Doris E. Alves
February 9, 1929  -  November 1, 2018

Doris E. Alves

Goetz Funeral Home Chapel
713 N. Austin
Seguin, TX  78155
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 P.M.
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Cross Church
814 N. Bauer Street
Seguin, TX  78155
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
10:00 A.M.
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Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park
2951 TX-46
New Braunfels, TX  78130
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Doris E. Engelke Alves, of Seguin, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the age of 89. She was born in Guadalupe County, Texas on February 9, 1929 to Linda (Felkamp) and Harry Engelke, Sr.

She was preceded in death by her husband Harold E. Alves, Sr. “Shadow”, her parents and siblings Ruben Engelke, Clarence Engelke, and Alice Schneider. Surviving her are her children Charlotte Ramos (EZ), Janice Hargraves, Harold Alves, Jr. (Yvonne); grandchildren James “Jimbo” Schievelbein, Scot Schievelbein (Kristen), Donna Lewis (Bryan), John Michael Hargraves (Joy), Mason Alves (James), and Andrea Alves (Cash); as well as 10 great grandchildren. Also surviving her are sisters Nelda Huth, Mary Ann Staats (Alton), Josie Wilkenson, and brother “Sonny” Engelke Jr. (Allison), as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Doris and her husband were proud owners of the Lake Placid Café. She enjoyed gardening, bowling, cooking and trips to Las Vegas. Doris will be loved and missed by those that knew and loved her.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held at Cross Church (814 N Bauer St, Seguin, TX 78155) on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The Burial will follow at the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.


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  1. Robert Ierien
    La Vernia, TX

    Bubba and Yvonne thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  2. W A and Lana McKinny
    Seguin, TX

    May we express our deepest sympathy, sending love and prayers to the family. She was a lovely lady, and will be missed by many.

  3. Donna Dietzel-Poteet
    Miller Grove, TX

    Charlotte, Janice and Bubba,
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of you mom. We lost mama in January. I remember when we were young, I think we spent more time at "Shadow's" than we did at home. Its been so long but I am Carl and Irene's daughter.
    You and the entire family will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  4. Verna Schultze
    Seguin, TX

    Many good memories of the Lake Placid Café.

  5. Carol Bargfrede Ronshausen
    Nixon, TX

    Charlotte so sorry for your loss my deepest condloences for you and the family. Your mom was always so sweet.
    Love you all.

  6. Robert & Janet Sczech
    Seguin, TX

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Your mom was a wonderful lady and we were blessed to have known her.

  7. Donna Buch
    Seguin, TX

    Andrea so sorry for your loss

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