About Annie Mae Lamb:
Rockdale Reporter, Thur., 17 Oct 2002
Funeral services for Annie M. Synatzske, 88, of Thorndale,
were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2002 at the Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev.
Larry Hanlan of St. John?s Lutheran Church, Thrall officiating. Burial followed in the Thorndale City
Cemetery.She died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002 at Manor Oaks Nursing Home in Rockdale.
a lifelong Thorndale resident, was born Oct. 20, 1913 in Milam County to Joe Lamb and Annie Stolte
Lamb. A housewife, she and Charlie Synatzske were married Nov. 26, 1938. She was a member of St. John?s
Lutheran Church, Thrall. Mrs. Synatzske worked at many dime stores in Thorndale as well as waitressing
in restaurants in Thorndale and Noack. She led the Senior Citizens Center in Thorndale for many years.
her in death were her parents; sister, Lillie Mason; brother, Willie Lamb; son-in-law, Lawrence Seelig.
Surviving are: Husband, Charlie Synatzske of Thorndale; daughter, Ethel Seelig of Thorndale; granddaughters,
Brenda Brooks and husband Keith of Iraan and Beverly Hiatt and husband James of Guam; great-grandsons,
Garrett Brooks and James Hiatt II. Pallbearers were Martin Hobbs, James Caffey, John Kincade, Franklin
Synatzske, William Stork, Don Guthrie, Mike Hinostroza and Kenneth Menzel.