Estherlene Threlkeld

Oct. 24, 1931 - Dec. 20, 2018

Estherlene Florene (Rogas) Threlkeld was reunited with her husband, three sons, grandson and the Lord on December 20, 2018. Her life will be honored at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019, in a graveside service at Robinson Cemetery, with The Rev. Joe Chamness officiating. Following the service, there will be a reception for family, friends and loved ones held at the Robinson Fire Department.

Estherlene's life began October 24, 1931, to her loving parents, Tillie Strohmeier-Rogas and Otto Rogas in Blevins, Texas. She married the love of her life, James in 1950 and they raised three children together: Brenda, Michael and Bryant. She was a loving wife and mother and doting grandmother. Estherlene loved cooking, especially for her family as well as growing a variety of flowers and vegetables. For many years, she was employed by Word, Inc. in Waco as a supervisor of the mail department.

Estherlene is survived by a daughter, Brenda o'Leary; sisters, Lorene Kinder, Elcie Schedule and Joice Johnson; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

For those desiring, the family has suggested memorial contributions to the National Kidney Foundation at or the Susan G. Komen Foundation at

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Brenda, I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers.

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