OBIT: Jerry Henry Marek, Jr.
The Victoria Advocate - http://TheVictoriaAdvocate.com Jerry Henry Marek, Jr. - THE PIERCE COMMUNITY
Friday, September 2, 2005
Jerry Henry Marek, Jr., resident of Wharton, formerly of the Pierce Community, passed away on September 1, 2005 at the age of 79. He was born on August 6, 1926 in Pierce, Texas to the late Jerry H. and Lurlene Werlla Marek. He was a farmer and a retired operator for Transco.
He is survived by his wife Ornlise Berberich Marek; three sons-Thomas Edward Marek of El Campo and wife Veronica; Terence Duane Marek of Wharton and wife Susan; and Travis Lynn Marek of Wharton and wife Tina; and one daughter-Debra Gay Marek Wheeler of Austin and husband Roy; eleven grandchildren-Christian Joseph Von Drehle, Kelly Virginia Von Drehle, Cody Austin Von Drehle, Ann Marie Marek, Philip Michael Marek, Joshua Jay Marek, Didi Lynn Marek, Jenna Paige Wheeler, Courtney Michelle Wheeler, Jay Allen Marek, and Sara Marie Marek.
He is preceded in death by his parents, first wife-Gloris Ella Janssen Marek, and sister Maebelle Barr. He was a World War II veteran of the US Navy.
Visitation will begin on Saturday, at 12:00PM at Triska Funeral Home in El Campo. (Sept. 3)
The family will receive friends from 5-7PM on Saturday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be on Sunday at 3:00PM at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wharton, Texas with Pastor Laura Olson officiating. (Sept.4)
Graveside services will be at 5:30PM on Sunday at Oaklawn Memorial Park in El Campo. Pallbearers will be the grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 225 NE Avenue, Wharton, Texas 77488.