obituary Margaret (Gerik) Scott
- Waco Tribune Herald
Mar 6, 2008
Margaret Scott, 88, of West, passed away Tuesday March 4, 2008 at West Rest
Haven. A rosary will be recited 6 p.m. Thursday at Aderhold Funeral Home
Chapel by the Rev. Anthony Odiong, followed by visitation till 8 p.m. Mass
of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic
Church of the Assumption in West, with the Rev. Ed Karasek as celebrant.
Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery.
Mrs. Scott was born Nov. 1, 1919 in Waco, the daughter of Vince and Anna
(Vavra) Gerik. She attended school in Tokio. On Feb. 10, 1941 she was
united in marriage to Talmadge "Tal" Glenn Scott in Waco. He preceded her
in death on Oct 21, 1994. She was a homemaker and loved spending time with
her family. Margaret enjoyed cooking, gardening, whistling, playing drums
and listening to Czech music. She was a member of Catholic Daughters of
America Court #829 and St. Mary's Catholic Church of the Assumption in West,
where she faithfully sang in the PTC funeral choir for many years. She was
also a member of KJZT St. Ludmila Society #11 and SPJST Lodge #54.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 11 brothers and sisters; two sons,
Gene Scott and Larry Scott; and one great grandson, Jacob Daniel Scott.
Survivors include one son, David "Butch" Scott and wife Lou of Bryan; one
daughter, Debby Marak and husband Harry Lee of West; a daughter-in-law,
Dolores Scott of Ft. Worth; a sister-in-law Carolyn Gerik; five
grandchildren, Derek Scott and wife Kim, Brian Scott and wife Jennifer, Chad
Marak and wife Sasha, Amber Marak and fiancé Zachary Brown and Richard Scott
and wife Shanna; seven great-grandchildren, Deven, Derek Jr., Brittany,
Caleb, Lauren, Paige and Rick; one great-great granddaughter, Miranda Scott;
several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Active pallbearers will be Richard Scott, Derek Scott, Brian Scott, Chad
Marak, Tommy Gerik and Emanuel Mitchell. Honorary pallbearers will be the
members of St. Mary's PTC Choir.
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