FALFURRIAS, Texas – Emma Doris Schuetz, 76, passed away Saturday, January 24, 2009 at her residence in Falfurrias. She was born on April 17, 1932 to William Bert Youngblood and Marie Ellis Youngblood in East Prairie, MO. She was a housewife. She was married to Jerry Lee Schuetz Sr. for almost 59 years since June 11, 1950. She was preceded in death by her parents, infant son Robert Schuetz, a grandson and her brother, James Cole.

Survivors include her husband, Jerry Lee Schuetz of Falfurrias; a son, Jerry Lee Schuetz Jr. (Beverly) of Jourdanton, Texas; two daughters, Mary (Robert) Olson  of  Corpus Christi, Texas, and Robbie (Steven)  Berg of Cibolo, Texas; a brother, William B. “W.B.”  (Jill) Youngblood of Delaware; two sisters, Peggy Bailey of New Hampshire and Ora Lee Stevenson of Corpus Christi; two grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday January 29, 2009 at the Funeraria Del Angel Howard-Williams in Falfurrias with Visitation starting at 5 p.m. that evening.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday January 30, 2009 at the New Covenant Church in Falfurrias with burial following at the Falfurrias Burial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the New Covenant Children’s School in Falfurrias.

Please honor Emma Doris Schuetz, by visiting the memorial at www.mem.com.

Arrangements  entrusted to Funeraria Del Angel Howard-Williams of Falfurrias.