Catherine S. Luig, 86, of Scotland, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at Hospice of Wichita Falls. Her husband, Edward F. Luig, Sr. age 88, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Senior Care Center in Wichita Falls.
Vigil service and rosary were held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Windthorst, with Deacon Don Brown officiating. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Scotland, with Rev. Fernando Preciado, Vicar, officiating. Burial will follow at St. Boniface Cemetery under the direction of Aulds Funeral Home of Archer City.
Mrs. Luig was born Oct. 7, 1925 in Windthorst to Albert and Rose (Veith) Schroeder. She was the ninth of 11 children. She and Edward F. Luig were married June 12, 1945, in Dallas, and had 11 children.
Mrs. Luig was employed by Windthorst ISD in cafeteria services for 17 years. She was a member of
St. Boniface Catholic Church, Catholic Daughters, Christian Mothers Society, Hermann Sons Lodge #40, and the Scotland Senior Citizens.
Mr. Luig was born Oct. 10, 1923 in Scotland to Frank Joseph and Katherine (Schenk) Luig. He graduated from Windthorst High School in 1941.
Ed was a rancher and dairy farmer. He was active in the community and various organizations throughout his lifetime. He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree, and the Associated Milk Producers, Inc., where he served as president. He was a past director on the J-A-C Electric Coop board and had served on the Livestock Auction Committee for the North Texas Rehabilitation Center for numerous years.
Survivors include eleven children, Eddie Luig of Shannon, John Luig and wife Diane of Wichita Falls, Joyce Vieth and husband Charles of Windthorst, Cathy Ostermann and husband Donnie of Azle, Ken Luig and wife Jane of Scotland, Perry Luig and wife Rita of Holliday, Connie Winkles and husband Charles of Windthorst, Doris Sterling and husband Tony of Wichita Falls, Mark Luig and wife Lois of Scotland, Nanci Carr and husband Tom of Wichita Falls, and Judy Stewart and husband Fred of Wichita Falls; 28 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Luig is survived by three sisters, Bertha Wolf, Frances Hoffman and Ida Hoff, all of Windthorst; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Schroeder of Fort Worth, and Ida Schroeder of Wichita Falls.
Mr. Luig is survived by three sisters, Helen Buchanan of Corpus Christi, Dorothy Scheffe of Fort Worth, and Florence Koetter of Henrietta; and his sister-in-law, Laverne Luig of Archer City.
Mrs. Luig is preceded in death by six brothers, Fred, Louis, Paul, Jude, Ed, Albert, Jr.; and one sister, Rose Zihlman. Mr. Luig is preceded in death by one brother, Raymond Charles Luig; and one sister, Gladys Meurer.
They are preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Janice Luig; and one great-granddaughter, Reagan Ann Luig.
Memorials can be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, 4909 Johnson Road, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76310; the Scotland Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 103, Scotland, Texas, 76379; the North Texas Rehabilitation Center, 1005 Midwestern Parkway, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76305; or to a charity of choice.