Resident Stories

Steve

Steve is one of Argent Court Brenham’s newest residents. Steve was born on December 11, in Lansing, Michigan where he also grew up and graduated high school and went on to Michigan State University where his team won all-state in football and later went into the Navy and worked on the submarine. Steve is a widower and has two daughters and two granddaughters of which one daughter lives in New Zealand and one of his granddaughters just received her Nursing Degree. Mr. Steve is an avid golf player and loved to play golf until he injured his leg and he hasn’t played since. One of his favorite foods is steaks (tenderloins) to be exact. He loves to watch sports preferably football. His favorite football teams are Michigan State University and the Dallas Cowboys! Prior to Steve moving to Argent Court he was living in Rockwall, Texas. He is Presbyterian and he has been a Mason for 76 plus years and he also likes to listen to light classical.

Dale and Wanda

Dale and Wanda are one of our newest couples of Argent Court. They have been married for 71 years. Out of this marriage they have two girls and two sons with one deceased. Wanda was born in Bay City, Texas and grew up in Texas City as well as Dale was born in Texas City where he mostly grew up as well. Dale is a veteran from Army/Infantry and also worked at the American Oil Operations where he retired. He is Methodist and he likes to listen to early composer’s music. He doesn’t like to be around people that think they are too much. One of his favorite foods is steak and he loves Blue Bell ice cream. One of his hobbies back in the day was woodworking. He also loves to watch football which he played when he was in high school. Dale had one brother which is deceased. Mrs. Wanda has a few hobbies that she likes to do which include painting, crocheting, doing crossword puzzles. She was an accountant for Amco Gas Company where she also worked up until her retirement. Mrs. Wanda is also Methodist she loves to play the piano and plays it very well. She says she always likes meeting new people and loves talking to them. She is a people person. The couple bought a farm back in 1963 for which they still have till this day.

Marvin

Marvin is from Pasadena, Texas where he was born and raised. After he graduated high school he owned his own supermarket for a while and then went into the Navy from 1950 to 1954. Marvin has three children, two boys and a girl and also three grandchildren. His favorite foods are Chicken Fried Steak with creamy gravy. His hobbies include woodshop and fishing. Marvin also likes to play black jack and poker. His favorite sport is football and he likes to go camping and go out to eat with his kids. He is a member of the Lions and Rotary club and also has a dog named Rodie that is his little best friend here at Argent Court.

Ada Jean

Ada Jean who prefers to be called Ada was born on March 3. She is a widow of Jack who she had been married to for 61 years. They had two sons and a daughter, four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Ada loves to watch old movies and read history books. She’s not too picky about what she eats but some of her favorites are beets and broccoli. She loves to watch the birds feed off of the bird feeder. She is a big Texas fan and she enjoyed going to the different Tennis tournaments that her husband was involved in. She was born in Belton, Texas where she lived until she was in the 7th grade and then moved to Brenham where she has been living prior to coming to live at Argent Court.