Marjorie Ann (Neitsch) Arldt, 72, went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at her home in Walburg, Texas after a five year battle with breast cancer. She was born November 19, 1938 to Norma and Adolph Neitsch in Walburg. Marjorie was baptized November 19, 1938 and confirmed March 29, 1953 at Zion Lutheran Church in Walburg. On August 17, 1957 she married Milton Arldt at Zion Lutheran Church.
Marjorie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and expert seamstress. From 1976 until 1998, she and her husband Milton owned and operated Midway Auto Supply in Pflugerville, Texas. In retirement, she loved gardening, solving puzzles, especially Bookworm, and playing with her grandchildren. Marjorie also enjoyed volunteering at Zion Lutheran Church and School helping in both the school lunchroom and church office.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Norma and Adolph Neitsch.
Marjorie is survived by her husband, Milton Arldt of Walburg, Texas; daughter, Audrey Bielss and husband Stanley of Walburg, Texas; sons, Calford Dale Arldt and wife Julie of Coupland, Texas and Dwight Lee Arldt and wife Marci of Walburg, Texas; sister, Alice "Mitzi" Austin and husband Donald of Walburg, Texas; brothers, James Neitsch of Walburg, Texas and Howard Neitsch and wife Sandra of Winter Haven, Florida; and twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The family will receive guests for a time of visitation from 6:00- 8:00 P.M. Friday, May 13, 2011 at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Zion Lutheran Church in Walburg. Interment will follow at Zion Cemetery in Walburg, Texas.
Pallbearers are Calford Douglas Arldt, Brodie Arldt, Patrick Zipperer, Nate Hill, Carey Ben Neitsch and Donnie Domel. Honorary pallbearers are Bradley Neitsch and Codi Bittner.
Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church Building Fund, the Becker Scholarship Fund, or the Zion Cemetery Fund.
Arrangements by Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas 78628 (512)863-2564.