Winston Wayne Loehr, 80, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 in Richmond. He was born April 26, 1938 in Peters Community in Austin County, to John Christoph Loehr and Leona Marie Hintz Loehr.
Winston was confirmed in the Lutheran faith, Missouri Synod and received his bachelor’s degree in education from A&M College of Texas in 1960. He taught school in Lake Jackson after graduation and then moved his family to Needville where he taught Junior High Mathematics from 1964 until his retirement in 1996. He was a school bus driver for both school districts. He was a talented woodworker and loved gardening. Winston built the largest 100 unit Purple Martin house in Fort Bend County and spent countless hours watching the birds come and go.
Survivors include his wife, Ellvina Gardinall (Flentge) Loehr, five children, Deborah Kay Pike and husband Scott, Susan Marie Schuelke and husband Tommy, Patricia Ann Novak, John David Loehr and wife Suzanne, Cynthia Lynn Diehl and husband Steve, 11 grandchildren; Dylan Blaine Novak, Brandon Kyle Schuelke, Dalton Reese Novak, Bailey Marie Schuelke, Ryan Christopher Loehr, Kyler Darrell Teykl, Braeden Matthew Loehr, Tanner Winston Wayne Pike, Gretchen Leona Pike, Keeli Danee Teykl, Keigan David Loehr and one niece Dale Anet Wensel Heinsohn and husband Leslie and their families. Winston was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, May Dell Wensel and husband Leslie.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Davis Greenlawn Funeral Home with burial to follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Visitation was Monday evening, Jan. 14, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Stateroom at Davis Greenlawn Funeral Home.
Tributes and words of condolence may be left for the family at www.davisgreenlawnfh.com.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Greenlawn Funeral Home, 3900 B.F. Terry Blvd., Rosenberg, Texas 77471.