She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Anna Stiba; her brothers, Frank, Raymond, Henry, and August Stiba; her sisters, Claire Jozwick and Anne Presley; her loving husband, Andrew E. Drees; and her son, Henry F. Drees.
Survivors include her sons, Robert Drees of Karnes City, Ernest (Anzelma) Drees of Falls City; daughters Marjorie Pierce of Hobson, Sherry (Ken) Walker of Beeville; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 7 step-grandchildren; 19 step-great-grandchildren and brother-in-law Linus Drees of Independence, Missouri.
Visitation was held on Wednesday March 13, 2013, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home in Karnes City, Texas. Funeral services were held on March 14, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home in Karnes City, Texas, with Rev. Dwayne Burrell officiating. Burial followed at the Hobson Cemetery. Pallbearers: Larrell Drees, Randy Drees, Luther Pierce, Tom Pursley, Marianne Pierce, Michael Drees, Gary and Alan Pawelek and Clay Brindle. Honorary pallbearers were Daryl Drees and Robert Simnacher.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home.