Evelyn Schwausch
Evelyn Schwausch
  • November 6, 1943 - August 9, 2016
  • McGregor, Texas

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Evelyn Schwausch, 72, of McGregor, Texas, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at her residence. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church in McGregor with the Reverend Joe Chamness officiating.
Mrs. Schwausch was born on November 6, 1943 in Dublin, Alabama to Thurman and Louise (Strickland) Durden. She married Rudy Schwausch on June 1, 1985 in Walburg, Texas and they celebrated over 17 wonderful years together until his death on February 10, 2003. Mrs. Schwausch loved baking cakes and sitting on her back porch watching the birds and her girls play; she loved the outdoors. She retired after 25 years of service as a sales representative with R.J. Reynolds where she worked the Temple and Georgetown area. Mrs. Schwausch was preceded in death by her father; Thurman Durden, mother; Louise Nichols, husband; Rudy Schwausch, brother; Bailey Pat Durden and sisters; Charlotte Robbins and Rosemary Nichols.
Survivors include her brothers; Ralph Durden of Corpus Christi, Texas, Martin Durden of Montgomery, Alabama, Joe Nichols and his wife, Leigh of Montgomery, Alabama and Jon Nichols and his wife, Janice of Plant City, Florida, sisters; Virginia Gagliano and her husband, Carl of Auburn, Alabama and Melinda Jackson and her husband, David of Montgomery, Alabama, honorary daughter; Paula King and her husband, Roger of Holland, Texas, her girls; Puddles and Coco and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Interim Hospice for their love and care that they gave Mrs. Schwausch.

Memorials may be made to Interim Hospice, Attn: Debra Carroll, 7401 Woodway Dr., Waco, Texas 76712 or the First United Methodist Church, 500 S. Madison, McGregor, Texas 76657.