obit: Marcella Marie Schroeder Gerum - mom Haas
She was born Oct. 21, 1939 in Hallettsville to Henry and Emilie Haas Schroeder. Mrs. Gerum was a housewife and a Catholic.
Survivors include her mother; husband, Lawrence "Larry" Gerum of Houston; sisters, Elrose Baumgart of Columbus and twin sister, Gaynelle Staha of El Campo; and brother, Leon "Bootsie" Schroeder of Weatherford.
Mrs. Gerum was preceded in death by her father; sisters, Mildred Burrows and Joyce Gerdes; and brothers, Everett Schroeder and Henry "Sam" Schroeder.
A Rosary was recited Saturday, Nov. 29 at 12:30 p.m. at Buffington Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Peters officiating. Burial followed at Shiner Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner.
Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society or donor's choice.
El Campo Leader-News, The - (Feb/18/2004)