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In Memory of

Leroy A. Beyer

May 26, 1931 - January 6, 2018

Obituary


Leroy August Beyer, of Katy, Texas was called to the Lord peacefully with family at his side on January 6, 2018.

He was born in Moulton, Texas on May 26, 1931 to parents Anton Beyer and Emma Moeller Beyer. In 1951, at the age of 19, he joined the United States Army and was sent to the front lines of the Korean War. He served until the war ended in 1953, achieving the rank of Sergeant. He returned home to marry the love of his life, Emilie Machart Beyer on August 10, 1954....

Leroy August Beyer, of Katy, Texas was called to the Lord peacefully with family at his side on January 6, 2018.

He was born in Moulton, Texas on May 26, 1931 to parents Anton Beyer and Emma Moeller Beyer. In 1951, at the age of 19, he joined the United States Army and was sent to the front lines of the Korean War. He served until the war ended in 1953, achieving the rank of Sergeant. He returned home to marry the love of his life, Emilie Machart Beyer on August 10, 1954. They moved to Houston to start their lives together and raise 3 loving and loyal daughters. Leroy retired from Admiral Linen after 35 years of service. He and Emilie moved west to Katy where they spent their golden years working in the yard, playing bingo, and making trips across the Louisiana border to his favorite casinos. Leroy enjoyed being outdoors and cooking BBQ for his family and friends. He was a member of St. Theresa and St. Bartholomew Catholic churches and VFW Post 9182.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Emilie; three daughters and son-in-laws, Janet and Jeffrey Willey, Diane and Johnny Shipman, and Debra and Michael Tomczak; four grandsons, Jason, Corey, Jacob, and Derrick; five granddaughters, Andrea, Amanda, Krystal, Olivia and Miranda; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents, Anton and Emma Beyer and his two brothers, Tony and Julius Beyer.

The family would like to thank all those who visited him during his last weeks and who have offered meals and other assistance during this difficult time.

Visitation will be 5-7pm, Thursday, January 11 at Forest Park Westheimer Funeral Home. A rosary service will follow at 7pm.

Funeral Mass will be 2pm Friday, January 12 at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church with procession to Forest Park Westheimer for burial at 4pm.

Pallbearers: grandsons, Jason Hobartsch, Corey Shipman and Derrick Shipman; nephews, James Machart, Robert Machart, and Pat Janak. Honorary pallbearers: grandson Jacob Tomczak and nephew Marvin Machacek.