Alice Marie Strmiska Tschoerner

Alice Marie Strmiska Tschoerner, 81, passed away on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 in Temple.

She was born on July 30, 1939 in Taylor to Albert and Edna (Wolbrueck) Strmiska.

She attended elementary school at Friendship and graduated from Taylor High School in 1958.

In 1961, Alice married Alvin Marek. Together they had three sons, Harold, David and Kenneth.

Alice worked in the family granary and gin business and often brought meals to the family out in the fields. Her sons loved her dearly and she loved them the same.

In her life, she loved cooking a great meal for her family, spending time with her family and friends, flower and vegetable gardening, taking care of the family pets and would not turn down a waltz or a polka dance! Alice had the most beautiful smile and loved doing for others. Alice married Joe Tschoerner and resided in Schwertner until becoming a resident at Will-O-Bell nursing home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Joe; sister, Rosalie Lefner and brother-in-law Edmond Lefner.

Alice is survived by former husband, Alvin Marek; children, Harold Marek (Deborah), David Marek (René), and Kenneth Marek (Deanna); grandchildren, Keaton Marek, Michael Bayer (Mikka Dee), Amber Elliot; great-grandchildren Alexavier, Alyssia and Ashlyn Martinez; her sister, Betty Inman (Bobby); nephews, Clayton Lefner (Patty), Michael Lefner (Kimberly), Stephen Lefner (Lynsey); nieces, Angela Inman; grandnephews, Weston Lefner, James Lefner, Brycen Lefner; grandnieces Claire Berry (Cameron), Jessica Mladenka (Brian); and great grandniece Adelina Berry.

Serving as pallbearers are Keaton Marek, Clayton Lefner, Michael Lefner, Stephen Lefner, Brycen Lefner and Brian Mladenka.

Honorary pallbearer is Angela Inman.

Visitation was held Friday, Sept. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Condra Funeral Home in Taylor.

Rosary was held Saturday, Sept. 12, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylor.

Graveside service will be held following the rosary at 2 p.m. at Taylor City Cemetery.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space will be limited at the rosary and graveside services and social distancing/face-mask guidelines will be followed.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylor, Tx.

Arrangements under the direction of Condra Funeral Home.