George Joseph Meisetschlaeger

George Joseph Meisetschlaeger

George Joseph Meisetschlaeger, 93, of Hitchcock departed this earthly life for his eternal resting place on June 23 at Mainland Medical Center in Texas City following a brief illness.

Visitation will be at Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson on Monday, June 26, from 5 – 7 pm.

A Memorial Service will be held at Crowder Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 27, at 10 am.

Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson.

He was born on October 14, 1923, in Moulton, Texas to Frank and Hermina Meisetschlaeger.

Mr. Meisetschlaeger was a resident of Hitchcock for more than 60 years and retired from Union Carbide in 1984 following a successful career of 37 years, working in the office.  In addition to love of family, he really enjoyed fishing and watching sports, particularly his beloved Astros.

He married Virginia Lee of Hattiesburg, Miss. on June 7, 1947. She preceded him in death in 1997.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, 6 brothers, and 4 sisters.

Survivors include 2 daughters: Virginia Lee Meisetschlaeger of Dickinson, Donna Marie Duncan and son-in-law James Duncan of Hitchcock; 4 granddaughters: Angela Lacy of Fredericksburg, Janice Salvato of Dickinson, Amanda Duncan of Waco, and Deanna Duncan of Hitchcock; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be James Lacy, Jacob Lacy, Aaron Salvato, Michael Surovik II, William Hancock and Marco Garza.

Honorary pallbearers will be James Duncan and Dennis Kirkindall.


  1. So sorry loss, Donna and Ginny. God bless you and your families.

    Barry Cook
  2. My sympathy goes out to two special ladies, Ginny and Donna! There are so many fond memories of the Meisetschlaeger family that I cherish from when we were neighbors years ago in Hitchcock!You were such a big part of our life then, and I will be forever grateful that we had that time together! God bless you and your families and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow and always!
    Love, Fran Koopmann and family

    Fran Koopmann

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