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Lillian Louise Lenz

October 8, 1934 — June 18, 2023


Lillian Louise Lenz, dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, reunited with the Lord and loved ones on June 18, 2023 at the age of 88. She was born October 8, 1934 in Guadalupe Co., TX to Walter Carl and Frieda Louise Voss Dreibrodt. 

She married Robert Lee Lenz on May 10, 1953, at Friedens Church in Geronimo, TX. They were married for 53 years until his death in 2009. She lived her early life on the farm in Zorn, Texas, and moved to San Antonio where she raised 3 children, Kenneth, Stephen and Sandra with her husband Robert. In 1980, she moved to Houston with her husband and lived there until 2010 when she returned back to her farm house in Zorn. In 2015, she moved in with her daughter Sandra in San Antonio and remained under her care in San Antonio until her death in 2023. 

She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, daughter and friend - a loving soul and spirit with a beautiful smile and affectionate nature. She loved music, gardening, polka dancing, oil painting, arts and crafts, working with cattle, her dog Cody, and just being outdoors.  She also loved socializing, going to church and family reunions, shopping, traveling, and spending time with family. She was blessed with the ability to yodel and entertained the audience and students by yodeling at the Dietert School end of school plays in her youth. Her love of farm life was reflected in her showing of cattle at many shows of the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, active involvement in the Future Farmers of America (FFA), and three consecutive titles as FFA Sweetheart.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband Robert Lee Lenz, her parents Walter and Frieda Dreibrodt, sister Ruby Schaefer and husband Leslie, sister Mildred Krause and husband Kermit, brothers Weldon and Freddie Dreibrodt, as well as Robert’s parents, Martin and Thelka Lenz, brother Dudley and sister Shirley.

Left to cherish her memory are daughter Sandra Lenz, sons Kenneth and Stephen Lenz, grandchildren; Nathan, Justin, Angela, and Brandon Lenz,  Kristen Thatcher, 6 great grandchildren, sister-in-laws Joyce and Agnes Dreibrodt, along with spouses of family and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Goetz Funeral Home at 713 N. Austin Street in Seguin, TX. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on June 30, 2023 at Emanuel’s Lutheran Church at 206 N. Travis Street in Seguin, TX. The burial will follow at San Geronimo Cemetery at 1620 E. Walnut Street in Seguin, TX.  

Pall bearers will include Nathan Lenz, Brandon Lenz, Justin Lenz, David Dreibrodt, Darrell Dreibrodt, and Kraig Krause. 

In lieu of flowers, Memorial donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. ( in honor of Lillian.

The Lenz family would like to express their sincere gratitude to all of the caregivers, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and extended family members who have shared extraordinary love, care, and support over the years.

Funeral Services will be livestreamed here on Lillian's obituary page. Streaming can be viewed live and will also be available for viewing after services are completed.    

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Thursday, June 29, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 30, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Emanuels Lutheran Church

206 N Travis St, Seguin, TX 78155

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Friday, June 30, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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