Obit - Larry James Erdelt
- Victoria Advocate, 1 July 2009
LARRY JAMES ERDELT
PALACIOS - Larry James Erdelt, 63, of Palacios, formerly of El Campo, passed away on June 29, 2009. He was born on Sept. 6, 1945, in El Campo, to the late Fred and Annie Taylor Erdelt. He was a 1963 graduate of Louise High School. He was a retired road foreman of engines for BNSF Railroad.
He is survived by his wife, Berniece Zapalac Erdelt of Palacios; son, Jeffrey Erdelt and wife Trena of Katy; daughter, Jill Suzanne Matlock and husband Brad of League City; four grandchildren, Samantha Erdelt, Matthew Erdelt, Ty Matlock, and Taylor Erdelt; sisters, Bea Netardus and husband Eugene of El Campo and Freddye Janssen and husband William of Edna; and brother, Kenneth Erdelt and wife Janet of Ashland, Mass.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother-in-law, Charles James Zapalac.
Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today, July 1, 2009 at Triska Funeral Home in El Campo. A rosary will be recited at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2009 at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church in El Campo. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the church with Rev. Agustine Asante officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Janssen, Neal Janssen, Keith Casey, Alvin Korenek, Mike Offner, and Charlie Novak.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Philip's Catholic School, 304 W. Church St., El Campo, TX 77437.
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