Katie Maie Loehr Bryant of Sealy, TX passed away peacefully in her sleep in Humble, TX early on Saturday morning, December 5th, 2015 at the age of 90.
Katie was born in Bellville, TX to George and Natalie Loehr on August 25th, 1925 and grew up in Sealy, TX. She graduated from Bellville high School on May 27th, 1942 and moved to Galveston, TX where she eventually met and married her husband of over 50 years in 1946.
Katie was a much loved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was predeceased by her husband Allen Elvin Bryant of San Augustine, TX who passed on May 22nd, 1999 in Katy, TX. They resided and raised their two children in Houston, TX and eventually both retired in Sealy, TX. Allen and Katie ran several laundromat’s in the early 1960-’70s and eventually owned and operated the Bryant Plumbing Company which was a family held company for over 20 years. Katie over saw the day to day operations as the Office Manager and helped the company become very successful.
Katie enjoyed traveling throughout the US with her family and friends. She took many spontaneous road trips to her favorite destination spot in her later years to Branson, MO with her sisters-in-law. She was also very active in the community and associated, through her husband, with the Knights of Columbus Sealy Chapter. Katie was a long time member of the First United Methodist Church in Sealy, TX before moving to Kingwood, TX to be closer to family after her husband’s passing. Katie Bryant was happiest when making others happy and spent her years supporting and helping those around her.
She will be missed and loved dearly, but will always be remembered with joy by her family. Katie was predeceased by her daughter, Joyce Elaine Bryant-Hambrick, deceased June 26th, 1993 and survived by her son and his fiancé, Glenn Edward Bryant and Ricki Cheryl Haynes of Houston, TX, her three granddaughters and respective husbands, Amber Brook Fritz-Elliott and Michael Ryan Elliott, Christina Mae Bryant-Round and David Douglas Round, and Brittin Richele Bryant-Pike and Samuel Thomas Pike of Kingwood, TX, and her six great-grandchildren, Hannah Victoria Fritz-Young, Macen Ryan Elliott, Kevin Aaron Rueby, Heleina Joyce Round, Sidney Albert-Allen Round, and the baby, Lincoln Douglas Round.
The family viewing will be held at noon preceding the funeral at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 12th, 2015 at Knesek Bros Funeral Chapel, 768 Fourth Street Sealy, TX 77474. The funeral will be oversaw by Reverend Curtis Matthys of the First United Method Church of Sealy. Pallbearers for the service will be Glenn Bryant, Michael Elliott, David Round, Samuel Pike, Jason Rueby, and Kevin Rueby.