VisitationMemorial Oaks Chapel
Brenham, Texas 77833
Ida Bell Loewe Stiewert, 78, passed away at Scott & White Hospital in Temple on January 10, 2020. She was born on September 21, 1941 to Emil & Ruby Seale Loewe in Round Top, Texas. "Bell" as known to her friends was baptized on March 4, 1951 and confirmed on March 25, 1956 in Bethleham Lutheran Church, Round Top, by Pastor A.B. Weiss. On June 1, 1958 she was married to Virgil Stiewert in Bethleham Lutheran Church by Pastor Otto Fehler. Bell received her education at Round Top-Carmine schools and was a member of the class of 1960. She enjoyed watching soaps on TV and loved Cubs football games on the radio. Most of her time was spent cooking and baking for her family and friends, being one of the best at both. She also operated a private home day care for 15 years.
Survivors include her husband Virgil Stiewert, sons and daughter-in-law Virgil Stiewert, Jr. and Myron & Sherry Stiewert, grandchildren Jason Stiewert and his mother Tuttie, Kellie Stiewert & Chance Parker, Demi & Payton Smetana, Tanner Stiewert and their mother Tracy, great grandson John Smetana, sisters Annie Ruth Koopmann & Mary Lou Simek, sister-in-law Rose Ann Loewe and several nieces and nephews.
Bell was preceded in death by her parents, Emil & Ruby Loewe, her parents-in-law Reinhardt & Laura Stiewert, her son Randy Stiewert, her brother Emil Loewe, brother and sister-in-law Mike & Nancy Schrader, sister & brother-in-law Daisy & Wilburn Meinecke, brothers-in-law Wilburn Koopmann & Louis Simek.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. at Memorial Oaks Chapel. The Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Memorial Oaks Chapel with Pastor Jill Vivroux officiating. Burial will follow in Prairie Lea Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Daryl Dahman, Joe Gravenmier, Tim Murski, Dylan Simek, Louis Simek, Jr., Payton Smetana, Jason Stiewert & Tanner Stiewert.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or your favorite charity.
Funeral arrangements for Ida Bell Stiewert are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham, 979-836-4564.
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