and nine great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister, LaVerne Isert of Austin, and cousins, nephews, nieces, and many wonderful friends.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, the Cemetery Fund, or LWML at Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove, which is in charge of arrangements.