Mary L. Dobbeke

August 30, 1927 ~ January 20, 2022 (age 94)


Mary L. Dobbeke, age 94, of Tampico, died Thursday, January 20, 2022 at Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center.

          Mary was born August 30, 1927 in Oklahoma the daughter of Floyd Branscum.  She married Otto Dobbeke on January 31, 1976 in Yorktown.  He preceded her in death in 2012.  Mary was a homemaker.

          She is survived by her nephew, Robert (Bille) Branscum of Dixon; many other nieces and nephews; two step sisters, Lillian Crafton and Leota Bolding; and three step brothers, Cleo Branscum, Dwayne Branscum and Odell Branscum.

          She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; her brother, W.T. Branscum; and one step brother, Harold Branscum.

          Visitation will be Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at the Garland Funeral Home in Tampico with the funeral following at 11:00 AM.  Burial will be at Hopeland Cemetery in Buda. A luncheon will follow at Tampico Community Center.

          In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Tampico Fire and Ambulance.

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