Gerald Charles Streit went to be with his Lord, on February 15, 2021, at the age of 77. He was a wonderful and dedicated husband, father and grandfather. He was born on April 23,1943, in Newark, NJ to Richard and Eunice Streit.
Gerald was a graduate of Bellaire High School in 1961. After High School he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas Lutheran College, in Seguin, and later earned his Masters Degree, in Advanced Sciences, from the University of Houston.
He was an excellent teacher of the regular and advanced sciences. He taught at Karl Downs High School, Weimar High School, and Rice Consolidated High School. He retired in 2005, after 35 years of teaching, to take care of his wife who was recovering from cancer.
Gerald always had a sharp wit which entertained those around him. His humor was spontaneous and hilarious.
He was an avid reader, enjoyed watching old Westerns and was self-taught computer whiz.
He was very active in his church, Faith Lutheran, and was always willing to volunteer with church and community activities where his wife, Jannette, was involved.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard; mother, Eunice; and sister, Carolyn.
He leaves his family: wife, Jannette; daughters, Elizabeth Kulhanek and husband Patrick; Laura Eschenburg and husband Justin; grandsons Cameron and Colby Eschenburg; and brother, Richard Streit.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Faith Lutheran Church, Weimar; Mary Gray Foundation for mentally and physically handicapped adult group homes-3006 State Hwy 159, LaGrange, 78945; Boys and Girls Clubs of Champion Valley; Weimar Food Bank; or Parents As Teachers.
A memorial service is scheduled for Friday April 23, 2021, at Faith Lutheran, in Weimar at 2:00. Visitation will be held from 12:00-2:00.
Services entrusted to Hubbard Funeral Home, 216 East Jackson Street, Weimar, Texas 78962.
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