Dorothy Usey Eshbach
Dorothy Usey Eshbach, 90, of Bridge City died Thursday, Aug. 23, at Baptist Orange Hospital. Dorothy was born May 1, 1922, in Port Arthur and was the daughter of T.P. and Della Mae (Schmidt) Usey. She was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bridge City, an honorary member of the Bridge City Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Texas Airstream Gulf Coast Unit. In the mid 1950’s Mrs. Eshbach started a children’s clothing store known as The Kiddie Kottage. It later became The Kottage and she operated it until 1985. She also owned The Korner.
Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at St. Paul United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brad Morgan officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.
Mrs. Eshbach was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jay M. Eshbach, Sr. and her best friend, Margaret Saint.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Jay M. and Kay Eshbach II of Beach City, Cal T. and Connie Eshbach of Bridge City and Edgar H. and Monty Eshbach of Orangefield. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Lori Comanich, Trey Eshbach, Christy Eshbach, Eric Eshbach and Melissa Eshbach-Moss and great grandchildren, Kai Eshbach, Canon Comanich, Bryce Crew, Brooklynn Young, Landon Young and Easton Eshbach.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1155 W. Round Bunch Rd, Bridge City, TX 77611.