Martha Aleene (Luthringer) Sugarek

Martha Aleene (Luthringer) Sugarek

Martha Aleene (Luthringer) Sugarek passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019, in Beeville, Texas, at the age of 94.

Mrs. Sugarek was born January 11, 1925, in Bee County to Frank and Rosalie (Dickinson) Luthringer. She graduated from high school in Beeville in 1942 and was then employed by Commercial National Bank of Beeville. Aleene married Edward Lee Sugarek on January 19, 1946. They were engaged in farming and ranching, residing in the Central Community in Bee County for their lifetime.

Mrs. Sugarek was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Beeville where she was a devoted Sunday School teacher. She also taught many years at the Presbyterian Preschool. Aleene was a member of the Presbyterian Women of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) earning their honorary life membership award. She served the Presbyterian Women of F.P.C. Beeville as Treasurer. She was also an accomplished seamstress, cook and gardener.

Aleene is survived by three children, Susan Rossow, Mark (Deana) Sugarek and Jennifer (Mark) Dragon; seven grandchildren, Todd (Corissa) Rossow, Kurt (Katie) Rossow, Stacey (Jake) Roeschen, Jim (Gina) Sugarek, Ellen (Robert) Moritz, Trevor (Theresa) Dragon and Trent Lee Dragon; eight great-grandchildren; as well as cousins and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Lee Sugarek; a son, Edward Lee Sugarek II; her parents, Frank and  Rosalie Luthringer; a sister, Frankie Riggle; and a brother, Blaine Luthringer.

The funeral service was conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 21, 2019, at First Presbyterian Church in Beeville with the Rev. Meagan Ludwig officiating. Interment followed at Glenwood Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers were Trent Dragon, Bruce Healy, John Dunn, Paul Looney, Frank Stewart and Gary Williams.

Memorial donations may be sent to First Presbyterian Church, 908 N. Washington, Beeville, Texas 78102. 

Galloway & Sons Funeral Home