obit: Gerd Peters Conner Sr. - mom Peters
Thursday, September 29, 2011 11:46 AM CDT
Gerd Peters Conner Sr., 60, of El Campo passed away on Sept. 28, 2011 at his home. He was born Oct. 3, 1950 in El Campo to Guy Cecil and Freida Elizabeth Peters Conner. He was Owner of Conner & Sons Water Well Service. Gerd was Scout Master of Boy Scout Troup 333 for 20 years, a member of Knights of Columbus Council 2490, Ricebelt Coin Club, Elk’s Lodge and SPJST. Gerd and his wife Linda were instrumental in helping to bring the Retrouvaille program, which assists married couples in healing their brokenness, to the Diocese of Victoria.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Conner of El Campo; sons Gerd Peters “GP” Conner Jr. of Houston and Samuel Xavier Conner of Huntsville; daughters, Mary Kay Wood of El Campo and Lori Z. Cordova of Lockhart; grandchildren, Roger Wood, Eli Wood and Millie Wood; great-grandchild Serenity Wood; sister, Mary Ann Tucker of Angelton and step-mother, Minnie Lee Conner of Garwood.
Visitation will be from noon until 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 at Triska Funeral Home. Parish and KC wake service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church with the Rev. Gary Janak officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Nada.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to St. Philip’s Church or to the donor’s choice.
Pallbearers are Frankie Cernoch, Kris Volek, David Bubela, Grant Tripp, Jerome Wood and Jayson Cordova. Honorary pallbearers are Christopher A. Tucker, Lewis S. Tucker, Robert Bubela, Brett Bubela, Ryan Bubela, Nathan Bubela, Matthew Bubela, Jason Bubela, James Eide, Jonathan Eide, Rudy Bednar and Jerry Jones.
Arrangements by Triska Funeral Home, El Campo.
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