(Orange, Texas)

April 5, 2013

Robert F. Gerik

Claire Brothers Funeral Home
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — Robert F. Gerik, 82, was born October 4, 1930 in West, Texas and passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013 in Port Arthur, TX. He is preceded in death by his son Leonard Gerik. Mr. Gerik will be fondly remembered by his wife of 61 years, Margaret Steyaert Gerik; children, Joan Thibodeaux and husband Ray of Nederland, TX, Carolyn Kelly of Beaumont, TX, Steven Gerik and wife Linda of Phoenix, AR, Kathy Brown of Port Arthur, TX and Susan Stephenson of Nederland, TX. Other survivors include his 16 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Mr. Gerik has been a resident of Bridge City since 1960 and retired from James River in 1992. He will be loved and missed by all his friends and relatives. A mass was celebrated 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2013 at St. Henry Catholic Church 475 W. Roundbunch Rd. Bridge City TX, Father Steven L. Leger officiating. Interment followed in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Claire Brothers Funeral Home

7901 Hillcroft St.

Houston, TX 77081


713-271-7251 Fax

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